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GPIF details active equity tally in year of big changes

Japan's 126.6 trillion ($1.25 trillion) Government Pension Investment Fund, Tokyo, in an annual report released July 4, provided a snapshot of leading asset gatherers in a year of extensive changes...

July 21, 2014

Global AUM reaches record high of $68.7 trillion — Boston Consulting Group

Global assets under management grew to a record $68.7 trillion as of Dec. 31, up 13% from a year earlier, said a report from Boston Consulting Group.

July 16, 2014 | 03:41 pm

BofA: Managers optimistic on global equities

Fund managers’ outlook on equity markets improved in July, said Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s monthly fund manager survey.

July 15, 2014 | 03:41 pm
Eurozone still in recession

Eurozone still in recession

During the second half of the 1990s, the looming introduction of the euro led to a sharp drop in borrowing costs among the peripheral economies of the eurozone. That boosted their economies and the...

July 14, 2014 | 10:57 am

Kansas City Police funds nearing global fixed-income hire

Kansas City (Mo.) Police Employees' Retirement System will likely hire its first global fixed-income manager next month

July 09, 2014 | 11:55 am
Developed equities outside the U.S. see biggest ETP flows through June

Developed equities outside the U.S. see biggest ETP flows through June

Global exchange-traded product flows through June 30 totaled $123.9 billion, up 24.6% from $99.4 billion through the first six months of 2013, according to BlackRock's monthly ETP Landscape report.

July 07, 2014 | 01:19 pm
Dallas Police & Fire liquidates Robeco Transtrend investment

Dallas Police & Fire liquidates Robeco Transtrend investment

Dallas Police & Fire Pension System liquidated its $49.5 million investment in the Robeco Transtrend Diversified Fund, a global asset allocation strategy, a recently released summary of board meeting ...

July 03, 2014 | 03:54 pm
Master limited partnerships positioned to benefit from rising U.S. energy production

Master limited partnerships positioned to benefit from rising U.S. energy production

There is no denying master limited partnerships have had a good run in recent years. A unique asset class in the investment landscape, MLPs are defined by the legal requirement that they derive most...

June 17, 2014 | 10:18 am
Investors expect more emerging and developed markets convergence — report

Investors expect more emerging and developed markets convergence — report

Emerging and developed markets should continue to converge, while frontier markets in Africa should generate the best returns behind only the U.S. over the next three years, according to a survey...

June 16, 2014 | 11:31 am

Fresno County picks 2 global bond finalists

Fresno County (Calif.) Employees' Retirement Association named BlackRock and Brandywine Global Investment Management as finalists for a global fixed-income portfolio of up to $273 million.

June 12, 2014 | 03:01 pm

Morningstar beefs up EMEA group

Dan Kemp was named co-head of investment consulting and portfolio management in Morningstar’s investment management EMEA group, a spokeswoman said.

May 29, 2014 | 02:24 pm
United Technologies puts final touches on 401(k) plan overhaul

United Technologies puts final touches on 401(k) plan overhaul

United Technologies this week will introduce two core options in its 401(k) plans that are designed to reduce portfolio volatility and address the impact of inflation.

May 26, 2014
Building Portfolios For Long-Term Growth

Building Portfolios For Long-Term Growth

Andrew Euretig, Associate Portfolio Manager of the Artisan Non-U.S. Growth Strategy, describes how the investment team identifies companies poised for future earnings growth.

May 26, 2014 | 12:01 am

eVestment: Foundations, endowments shift to global equities, bonds

Foundations and endowments have moved assets toward global equities and bonds and away from domestic equities and bonds in the year ended March 31, according to a report from eVestment.

May 22, 2014 | 05:39 pm