New research from Goldman Sachs shows pension funds and other institutional investors based in developed markets could raise their emerging markets equity weighting in the next two decades.
A report by BNY Mellon Asset Management shows pensions are suffering from their lowest funding level in four years.
The nation's largest pension is seeking to cut risk in its $46 billion bond portfolio by 50%.
Japan's private pensions, which oversee more than JPY60 trillion, are in search of a reliable stream of returns to meet the retirement needs of the world’s fastest-aging population.
Despite the financial crisis, the global retirement market is expected to grow over the next decade, with total pension assets increasing from €22 trillion to €36 trillion.
The bank and asset manager has been given permission by the Chinese government to open a new custody office for institutional clients in Beijing.
Amid concern about slowing economic growth, a new survey shows more than a third of managers are increasingly bearish about the US stock market and upbeat on 10-year Treasuries.
A study by KPMG shows 32% of firms "can now not payoff deficits in any realistic time frame from discretionary cash flow."
Activists are organizing a campaign to urge the $33 billion Gates Foundation to sever ties with agribusiness giant Monsanto and other firms involved in developing bio-engineered crops, encouraging the foundation to shift its funding priorities from industrial agriculture to socially and ecologically appropriate practices.
The survey of 114 cross-border organizations found that more than three-quarters (77%) are seeking to make changes to promote better management of risk globally, while many are considering changes to elements of their governance frameworks.
Britain's Pension Protection Fund (PPF), created in 2005, aims to build its solvency ratio to 110% over the next 20 years, from 88% in March 2009.
Norway's SWF Drops Israeli Companies Citing 'Grossly Unethical' Actions; Africa Israel Says Claims Are Groundless
Norwegian Finance Minister Sigbjorn Johnsen said the oil fund has excluded two Israeli firms for ethical reasons.
Research house Lipper is encouraging schemes to demand greater explanation and justification on hedge fund fees.
The US public body that insures pensions says it expects five-fold rise in multiemployer benefit payments.
Researchers have found that the number of defined benefit pension schemes in the UK has continued to plummet over the past year.