Low volatility, broad diversification, low tracking error, and high liquidity: A Lyxor paper takes on investors’ indexing wish lists.
News Archive: Jul - 2013
Asia’s largest SWF is tooling up and taking its place among the world’s most sophisticated investors.
Transaction costs can reduce the value of leverage by a factor of 2000, Berkeley researchers contend, making it not worth many investors’ while.
More money is going in than coming out of the hedge fund sector.
Investors can achieve their return aims, even in a low-yield environment, by thinking outside of the traditional investment box, JP Morgan Asset Management has found.
The appetite for industrial real estate in the Eurozone continues.
Institutional investor-led securities class action cases tend to fare better than the average suits, according to Stanford Law School research.
EIOPA report finds cross-border IORP figures have fallen for the first time since 2007, but two new launches were defined contribution only.
Enrolment, contributions, and apathy should be addressed before considering investment, DC consultants have claimed.
Ask not just what the bond duration is, but where it comes from.
Just because the FTT is difficult to implement doesn’t mean it should be rejected, UK government told.
Pension funds are radically reassessing their governance structures and consultants are first in line for review, SEI has found.
June’s across-the-board correlations call for a reexamination of risk models and expectations, GMO’s co-head of asset allocation argues
Consistently good performance is the Holy Grail for investors—Preqin has listed those currently leading in private equity.
The UK’s Supreme Court has ruled that the UK’s Pensions Regulator does not have priority over other creditors when a company becomes insolvent.