Plans Increasingly Consider Risk-Parity

Sources say the San Diego Country Employees Retirement Association is leveraging its fixed-income portfolio to create 'risk parity', continuing a trend among pension funds.

Australia’s SWF Turns to Timber

The Future Fund plans to include timber in its allocation to “tangible assets,” which to date have only included real estate and infrastructure.  

CalPERS May Cut Its Projected Rate-of-Return

The giant pension fund’s potential decision to slash its rate of return could force California governments to struggle paying millions more each year to provide employees with pensions.