The FCA’s latest ‘Financial Lives’ survey report offers a deep insight into the ‘state of the nation’ and what we could do as an industry to move the dial.
Green bonds are one of the more visible sides of the increasing interest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) impacts on investing. The events of 2020 appear to have only accelerated this trend.
There’s a transformation happening in financial markets and people’s mindsets, as we transition away from fossil fuels in favour of clean renewable energy sources, writes Thomas Stokes, Investment Director at Aviva Investors.
After the brutal sell-off in the first quarter of 2020, equity markets embarked on a rally which was to confound even the most optimistic expectations.
ESG considerations are integrated as part of our approach multi‐asset investing. Shane O’Brien, Senior Investment Director at Aviva Investors, explains how consistent engagement with a well‐known UK financial institution led to a positive commitment on climate change.
New EU regulation promoting responsible investment is coming to our shores and not before time, says Thomas Stokes, investment director at Aviva Investors.
On the list of things that could derail the pensions market in 2020, a global pandemic was low down. Yet as lockdowns continue to impact employees, businesses and the economy, hundreds of thousands of people are also facing the prospect of revising their...
Discover engagement on coal-related risks
From new attitudes to life, to how they approach investing, the wealth outlook is different for baby boomers, millennials and generation Z. Professional Adviser investigates how this may impact their retirement.
Schroders latest research re-opens the price/value debate. Advisers are reporting potential clients do not recognise the need for advice and are not prepared to pay much for it. Can an FCA paper assist?
For a long time, the road to retirement followed a familiar path. Individuals saved up for a pension during their working life in order to retire at a set age; usually around 65. This path has shifted, however.
Social issues are now among the most pressing issues for companies globally – but they can be challenging for investors to define and quantify. Read our full article to discover how investors should address the ‘S’ in ESG.
Multi-asset funds underpinned by long-term strategic asset allocation can have some unexpected benefits for investors.
Market events have revived the argument of whether passive instruments could see their first real downturn in the coming year. But the reality may not be so clear
It is called ‘the pension mountain’ – the size of funds required by savers to afford a pension that keeps them in similar financial circumstances to their working life. And it is growing.