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Issue Date: Monday, April 17, 2017
Investors are taking heed of the 'Trump gap' — a measure of President Donald Trump's campaign promises vs. implemented reforms — and are starting to adjust accordingly.
Some large institutional investors didn't pay high fees for hedge fund investments in 2016, but the result came at the cost of returns.
Pending regulations and calls for fee transparency could result in research being bought and sold on an exchange.
Eight of 11 publicly traded asset managers or firms with asset manager divisions, reporting so far, cut total CEO compensation in 2016 from the previous year.
Fees and lawsuits remain big concerns for defined contribution plan executives and consultants even as plan costs have fallen in recent years.
As a drawn-out battle over a new fiduciary standard comes to an end, for now, plan sponsors see an opportunity to do more for plan participants.
With exchange-traded fund usage on the rise, ETF providers say the growth of smart beta has also been a boon.
ETF providers say they're seeing increased interest and allocations from institutional investors and money managers, driven by several factors, including a move to smart-beta strategies.
Cambridge Associates anticipates strong business growth in an Asia-Pacific market where endowments and foundations are pretty rare.
Nikko Asset Management’s goal of becoming more relevant to overseas investors remains a work in progress, but the Tokyo-based manager’s domestic business has been picking up steam, the firm’s top executive said.
Glen Falls Hospital makes big changes to 403(b) plan to lower costs, increase plan choices and improve the retirement plan's design.
Uncertainty abounds as alternative investment managers have questions about potential tax reforms, but no answers.
The debate over whether county and municipal pension plans should join their state systems is heating up.
Global custody firms are engaged in a data analytics “arms race,” with the battle likely to favor those that can give clients an edge in managing their investment portfolios.
Institutional investors and money managers could become forced sellers of South African bonds, as the reality of the country's downgrade by credit rating agencies sets in.
Constrained by low discount rates, the average funding ratio of the 100 largest U.S. corporate defined benefit plans fell again in 2016.
RiskWatch provides recent data on volatility and correlation, the two components of risk, for U.S. and global equity and fixed-income markets.
The Lifetime Income Disclosure Act, sponsored by Washington lawmakers, seems like such a good, simple idea. But the devil is in the details, which have yet to be worked out.
Artificial intelligence has caused most of job losses in U.S. manufacturing over the past decade, could the investment management industry be next to feel AI's impact on employment?