A report commissioned by the IRRC Institute and conducted by Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. has revealed that between investors and public US corporate issuers, engagement is high and increasing, with wide variances in duration, prioritization and definitions of success.
State Street research shows investor confidence dropped in February on the heels of political turmoil.
Chairman Takahiro Mitani of the world's largest pension fund has warned Japan that it must resolve its debt problems before it reaches a crucial point in five to 10 years.
Mohamed El-Erian writes that western countries will have trouble trying to offset short-term inflationary pressures in the Middle East.
A study based on fund managers overseeing 80% of UK pension scheme assets shows that in the year to September 30, market performance alone accounted for an 11% increase in management fees.
Research shows that Australian superannuation funds gained ground in January as US share markets continued their strong run.
Chief Executive of Norway's $513 billion Pension Fund Global Yngve Slyngstad believes measures that were taken during 2010 by European politicians were positive and believes yields on southern European countries' bonds will continue to improve in 2011 as a result.
The State of Wisconsin Investment Board has made its first-ever allocation to hedge funds this week after months of reviewing managers.
The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has purchased 50% of German-based CentrO, Europe's biggest retail center.
The Illinois State Board of Investment is mulling over reallocating part of its non-US equity portfolio to dedicated emerging market managers.
Investment consultants respond to G20's concerns about overheating emerging markets and sovereign debt worries in advanced countries.
Ratings agency Moody's has weighed in against Hungary's renationalisation of its pension funds.
Henry “Hank” Morris, chief political adviser to former state Comptroller Alan Hevesi, has been sentenced to up to four years in prison for his involvement in a pay-to-play kickback scheme over pension abuses.
The Korean National Pension Service (NPS),the world's fourth latest pension, is aiming to broaden its portfolio this year by investing $4 billion oversees in alternative assets, including infrastructure.
The world's largest bond fund cut its exposure to US government-related debt last month.