There is an elephant in the room in the shape of the US economy and markets are looking the other way.
News Archive: Oct - 2012
Income disparity and major systematic financial failure are the greatest global risks in 2012, according to the World Economic Forum.
Both mega-funds are getting active, backing a shareholder proposal to split Rupert Murdoch's Chairman/CEO role into two, and CalSTRS is pushing to oust him from both.
While smaller hedge funds are the long-term winners when it comes to performance, large funds outperform small funds in tough times, a new analysis shows.
CIO Profile: Tom Rogers, head of strategy implementation in investment management, Zurich Insurance Group, tells how the company’s own crisis helped it through the recent financial one.
Pension provision depends on where you live and what you do – but which country offers its citizens the best overall package?
The Canadian mega-fund has just announced its plans for an 11-acre entertainment, commercial, and residential development in downtown Toronto.
The PBGC should have control over distressed pensions’ investing, according to one financial economist.
The Securities and Exchange Commission's asset management unit has a watchful eye on newly registered investment advisers, including hedge fund and private equity firms.
European banks want access to pension fund liquidity – but they should expect some opposition to their demands.
After two years of strong gains throughout the university endowment space, 2012 is looking rather more tepid, says Fitch Ratings.
Ex-SSGM transition head Ross McLellan plans to aid asset owners in assessing transition costs via his new consulting firm.
Allegations swirl over emails among executives at private equity giants Blackstone, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR), and Bain Capital pointing to collusion as multibillion deals are at stake, court documents show.
A reporting rule affecting any fund using swaps comes into effect on Friday, and according to one data aggregation firm, institutional investors may not be ready.
Pensions are throwing a spanner in the works for companies already struggling against the downturn.