This 46th edition of Pension Fund Indicators, continues to deliver an objective and educational source of information covering an range of investment opportunities to pension funds.

2018 has already brought with it a fresh set of challenges for investors. Market conditions year-to-date have contrasted, sometimes sharply, with the low volatility and lower-for longer narrative that dominated the broader market backdrop for much of the post-financial crisis. Inflationary fears have raised their head in the US for the first time in a decade.

Broad-based geopolitical risks are also notably more elevated. Uncertainty about the path head for Brexit negotiations continues and is undoubtedly going to impact market sentiment and therefore volatility.