There is a shift toward investors committing to local emerging market fund managers, data firm Preqin has found.
News Archive: May - 2012
Dartmouth College is busy defending itself after anonymous accusations point to mismanagement and conflicts of interest at the endowment.
Did someone say ‘illiquid asset’? A UK pension fund has bought into a water company for the long-term inflation link.
Thought risk parity was the right thing for your portfolio? Maybe there’s another side to the story.
Investors have already pulled out of developed and emerging market equities, and now they are moving out of the lower tranches of fixed income – how much further is there to go?
CIO Profile: Dhvani Shah, Chief Investment Officer at the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, speaks with aiCIO about how the scheme's well-funded position allows it to harness its investing power.
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of Chicago Booth School of Business and Seth Pruitt, Ph.D., of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors for their unpublished research in predicting market returns more accurately over one-month and one-year time horizons.
Pension funds are delegating more and more investment decisions - are consultants picking up more business than asset managers?
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.
The International Monetary Fund agreed that Quantitative Easing is working in the UK, but there could be another way for the economy to be supported without pensions feeling the pain?
No one likes surprises - at least in finance – so MSCI has set out guidance on how to best avoid them.
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.
Sophisticated dynamic allocation strategies can be useful to corporation pensions, according to research published by the EDHEC-Risk Institute.
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.