Mar 05, 2012

Pensioner-with-caneWhat else could be bad for pension funds as well as the current reign of volatility playing havoc with their assets and liabilities?

Mar 01, 2012

Keep clear signInvestment consultancy Towers Watson has warned against holding government bonds and inflation-linked bonds with about a ten-year maturity and downgraded these assets to “highly unattractive”.

Mar 01, 2012

14.10 HandshakeBusiness and investment consultancy Mercer has acquired a Norwegian investment and pension consulting firm, Pensjon & Finans, as it seeks to expand its reach in the Nordic region.

Mar 01, 2012

Recovery_webCompared with other industries, including banking and insurance, investment managers are bullish about growth opportunities according to KPMG.

Mar 01, 2012

growthGlobal markets continued to perform through February and the year-to-date losses of US$3 trillion in 2011 have been clawed back, said S&P Indices.

Feb 29, 2012

ChinaAssets under management in China's long-term mutual funds declined nearly 15% in 2011 as modest net inflows failed to offset a big decline in asset values caused by selloffs in the equity and bond markets, according to a report by Cerulli Associates.