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Catastrophe Bonds in Demand for Pensions

As pension funds are demanding greater investment in catastrophe bonds, Europe’s second-biggest insurer has revealed that its funds investing in catastrophic bonds may more than triple.

Bond Investor Glamour Is Over, Report Says

New research in the Credit Suisse Global Investment Returns Yearbook 2010 by professors from London Business School has shown that over the long run, equities have outperformed inflation, bonds and cash in every market examined.

MassPRIM: Removing FoFs Moves Us Closer to Peers

The Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management Board has decided to embark on a comprehensive asset allocation review in an effort to better fund the $48.7 billion system, highlighting the need to change thinking, strategy, allocation, and management guidelines as circumstances change, the fund's spokesperson tells aiCIO.