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SSgA CEO urges Congress to act on retirement savings for all

SSgA CEO urges Congress to act on retirement savings for all

State Street Global Advisors' President and CEO Ronald O'Hanley is calling on Congress to enact legislation that ensures workplace retirement savings coverage for all private-sector workers in the U.S.

June 06, 2016 | 04:23 pm
New center aims to help investors deal with climate risk

New center aims to help investors deal with climate risk

A group of investors and scientists has come together to develop a center to discuss, learn and develop tools to help incorporate climate risk into long-term investments.

May 30, 2016
Norway's sovereign wealth fund, its manager get museum treatment

Norway's sovereign wealth fund, its manager get museum treatment

Ever wondered how the world's largest sovereign wealth fund, the Government Pension Fund Global, Oslo, is managed? Well, now's your chance to find out.

May 30, 2016
Ontario plan's campaign targets young people

Ontario plan's campaign targets young people

The Ontario Finance Ministry is targeting millennials in its push for a new provincial supplemental retirement plan by reaching them where they live — on their smartphones.

May 30, 2016
It's a hare-raising market

It's a hare-raising market

Forget bulls and bears, at least one economist says this is a bunny market.

May 30, 2016
Coalition targets 401(k) participants

Coalition targets 401(k) participants

A coalition led by four activist organizations has organized a petition for 401(k) plan participants to demand their plans provide fossil-free investment options.

May 16, 2016

Group nabs Brave Philanthropy award

Divest-Invest Philanthropy, representing a group of 140 foundations that have a combined $12 billion in assets, was awarded the CIVICUS 2016 Nelson Mandela-Graca Machel Innovation Award for Brave...

May 16, 2016
Oxford-Man Institute to expand role

Oxford-Man Institute to expand role

Man AHL's collaboration with the University of Oxford — the Oxford-Man Institute — will expand its focus on machine learning and data analytics and become part of the university's...

May 16, 2016
Lessons learned from Leicester

Lessons learned from Leicester

English football club Leicester City's surprise triumph at the top of the Premier League can teach investors a thing or two about beating the behavioral bias of loss aversion, Schroders PLC says.

May 16, 2016
AIMCo employees pitch in to help evacuees

AIMCo employees pitch in to help evacuees

Employees of the C$90.3 billion ($71.9 billion) Alberta Investment Management Corp. are doing what they can to help evacuees who fled from the huge wildfire earlier this month in Fort McMurray, 234...

May 16, 2016
Good news on U.K. job front

Good news on U.K. job front

While having access to a defined benefit fund in the U.K. is increasingly viewed as being akin to gold dust, it seems having a job in the world of DB is not.

May 02, 2016
London Underground inspires CAIA campaign

London Underground inspires CAIA campaign

The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association, a global alternative investment education provider, has launched its first international awareness campaign, using London's iconic...

May 02, 2016
Air hockey tourney pits quants against robots at Two Sigma

Air hockey tourney pits quants against robots at Two Sigma

Quant giant Two Sigma Investments LLC is as serious about fun as it is about managing $35 billion in hedge fund assets.

May 02, 2016

Firm helping participants get answers

Concerned about the impact of climate change on your pension fund? Legal help is at hand.

May 02, 2016