Oregon Investment Council is seeking to bulk up staff to insource more assets and lower costs as it seeks to derisk its portfolio.
As the U.K. government begins Brexit negotiations, investors are split on whether the risks associated with exiting the European Union have yet been priced into equity markets and the currency.
China's fund-of-funds industry is set to play an increasingly important role in shaping its fledgling hedge fund sector, but can China keep it in check.
The 2017 Excellence and Innovation Awards contest, sponsored by Pensions & Investments and the Defined Contribution Institutional Investment Assn., is accepting nominiations.
Cometa, ERAFP and other European pension funds welcome unrestricted access to investing in more volatile asset classes.
In technology race, BlackRock reorganizes active equity platform, turns to quantitative computer models.
The Canadian government's 2017 budget is big on grand plans for infrastructure improvements in transportation, social needs and environmentally friendly utilities.
Demand for U.S. Treasury STRIPS is soaring, fueled by rising interest rates and U.S. pension plans' desire for asset-liability matching, industry sources said.
Real estate managers are moving out of the city center, investing in new areas to escape the crowd of capital looking to invest in the urbanization trend.
Most traders and market structure analysts foresee a smooth transition to a T+2 settlement cycle in the U.S., although some custody services as well as securities lending could have some difficulties in adjusting to one less settlement day.
Sustainable investing, which has long had a foothold in Europe, is growing rapidly in the U.S., driven by women and millennials.
New rules in Europe are forcing money management firms to scrutinize the way they pay for investment research. Some are overhauling their business models, using their own money instead of client dealing commissions to pay for insights; others are building in-house capabilities to cope with the demands.
BlackRock, Vanguard and State Street command 80% of ETF assets under management in the U.S., but smaller institutional investors continue to look beyond the Big 3 for unique products.
BlackRock is far from the only asset manager focusing on technology upgrades to adapt to an increasingly evolving investment landscape.
The new chairwoman of the Oregon Investment Council would like the panel to focus on the big picture, including the complexity and illiquidity in its portfolios.
CCB Principal is looking to lead the way in offering risk-based funds of funds to a quarter-billion cohort — and rising — of Chinese retirees.
Defined contribution plan record-keeper assets hit $5.5 trillion for the year ended Sept. 30, according to the latest Pensions & Investments survey of the largest record keepers.
Read highlights and watch videos from Pensions & Investments' 2017 East Coast Defined Contribution Conference in Miami.
Eddy Awards for retirement education show humor and more use of social media to encourage participants to plan better and save more.
A bill introduced in the California State Assembly would require the state's two largest public pensions to divest of companies involved in the construction of a border wall between the United States and Mexico. But is it smart?
Realistic plan design, structured for the long term, is key to addressing the longevity and market risks that might otherwise stand in the way of broad-based retirement security.