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The falls over the past two years in high yield and emerging market debt (‘alternative credit’) credit spreads,1 along with indications of late-cycle behaviour in the US, has led some investors to be nervous about allocating to these areas. But should pension schemes reconsider?
The ‘active versus index’ debate has become part of the furniture for investors in funds, where each of these types of strategies offers a different set of risks, costs and benefits over time. While active managers can add value through their expert stock selection and research capabilities,
In today’s challenging markets, investors need to work hard to optimise their level of return in line with their risk tolerances. It is little wonder, then, that asset managers have been responding accordingly with more outcome-focused, multi-asset investment solutions.
Is artificial intelligence over-hyped, or are we at the vanguard of a new wave of corporate productivity improvements ushered in by next-generation technology?
As a result of rapid productivity improvements, US shale oil has revolutionised the oil industry. Born out of cheap financing following the global financial crisis, it now challenges the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) as the world’s swing producer and has reduced prices to the
DB pension schemes are maturing. According to Mercer, over half of UK DB pension schemes are cashflow negative or soon will be, with 85% of cashflow positive schemes expected to turn cashflow negative within 10 years.
We consider the implications of transfers out of pension schemes in the short and long term and how schemes can best prepare.
LGIM’s Graham Moles and John Roe look at the difference between cashflow matching and cashflow aware investing and discuss the role equities can play as part of the CDI spectrum.
LGIM’s Meryam Omi and Nancy Kilpatrick present their Future World Fund which targets enhanced risk-adjusted equity returns over a traditional index strategy.
Legal & General Investment Management’s Colm O’Brien and Dan Attwood on the company’s ‘pragmatic replication’ process boosting its £330bn portfolio of index funds.