The issues around negative inflation are discussed in our latest blog. We look at how negative inflation, or deflation, is measured and what it means for the economy. We ask too who ultimately are the winners and losers in this.
The impact of COVID-19 has meant many insurers could face potential losses and uncertainty as to whether some of their policies are valid and if they need to pay out. In this blog we look at the range of issues they’re facing due to the pandemic.
COVID-19 has given the financial sector a lot to think about including pension funds and their investment strategies, we look at how these have been impacted.
With the crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic causing huge pressures on the economy and much of the financial sector, we look at how pension schemes face unique challenges in this uncertain time.
Have you ever looked at the yield curves from our market insights and wondered what they tell you? This blog explores what they might be telling you if the yield curve is 'inverted'.
In this latest blog, we find out how blockchain technology helps us with everyday transactions. The technology shows that money does not have any intrinsic value of its own – it is the trust that people have for the authority issuing the money that creates its value.
In many instances, it’s no longer enough to just look at the financials – the profits, dividends and returns on investment. Instead, people are increasingly considering how these returns have been earned.
Integrated risk management requires pension schemes to look at risks in the round, rather than considering each individually. This is because the risks are related – for example, funding risk is likely to be linked to either investment risk or employer covenant risk.