UK pension fund returns only just beat inflation rises last year and equities were to blame.
News Archive: Mar - 2012
A huge majority of Japanese public pensions have no investment experience, driving home-country bias in the region, says Sadayuki Horie, senior researcher at the Nomura Research Institute.
Investors should seek emerging stocks, bonds and currencies to capture the high returns associated with emerging-market growth, with better risk management potential.
Say-on-pay is working due to the influence of the proxy voting agents – but its affects are as of yet unknown.
Equal-weighted portfolio of stocks in the major US equity indices with monthly rebalancing outperforms value- and price-weighted portfolios, a new report claims.
Rocaton Investment Advisors has launched discretionary consulting services to reap better margins and for the need to adapt as its clients' needs change, says Robin Pellish, the investment consulting firm's CEO.
The Profile: Jeremy Wolfson, Chief Investment Officer who currently manages the $8 billion dollar Los Angeles Water and Power Employees' Retirement Plan, speaks about how he has been able to grow the fund's alternatives allocation with the support of his consultant and the eventual approval of his board.
The Iowa Public Employees Retirement System is claiming that auditors overlooked a $553 million Ponzi scheme by issuing falsely clean audit reports.
The head of alternative investments at New Jersey’s $70 billion state pension system, Christine Pastore, has stepped down.
Since no standard exists for benchmarking the performance of unlisted infrastructure investments, institutional investors must choose a benchmark with “tolerable imperfections.”