1286 briefings from 389 companies
Against a challenging economic and financial-market backdrop, Newton believes it is vital to maintain an objective view on investment opportunities and threats. In seeking to do so, it uses a dynamic framework of global investment themes. Download this industry voice special focus to learn more.
Published:08 April 2015
Business Area:Defined Contribution Pensions
Unconstrained fixed income investments may offer the flexibility needed in today's environment. Actively managed strategies that go beyond traditional benchmarks may provide expanded opportunities & global strategies might be able to spread interest rate & currency risk across multiple countries.
Published:17 December 2014
This ‘smart beta’ guidebook offers insight into the investment rationale, performance and factor exposures for 12 of Russell's smart beta indices and also explores index combinations that may help investors generate their own ideas for shaping their desired risk/return profile.
Published:14 December 2014
The Trustee Barometer survey delves into the minds of the UK's pension fund trustees. The findings reveal the changing role of trustees and the latest scheme thinking on topics such as technology, risk transfer and governance.
Published:15 September 2014
This paper explains how Target Pension Plans work, and why they give better and more reliable pension incomes. It offers guidance on the proper way for them to be regulated, in order to ensure that they offer a safe and secure solution and addresses a number of questions which people might have.
Published:18 June 2014
Business Area:Collective defined contribution
This paper explores why the investment industry has become so focused on using volatility as a measure of risk, and the potentially dangerous implications that has for long-term investors in achieving their objectives.
Company:The 300 Club
Published:12 June 2014
This guide to Pensions Stability explores the new financial and operational model for defined benefit (DB) pension schemes. Pension schemes are still being run with far greater risk than is necessary and there is an opportunity to create a more stable pensions environment for trustees and sponsors.
Company:Aon Hewitt UK
Published:10 June 2014
Business Area:Defined Benefit Pensions
Hedge funds diversify by accessing idiosyncratic risk exposures - The proportion of a fund’s returns that are attributable to alpha, as opposed to beta, therefore matters a lot – as can be seen in this analysis of which strategies delivered the most alpha in 2013.
Published:19 May 2014
This paper explores the value of applying a dynamic risk-reduction approach to equity management in varying volatility regimes.
Published:09 May 2014
This whitepaper discusses flexible fixed income investing in a portfolio context and explores ways in which investors can improve the risk/return profile of their bond portfolio.
Published:09 May 2014