Latest articles from Stephanie Hawthorne

Default fund takes on a green hue at WTW master trust

On the go: Following demand from members, LifeSight, Willis Towers Watson’s defined contribution master trust, will allocate around half of the equity investments within its default fund into environmental, social and governance investment strategies by Q4 2018.

Schemes shift attention from interest rates to inflation hedging

On the go: Inflation hedging has seen a sharp rise with activity up by 22 per cent in the third quarter of 2018, to around £24.2bn. Total interest rate hedging activity was around £29.2bn in the third quarter, a 1 per cent fall according to the BMO Global Asset Management.