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Issue Date: Monday, May 29, 2017

News

Money manager assets gain 9% on post-election bounce

Money manager assets gain 9% on post-election bounce

An equity market bump after the election of President Donald Trump helped increase money manager assets in 2016.

Managers begin walking the walk on fostering long-term outlooks

Managers begin walking the walk on fostering long-term outlooks

Eager to prove their worth, active money managers are working in tandem with the long-term investment horizons of institutional investor clients.

Retirement details elusive in Trump's budget

Retirement details elusive in Trump's budget

President Donald Trump's fiscal year 2018 budget proposal contains few details about how it would affect retirement savings.

Frontier markets earning their own place in the spotlight

Frontier markets earning their own place in the spotlight

Frontier markets are back in vogue for money managers worldwide, but now the subsector is earning its right to stand alone in institutional investor portfolios.

Complex private credit boosts outsourcing

Complex private credit boosts outsourcing

Custodians and third-party administrators increasingly are outsourcing valuation functions for private credit as the surge of institutional investor interest in the strategies raises concerns.

China A shares likely coming to MSCI EM index

China A shares likely coming to MSCI EM index

China's domestic A shares should gain a toehold in MSCI Inc.'s global emerging markets index when the revised measure is released next month.

Alternative credit turning heads of LDI proponents

Alternative credit turning heads of LDI proponents

Liability-driven investors increasingly are turning to alternative credit to pump up returns, cash flow and diversity in their portfolios.

Active money management alive, but not everyone in on fun

Active money management alive, but not everyone in on fun

Actively managed strategies are still seeing inflows, but the bulk of that institutional capital is going only to a small number of managers — and strategies.

CFTC proposal holds harsh surprise for asset owners

CFTC proposal holds harsh surprise for asset owners

A part of the latest CFTC proposal for speculative position limits on certain physical commodities could make it difficult for asset owners to comply.

Missouri fund scores big securities lending payout

Missouri fund scores big securities lending payout

After a six-year legal battle, a Missouri public school pension plan quietly settles its securities-lending lawsuit against State Street Bank & Trust Co.

Tough changes lie ahead for long-termism adoption

Tough changes lie ahead for long-termism adoption

Major barriers to long-term thinking by money managers remain — particularly when it comes to investment processes.

Managers offer their favorite picks along the frontier

Money managers see opportunities in a number of frontier market countries right now.

N.J. lawmakers, governor in showdown over first responders' pension plan

N.J. lawmakers, governor in showdown over first responders' pension plan

New Jersey legislators are fighting with Gov. Chris Christie over the fate of the Police and Fireman’s Retirement System.

P&I staff honored with business media awards

Pensions & Investments' editorial team was recognized by the American Society of Business Press Editors with awards for its news coverage.

Deadlines loom for Excellence and Innovation, Best Places

Deadlines are fast approaching to submit entries for P&I's Excellence and Innovation awards as well as Best Places to Work in Money Management program.

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Large money managers continue growth streak

Large money managers continue growth streak

Data from 2016 show there are more assets to manage and the biggest firms are managing a larger share, with more mergers and concentration expected to continue.

A new look for P&I's website; what do you think?

Pensions & Investments refreshes its look online and wants to know what readers think.