NEWS

Jan 03, 2012

Pensioner with caneSolvency II for pensions could require UK schemes to increase funding by £600 billion (€717.9 billion) or more, a report by JP Morgan Asset Management warns.

Jan 03, 2012

Breaking_euroThere is a 99% probability the euro will break up in the next decade, according to predictions by a leading think thank, released just days after the single currency turned ten.

Jan 03, 2012

Pension nest egg 410The accounting deficit for UK defined benefit pension schemes rose by a third to £84 billion (€100 billion) during 2011, according to consultancy Mercer. The change was equivalent to a three-point fall in funding levels to 85%.

Dec 22, 2011

kiwi_fruit_slicesThe UK’s Investment Management Association says the introduction of a protected cell regime for open-ended investment companies will enhance the country’s competitiveness as a fund domicile.

Dec 22, 2011

AmbitionStandard Life Investments is to launch a Global Smaller Companies Fund to be managed by Harry Nimmo, the head of smaller companies, and Alan Rohwsell, the investment director of the same team.

Dec 21, 2011

optimistic_smileyface_410Funds serviced in Ireland reached $1,882.2 billion (€1,298.2 billion) in total net assets, up 28.9% since last year, according to Lipper.

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