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Asset managers need to step up on stewardship: report

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While some major investment firms have made notable positive contributions to stewardship, the industry needs to step up its game, according to a report from ...

Venezuela highlights need to focus on recovery risk

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With Venezuela in the midst of a political and economic crisis, this is highlighting the need for investors to not only focus on default risk ...

Expanding the benchmarks for pension funding status

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Since using a single benchmark portfolio to measure a pension plan’s funding status paints a narrow picture, a new report by PBI Actuaries and Consultants looked ...

Is exposure to Chinese bonds becoming the norm?

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At the start of April, the Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Index started including Chinese bonds. “Adding China to a benchmark global bond index – with two more global ...

FTSE Russell announces results of first fixed income country classification review

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As Canadian pension plans look globally for fixed income, FTSE Russell has introduced a country classification framework to make the process of managing country inclusion ...

More than half of institutional investors think equities peaking

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More than half (61 per cent) of institutional investors think equities are peaking as 2019 gets rolling, according to research from Preqin. This number has been ...

The building blocks of IMCO

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In 2016, when Bert Clark became the Investment Management Corp. of Ontario’s first president and chief executive officer, he was tasked with building the organiza­tion ...

How default investment funds are becoming smarter

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With the industry focused on retirement readiness and more defined contribution plan members on glide paths, it’s increasingly important for plan sponsors to choose default ...

FTSE Russell launches multi-asset index series

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FTSE Russell has built a series of customizable multi-asset indexes. The FTSE Multi-Asset Composite Index series will focus on measuring cross-asset market performance over a number of regions including ...

Alternative risk premia: taking a hierarchical risk allocation approach

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Alternative risk premia strategies are generally assumed to diversify equity and bond market risk, but this isn’t always the case, according to a paper out ...

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