Survey finds double-digit growth of more than 15% in revenues and operating margins, as well as improved risk profiles.
Could it be a stretch to assume a 7.5% return?
Biggest risks are from vows to break with long-standing US foreign policy on trade relations and immigration.
Delinquency rates expected to rise in 2017.
Hedge funds reported gains of 7.4% for the year, but net
outflows of $102 billion.
The Netherlands, France and Germany will hold elections leveraging populist influence.
The telecommunications company has insured an additional $125 million of its UK pension plan.
Low interest rates negated positive returns and higher contributions, according to Willis Towers Watson.
Newly formed hedge funds outperformed established managers in up- and down-markets, while long-only funds without lock-up restrictions suffered significantly during recessions.
Use of environmental, social, and governance factors increased sharply across fund types in 2016.