Expert Opinion

Five things to consider when hiring (or firing) a portfolio manager


Historically pension funds and other investors have tended to select investment managers based on their recent investment performance. This can lead to a pension fund ...

Playing defence when it comes to investment governance


In the world of pensions, endowments and foundations, members of governing boards and investment committees are trusted with oversight of pools of capital with significant ...

Using cheap stimulus to increase investor sentiment in China


With just a modest boost to credit, the Chinese government succeeded in strengthening investor sentiment and stabilizing real economic activity during the first quarter of ...

What’s dominating CIO conversations with asset owners?


With a challenging backdrop to the current investment landscape, certain topics are continually resurfacing when chief investment officers speak with asset owners. The conversation is dominated by ...

Does your active manager have an edge?


Asset managers often use complex approaches when stewarding the capital of their clients. Consider a discretionary active manager seeking to gain an edge: The ...

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