As newsflow and sentiment change through economic and investment cycles, investor demand for different asset classes ebbs and flows. This, in turn, drives changing relative performance trends through the cycle. The credit crunch period since the summer of 2007 has been more extreme than the cycles of recent history but ultimately it has been no different in its influence on demand and performance.
Scottish Life has changed its property pension fund back to offer price. The firm switched the fund, which was worth £595m at the end of August, to bid price in November 2007.
Insurance broker the Premier Choice Group has appointed ex-Chartered Insurance Institute vice president Branko Bjelobaba as a non-executive director.
Aviva chief financial officer Philip Scott is joining Royal Bank of Scotland as a non-executive chairman of a new risk committee at the bank.
Loomis Sayles senior equity strategist Richard Skaggs reviews the events that have helped to shape various markets during the third quarter of 2016 and takes a look at the outlook for growth in the US over the next few months and into 20. Click here
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