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RPMI’s new CIO: “We have made bonds boring, which is what they were originally designed to be”

RPMI’s new CIO: “We have made bonds boring, which is what they were originally designed to be”

New RPMI Railpen chief investment officer Richard Williams talks to Mona Dohle about restructuring the scheme’s investment strategy, boring bonds and opportunities in markets dominated by index providers

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LGPS Central selects managers for its £2bn global equity fund

LGPS Central selects managers for its £2bn global equity fund

LGPS Central, the pension pool for eight local authority schemes in the Midlands, has appointed three external managers for its Global Active Equity fund.

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Industry backs DWP’s ESG push

Industry backs DWP’s ESG push

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has released an updated response to its statement on a trustee’s investment duties in a bid to establish a clearer distinction between ethical and financial considerations in ESG investing.

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NEST issues private credit tender

NEST issues private credit tender

Government-backed workplace pension provider Nest is looking to add private credit to its portfolio in a bid to enhance its investment returns.

 

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Comment: Why Labour will introduce mandatory cost reporting for pension funds

Comment: Why Labour will introduce mandatory cost reporting for pension funds

Shadow pensions minister Jack Dromey comments on the need to set compulsory standards for cost reporting.

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Climate change: Beliefs no longer matter

Climate change: Beliefs no longer matter

Emma Cusworth

Whether you believe in climate change or not, Emma Cusworth explains that investors can no longer ignore its impact on portfolios.

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DC: A cuckoo not a phoenix

DC: A cuckoo not a phoenix

Con Keating

Con Keating looks at the benefits of a collective rather than individual approach to pension schemes.

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Look after your staff and they will look after your business

Look after your staff and they will look after your business

Luke Hildyard

As investors, pension funds need better information about the key drivers of long-term performance of the companies they invest in – and an $8trn coalition of investors say this includes detailed information about the people that work for those companies.

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Attractive REITs market can overcome rate hike misconception

Attractive REITs market can overcome rate hike misconception

Rogier Quirijns

There is a popular investor assumption that REITs, like other yield-based assets, underperform wider equity markets in periods of interest rate increases. However, this is largely a myth.

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The case for CDC

The case for CDC

Con Keating

This month Con Keating puts collective defined contribution schemes under the microscope

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