Is a superfund the right choice for your pension?

The introduction of superfunds could disrupt pension market dynamics and pose fresh challenges for traditional insurers

AIFMD: how the Channel Islands lost EU lifeline

Hopes that the Channel Islands could gain access to the European Union alternative funds investment market seemed to have faded

Positive signs as pension returns bounce back

Pension returns bounce back

Pension funds may be doing better than expected, but investment strategies could be tailored to suit new pensioners who decide to take their cash, as Gill Wadsworth reports

Pension scheme buyouts to soar

British Airways

Companies with expensive defined benefit pension schemes have a number of options to cope with their liabilities, writes Chris Panteli

Reshaping the oil and gas industry

John V. Mitchell, associate research fellow at Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, sketches the changing shape of the global oil and gas industry – and concludes that there are no certainties

Golden wonder approaches $2,000

Following recent rumours that the Indian government is considering a rise in import duty on gold, Chris Johnston assesses opinion on the likely trajectory of the precious metal into 2013