Hedge funds and institutional investors predict a bigger inflow into direct commodity investments than in 2010 as the economy continues to improve, increasing demand for metals, grains, and energy.
Betting on a rebound following the bailout of Greece in May, the Government Pension Fund Global has rekindled its interest in Greek, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian government debt.
The consulting firm found that the shortfall among US company pension plans at the end of November corresponds to a funded status of 79%, compared to a funded status of 78% at the end of October.
Deloitte estimates that more than $31 billion (£20 billion) of additional multinational pension fund investments will be made in the UK.
The Massachusetts state pension fund is seeking to replace BlackRock Inc. because it "lacks confidence that the firm is adequately focused" on fixed-income markets.
A survey of 166 US and 89 UK corporate plan officials shows that pension risk management differs on both sides of the Atlantic.
According to a report issued by the Empire Center for New York State Policy, taxpayer-funded employer contributions to public pensions in New York State will rise by billions of dollars in the next few years, threatening to divert scarce resources from other essential public services.
A National Association of Pension Funds pulse survey has show 78% of respondents believe the UK's watchdog should be more accountable to those it regulates.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn won't say if he will approve the new bill that has Chicago officials worried about increased costs and higher property taxes.
With investments in hedge funds under investigation following the probe by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation into insider trading, pension officials voice concerns.
aiCIO congratulates asset owners -- public and corporate pensions, endowments and foundations, and insurance general accounts -- that have successfully understood and acted upon material risks in today's markets, delivering long-term and consistent results to establish a solid foundation for future returns.
Morgan Stanley is selling its 34.3% stake in China International Capital Corp. to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., TPG Capital, Singapore’s Great Eastern Holdings Ltd. and the nation’s sovereign-wealth fund.
Pittsburgh City Council President Darlene Harris has proposed another possible option to tackle the city's pension crisis -- -- taking out life insurance policies on those vested in the fund.
The country's biggest public pension fund has transferred most of its CalEast Global Logistics industrial real estate portfolio to private investment firm GI Partners from LaSalle Investment Management.
With North American and European institutions leading the way, institutional investor confidence has risen in November, according to research by State Street Global Markets.