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PFO Research & Reports contains a wealth of free expert information written by pensions professionals. Browse the categories below to view our range of pensions research and reports which are designed to keep you up to date with the latest developments in the pensions industry.

People are realising that their whole perception of retirement has changed and are testing how their pension savings can be used.

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This white paper displays the findings of a survey Pension Insurance Corporation undertook with their housing association partners to ask them about their outlook for the sector, their pipeline of projects, as well as their views on planning processes. 

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A large opportunity set, increasingly supportive valuations, and trends in technology and demographics made Asia ex Japan equities an attractive asset Class within an emerging markets allocation.

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Markets have finally entered a new regime of improving confidence, growth, leverage, and prices. For investors, success ahead will require a more active approach.

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Great Expectations for Global Growth

Pinebridge Investments 2017 Midyear Global Economic Outlook

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How UK Pensions Are Reconsidering Asset Allocation

White paper by Pinebridge Investments

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Global Listed Infrastructure

A Case for Investing by CBRE Clarion Securities

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Lessons From 2004:

Don't Shy Away From Fixed Income - Pinebridge Investments

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Investing in a time of negative real yields: when 're-risking' can be 'de-risking'

Scheme trustees have responded to the decline in index-linked yields by almost doubling the share of index-linked gilts in the portfolio. At first glance, this is curious response, and one that merits further investigation

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Cybersecurity and pension schemes

Even though pension schemes have not yet been the subject of a high-profile attack, Allen & Overy discuss how that doesn't mean they are immune.

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Pension scheme investing

Allen and Overy discuss current hot topics in the pensions industry

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The Fed Raises Rates,

But Don't Expect a Meaningful Acceleration in Growth or Inflation

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The ongoing influence of DB pensions on the market valuation of the Pension Plan Sponsor

Pension deficits and liabilities continue to bear heavily on the market values of FTSE 100 companies

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How trustees can make better investment decisons

One of the potential advantages that pension schemes enjoy is the fact that they are run by groups of people, board of trustees. By bringing to bear different skills, knowledge and perspectives, a group has the potential to make better decisions than individuals

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Lincoln Pensions' FTSE 350 Pension Report

A study of the extent and distribution of defined benefit pension risk within the FTSE 350

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Selecting a Fiduciary Manager

AON Hewitt provide a comprehensive guide to selecting a Fiduciary Manager

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A smarter way to increase sustainability

Stoxx examine ESG Impact Indices - A smarter way to increase sustainability

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Data protection and UK pension schemes

Practical issues and future developments

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UK Pension Scheme Investment Governance

AON Hewitt examine the learnings from the largest schemes

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Brexit Law - your business, the EU and the way forward

What pension scheme sponsors need to know

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Euro Stoxx 50 Corporate Bond Index

Stoxx describe the gateway to cross-asset investments into Eurozone Blue-Chips

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Stoxx Europe 600

This paper introduces the STOXX Europe 600 index as a broad, yet tradable representation of the European equity market.


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Euro STOXX 50 Multi-Asset Momentum Risk Cap Indices

STOXX explain the Euro STOXX 50 Multi-Asset Momentum Risk Cap Indices

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