Asset Allocation

Survey: American Pensions Shun Risk

(December 23, 2009) – A recent Hewitt survey shows that American pension plans increasingly are looking to step away from risk in many, if not all, of its forms.   According to the consultancy’s Global Pension Risk Survey of 153

Canadian Pensions Both Worried, Proud


A new poll shows that, while Canadian pension plan sponsors are worried about meeting their liabilities, they still are confident that the national retirement system is better equipped to handle future challenges than the rest of the world.

Gaining Clout, Top 10 SWFs Invest $1 Trillion in Stocks


Although still relatively small compared to total global stock market capitalization, SWFs are becoming more prevalent equity investors. A lack of compliance with the Santiago Principles, however, may stoke fears in some economies.