What have European investors learned from in 2014 to arm them for the year ahead?
The Dutch pension system
is viewed as one of the best in the world. But according to Rabobank Pension Fund’s CIO Bernard Walschots, 2014 was not its
finest hour—and 2015 looks little better.
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CIO Scrooge and his team are still working on Christmas Eve to eke out the last few basis points of the year.
The vetoed bill would allow NYC pension
to up allocations to alternatives and international bonds to 30%.Headlines
The public pension’s OCIO experiment with Salient Partners is reaching a tumultuous end.Headlines
The Ministry of Finance has passed oversight for the SWF’s responsible investing to Norges Bank and a five-strong ethics council.Headlines
could reap diversification benefits and higher returns from various asset
classes by combining different factors, the firm has said.
A backward-looking, statistical view of risk where volatility dominates does not serve us well, writes former Schroders CIO Alan Brown.
only are high-frequency traders not trading as fast as expected, they only
impact a fraction of the market, according to Abel/Noser.
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Delegates at a pensions conference turn up the heat on the regulators.