…and then there was only one option on the table.
News Archive: May - 2013
European Commission concedes compromise on Financial Transaction Tax is inevitable.
A Palestinian activist group’s proposal to bar CREF from stock of companies involved in Israeli West Bank settlements does not have to go to proxy vote, the SEC has decided.
Rumours of Japan's public pension fund - a pool of more than $1 trillion - is considering allowing investment in domestic stocks to grow with a rallying market.
Central bank action has manipulated markets – is it time to take a step back and take stock?
Solvency II concerns take a back seat as insurers seek strong returns to repair their balance sheets.
Practical complications get in the way when risk-factor models are applied to funds over $100 billion, and Norway’s Ministry of Finance has released a how-to guide for considering them.
The drama continues in Springfield, IL.
Australia Ponders Internal vs External Investment.
The engines are not firing as they used to in South Korea – and it’s hurting the pension assets.
OECD advanced economies’ GDP projected to rise by 1.2% in 2013, and non-OECD countries will rise by 5.5%.
Institutions starting to breathe easier over their equity allocations, State Street Global Markets finds.
Overall contributions average 10% across UK’s FTSE100 companies and most charge less than 0.5% in fees.
Why employ a fund manager when you can make a multi-billion investment yourself?
A little more risk; a little more leverage; and a bunch more internal staff.