Proposed changes to international accounting standards may increase
reported pension costs and remove incentives to hold “risky” assets.
Book Review: Michael Lewis' latest -- and superb -- effort, "The Big Short." Review by Joe Flood.
The federal probe clears Florida’s money managers of wrongdoing,
without enforcement action recommended.
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.
The China Investment Corp, the Korea Investment Corp, and the Government of Singapore Investment Corp navigate a difficult economic climate.
Hermes opens its three commodities funds.
El-Erian told reporters: "We will go through a bumpy journey to get to this new normal and we do not how long it will last."
The Future Fund plans to include timber in its allocation to “tangible assets,” which to date have only included real estate and infrastructure.
Hedge funds and private equity firms face profit crunch, EU states still split on regulations in Europe, aimed at enforcing restrictions on the industry.
After total assets under management at SWFs declined 3% in 2009 to $3.8 trillion, a new report expects a rosy outlook ahead.
According to the study by Cerulli Associates, Asia will most likely emerge as the largest asset management region in the world outside the US.
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.
Hedge funds will need to disclose detailed information about their trading positions to international regulators.
CalPERS' Joseph Dear says emerging money managers don’t need placement agents to get hired by the fund giant; New York’s CIO Schloss takes the lead on placement agent relationships.
A study of 78 European pension funds in 16 countries reveals investors have increasing trust in equities.