According to PIMCO's Mohamed El-Erian, European growth will stall over the coming year as volatility will persist.
News Archive: Sep - 2011
CAMRADATA Analytical Services has announced the launch of a new pension risk transfer (PRT) product database.
NISA Investment Advisors, Bridgewater, and RREEF are among the winners of the 2011 aiCIO Industry Innovation Awards.
CalSTRS, the Ford Foundation, and the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board are among the nominees for the 2011 Industry Innovation Awards.
A new report by Brighton Rock head of research Con Keating asserts that liability-driven investment is “fundamentally misconceived” among UK pensions as a result of hedging low interest rates.
Dutch schemes have suffered an 11% drop in funding as a result of poor market performance and increased interest rates, according to De Nederlandsche bank (DNB), the Dutch pension regulator.
Goldman Sachs Asset Management has announced that Richard Quigley, previously head of portfolio advisory at Albourne Partners, has joined its Alternative Investments & Manager Selection (AIMS) Group.
Harvard University, the largest endowment in the US, earned a 21.4% return and a profit of $4.4 billion in fiscal 2011, growing to $32 billion.
Florida State Board of Administration is searching for managers to run up to $6 billion in private equity, hedge funds, real estate, commodities and infrastructure, Kevin SigRist, deputy executive director, said at its investment advisory council meeting.
Moody's Investors Service has found that pension funds in the UK are increasingly turning to emerging market debt.
The Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) has announced a bond swap, with plans to purchase $400 billion in longer-term securities while selling an equal amount of short-term ones by June 2012.
As Japanese institutional investors -- generally bearish on hedge funds -- increasingly aim to up their hedge fund allocations in the near term, a former prime brokerage executive at JPMorgan Chase & Co has set up a hedge fund advisory firm in Japan.
Following broad government reforms, Australian pension schemes will encounter heightened scrutiny of their corporate governance and risk management policies that will affect investment decisions.
State Street continues to battle claims that it took advantage of pension schemes when providing foreign-currency trading services in recent years.
In a rare show of expression for the usually intensely private sovereign wealth fund, Singapore's Government Investment Corporation has voiced concern with UBS's trading loss.