Pensions and QE: the new threat
Comment: Pensions experts must rethink their investment strategies as quantitative easing starts to make an impact
With very positive investment returns since 2009, it would have been expected that pension schemes would have recovered from the substantial losses they incurred in 2008. While this has been the case for the actual size of people’s funds ie, the assets; the liabilities of these funds have recently been rising at a much faster pace due to the historically low interest rates, particularly on government bonds. Most countries can now borrow money at a...
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Tom Maguire: Tax changes we make now could help business for years
The way we did business a few months ago may never return – so the opportunity is to make changes that will both aid recovery and set us up well for our new futures