How one region’s pension domination sets the investing agenda for the rest of the globe.
Tag: Willis Towers Watson
Funds were on track to top 90%, but investment slumps brought them in slightly below 2017’s showing.
Willis Towers Watson unit ranks the largest funds, with Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund on top.
The rich get richer as total assets under management of 500 largest managers nears $94 trillion.
AUM for world’s largest pensions rise more than 15% in 2017.
US, UK, and Japan among top total asset markets.
Willis Towers Watson cites strong stock market performance and significant employer contributions as reasons for growth.
Willis Towers Watson paper says outdated definitions can lead to excess risk, and a skewed investment strategy.
Total AUM for the 500 biggest managers rose 5.8% in 2016.
The largest annualized growth over past five years is from North American funds.