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LDI – the full unexpergated story

This is a text of an after-dinner speech I gave to the Pensions Network on Thursday November 24th. Our story begins in 2004 when the UK adopted an accounting standard that discounted pension scheme liabilities to the AA Corporate bond … Continue reading

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The four green leaves of the clover

It’s my privilege to attend the three-weekly sessions of the Pensions NetWork and I’ve found them a welcome relief over this year of lockdown from the trials of the diurnal round. The 80 minute sessions are positive, informative and intellectually … Continue reading

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The Pension Network -November 17-18 A special offer for readers of this blog

This is a straight advert for an event that’s coming up on 17th and 18th November. If you are a member of the Pensions Network, then you’ll know about how it works- it’s been running ten years now and it … Continue reading

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“Strap me in and platform me up”

  One of the great financial mysteries of Britain today is the success of fund platforms. Last night, light was shed on their murky secrets by a high priest of their dark arts at a talk I attended in a … Continue reading

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