Politics will be key for European markets in 2017 as a series of upcoming high-profile elections begins to shift money management executives' focus away from the monetary policy debate that has...
December 26, 2016
The U.K. Treasury Committee will consider the effectiveness and impact of monetary policy since the 2008 financial crisis, looking in part at the unintended consequences for retirement plans and...
December 22, 2016 | 11:47 am
A former equity portfolio manager at BlackRock has been sentenced to 12 months in prison for insider dealing.
December 21, 2016 | 01:40 pm
Ghadir Abu Leil-Cooper has been named global head of equities at Barings.
December 21, 2016 | 12:57 pm
The U.K. defined benefit market needs a “nuclear deterrent” for pension fund sponsors that might seek to avoid their responsibilities, recommends the Work and Pensions Committee.
December 21, 2016 | 06:56 am
Norges Bank will exclude 15 bond issuers, including five U.S. companies, from the Government Pension Fund Global based on coal product exposure.
December 21, 2016 | 11:43 am
Robert Holford is joining the Financial Conduct Authority in the U.K.
December 20, 2016 | 04:06 pm
As absurd as it might seem to investors in global bond funds, risk in bonds issued by some of the 19 members of the eurozone may, quite soon, become among the scariest in the world.
December 20, 2016 | 09:59 am
The Bank of Japan closed a tumultuous year for monetary policy with an upgrade to its assessment of the economy while keeping its yield curve and asset purchase programs unchanged.
December 20, 2016 | 09:34 am
Royal County of Berkshire Pension Fund, Maidenhead, England, committed £15 million ($18.9 million) and is the seed investor in a new strategy to direct institutional capital into the...
December 19, 2016 | 03:38 pm
Poland says it will lower the retirement age for both men and women, effective Oct. 1, 2017.
December 19, 2016 | 01:42 pm
Chinese A shares — stock listed on mainland exchanges — are an increasing focus of the major index providers, with both FTSE Russell and MSCI Inc. providing provisional indexes for...
December 19, 2016 | 08:00 am
Local Pensions Partnership, a £10 billion ($12.6 billion) asset and liability management partnership between the London Pensions Fund Authority and Lancashire County Pension Fund, Preston,...
December 16, 2016 | 04:14 pm
Coats Group PLC, an industrial thread manufacturer, will pay £255 million ($320.5 million) following a settlement with the U.K.’s Pensions Regulator to cover the benefits of two of its U....
December 16, 2016 | 02:32 pm
Quebec Pension Plan, Quebec City, could institute the same enhancements that have been approved for the C$300.5 billion ($227.9 billion) Canada Pension Plan, Ottawa.