Asset class faction and interest has grown by almost 50 members since last year.
Aggregate pension debt drops by $9 billion, but combined S&P 1500 debt is still more than $2 trillion.
Parliamentary committee said a voluntary approach for asset managers would not be effective.
The aggregate funded level of the FTSE 100 pension funds climbed to 99% last month.
Government assessment finds structural flaws, ‘entrenched underperformance.’
However, some funds are ‘worryingly complacent’ says Parliamentary committee.
Report says New Jersey, Colorado pensions risk insolvency without intervention.
Despite rising funded status trend, many plans will run out of assets within 10 years.
Report estimates that pension plans’ funding status rose to 101% at year-end 2017.
Study finds public pensions added $137.3 billion to state and local coffers in 2016.
While most strategies recovered, liquid alternatives struggled for the third month in a row.
Paradise Papers reveal $30 million invested in offshore hedge funds and private equity firms.
Milliman reports a 1.7% drop in the funded ratio of US DB plans from the end of 2017.
Aggregate funded level of 5,588 pensions increased 5.6% over the past 12 months.
Report finds investments focused on Asia-Pacific region have been mutually beneficial.