The total deficit of all private-sector pension funds in the U.K. increased 10% in June and 41.5% over the year ended June 30, to a record £341 billion ($465.5 billion) said JLT Employee...
July 01, 2016 | 11:13 am
Corporate defined benefit plan sponsors likely will step up allocations to liability-driven investing and raise pension contributions in coming months, according to pension strategists.
June 27, 2016
The U.K.'s stock markets, pound sterling and growth forecast continued to fall Monday following the outcome of a referendum deciding that the country should leave the European Union.
June 27, 2016 | 07:01 am
Potential demand for high-quality, long-duration bonds could amount to $600 billion in total over the next few years due to both a shift to more fixed-income allocations and a shift within fixed...
June 27, 2016
Retirement and public policy don't always mesh well, said participants on several panels during the Global Future of Retirement conference.
June 27, 2016
Volatility was the theme for the first half of 2016, as markets oscillated between risk-averse and risk-seeking regimes, said a new report on U.S. asset managers from Moody's Investors Service.
June 23, 2016 | 04:21 pm
There's a common element between present-day headline news items, such as the upcoming Brexit referendum, accusations of the Federal Reserve being inconsistent, the rise of negative nominal interest...
June 20, 2016 | 04:11 pm
Treasuries fluctuated, after 10-year note yields touched the lowest level since 2012, amid shifting bets on the outcome of next week’s U.K. vote on membership in the European Union.
June 16, 2016 | 11:04 am
Weaker-than-expected job growth convinced members of the Federal Open Market Committee to stand pat on the federal funds rate and to be even more cautious going forward, said materials released at...
June 15, 2016 | 03:03 pm
The $1.5 trillion market for U.S. Treasury bills, known as an oasis of stability for investors worldwide, is experiencing the most volatility since the financial crisis.
June 07, 2016 | 12:03 pm
The European Central Bank is ready for any outcome of the U.K.’s referendum to decide whether it will remain in the European Union, said Mario Draghi, president of the ECB.
June 02, 2016 | 12:16 pm
Donald Trump's anti-trade, anti-immigration and isolationist policies would not bode well for the U.S. economy or the country's standing in the world, say two investment strategists.
May 19, 2016 | 03:27 pm
A hike in the federal funds rate at the June meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee is looking more likely, judging by the minutes of the April meeting released Wednesday.
May 18, 2016 | 04:12 pm
J.P. Morgan Asset Management says U.S. corporate bonds are attractive and Japanese investors are gobbling them up. The PIMCO Total Return Fund is doubling the amount it’s allowed to invest in...