The Federal Reserve has decided to continue its plan of purchasing longer-term securities while holding interest rates low through 2013 -- a move that may contribute to potentially detracting appeal of liability-driven investing strategies for plan sponsors.
News Archive: Nov - 2011
Mercer has launched a new service to assist institutional investors in meeting the requirements of the UK Stewardship Code.
An increasing number of schemes in the UK have closed to future Defined Benefit (DB) accrual or are currently in the process of doing so, a study by consulting firm Aon Hewitt reveals.
Research by the EDHEC-Risk Institute has concluded that the construction methodologies of corporate bond indices are unreliable.
As volatility pummels currency-trading strategies, the world's largest currency hedge fund, FX Concepts, is hemorrhaging money -- and they're losing people as they're losing capital.
The recent collapse of MF Global has attracted heightened interest and scrutiny by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Standard Life, Scotland’s biggest insurer, has revealed that sales rose 10% in the first nine months of the year, missing estimates.
A New York City judge has tossed out a $19 billion claim that a trustee seeking money for Bernard Madoff's investors demanded from JPMorgan Chase, which had been the Ponzi schemer's bank.
The $225.7 billion California Public Employees' Retirement System is aiming to put up to $5.7 billion in a multistrategy index fund.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have finalized new rules for systematic risk disclosure.
Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) has heavily reduced its holdings of mortgage-backed securities.