AQR Capital Management has presented its first annual AQR Insight Award to Bryan Kelly, Ph.D., of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Seth Pruitt, Ph.D., of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors for their unpublished research in predicting market returns more accurately over one-month and one-year time horizons.
The Board of Trustees of the Illinois Teachers’ Retirement System has approved the hiring of State Street Global Markets, JP Morgan, Credit Suisse, Citi Group, and Loop Capitol to handle transition management services.
There must be a thorough and independent investigation into the bribery allegations involving Wal-Mart's largest foreign subsidiary, Wal-Mart de Mexico, dating back to 2005, California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) has asserted.
New Jersey pension Chief Investment Officer Timothy Walsh speaks about the implications of the system's December $1.8 billion allocation across Blackstone's investment businesses, and what this means for the relationship between state pension funds and private equity firms.
New standards implemented by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) are expected to remove the link between pension accounting and funding, according to a letter by Keith Brainard of the National Association of State Retirement Administrators to the group's members.