Hymans Robertson has showed that by 2012, pension risk transfers are set to surpass £1 billion in the fourth quarter.
News Archive: Nov - 2010
The Gulf country's sovereign wealth fund is expected to purchase a stake in General Motors after it issues its IPO later today; Australian Future Fund Chairman David Murray seeks EU stability.
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp., which insures the pensions of one in seven Americans, revealed that its annual deficit increased 4.5% to $23 billion.
Compensation in the US asset management industry is rebounding after two less lucrative years, a new report reveals.
Pension experts have warned that plans by the European Union to introduce new rules on pension funding run the risk of undermining pensions rather than strengthening them.
The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) has bought the rights to license proprietary portfolio management software from Jersey-based Ermitage, and has revealed it will cease releasing its annual Focus List of underperforming stocks.
A study of 2009 returns of 37 pension plans at US-based insurance companies has shown that the funded status of US life and non-life insurers' defined benefit pension plans has widely improved in 2009.
According to a regulatory filing, Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings invested about $106 million in Brazil's Petrobras during the last quarter.
Chief Executive Officer Johannes Teyssen revealed that E.ON wants to raise $20 billion through asset disposals by the end of 2013 to lure pensions looking for steady, inflation-protected returns electricity lines provide.
A study by The Conference Board shows that by the end of 2009, institutional investors -- including pension funds, insurance companies, savings institutions, and foundations -- had registered substantial gains in 2009, rebounding to pre-crisis levels.
Investment consultants at Mercer, Rocaton, and Towers Watson share their views with aiCIO readers on the short and long-term impacts of the Federal Reserve’s second bout of bond purchases (QE2) for US pension funds and for the economy as a whole.
Loren Fox, senior research analyst at Strategic Insight, says the Fed's attempt to use quantitative easing to boost the US economy will exacerbate concerns regarding bond mutual fund investors.
aiCIO Editor-in-Chief Kip McDaniel speaks with Bob Prince, co-CIO of Bridgewater Associates, and Bryan Belton and Eddie Qian of PanAgora on the Federal Reserve's second round of Quantitative Easing (QE2).
The country’s largest public pension fund has said it will pour $500 million into 'green' companies, focusing on “top performers that have improved share value and also done good for the environment.”
The fund manager's latest quarterly survey has revealed a continued level of inflation hedging and a slight decrease in interest rate hedging.