Elections

Schwarzman, Fink among those named to Trump strategic and policy team

Schwarzman, Fink among those named to Trump strategic and policy team

President-elect Donald J. Trump formed a team called the President's Strategic and Policy Forum composed of money managers and corporate heads to offer their views on the intersection of public...

December 02, 2016 | 03:45 pm
Big returns from GSE's

Big returns from GSE's

Shares of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac jumped 164% and 175%, respectively, in the month of November, including an average 45.7% return on the Nov. 30 trading day.

December 02, 2016 | 03:47 pm
U.S. election aftermath good for U.K. corporate pension funding

U.S. election aftermath good for U.K. corporate pension funding

U.K. corporate defined benefit funds saw a 35 billion ($44.1 billion) improvement in deficits in the week after the U.S. presidential election, which is helping unwind damage done by the U.K.'s vote ...

November 28, 2016
Election not expected to slow move to alts

Election not expected to slow move to alts

The election of Donald J. Trump as the next U.S. president has not changed economic or market expectations enough to slow the migration to illiquid assets by institutional asset owners searching for...

November 25, 2016 | 12:01 am
Market's post-election moves leave little room for bargain hunting

Market's post-election moves leave little room for bargain hunting

Longtime portfolio managers making up a roundtable assembled by Ariel Investments expressed disappointment that the stock market downturn following Donald J. Trump’s victory was short-lived,...

November 21, 2016 | 05:45 pm
Preqin: Most alternative managers see positive effect from Trump election

Preqin: Most alternative managers see positive effect from Trump election

A majority, 53%, of alternative investment managers expect the election of Donald J. Trump as president to be positive for the industry in the U.S., according to a survey of 182 alternative...

November 17, 2016 | 04:04 pm
U.S. election aftermath good for U.K. pension funding

U.S. election aftermath good for U.K. pension funding

U.K. corporate defined benefit funds saw a £35 billion ($44.1 billion) improvement in deficits in the week after the U.S. presidential election, which is helping unwind damage done by the U.K....

November 16, 2016 | 01:40 pm
Emerging market bond spreads advance most in five years

Emerging market bond spreads advance most in five years

The spread of the J.P. Morgan EMBI Global relative to comparable U.S. Treasury securities increased 8.9% to 406 basis points at the close of business Nov. 14.

November 15, 2016 | 12:08 pm
Dodd-Frank, fiduciary rule likely to be first targets in expected GOP overhaul

Dodd-Frank, fiduciary rule likely to be first targets in expected GOP overhaul

As Republicans gain control of the White House, Senate and House of Representatives for the first time in a decade, they face both the opportunity and challenge of turning their agenda into reality.

November 14, 2016
Managers feel  logistics assets will remain safe

Managers feel logistics assets will remain safe

Institutional investor demand for logistics assets should prove resilient in the face of a triumphant U.S. presidential campaign by Donald J. Trump, predicated on tearing up the country's trade...

November 14, 2016
Bank stocks jump on election results

Bank stocks jump on election results

Bank stocks responded positively to the election results on the possibility that the new administration will repeal the Dodd-Frank Act, loosening regulations put on the industry following the...

November 14, 2016 | 10:25 am

Post election reactions by the numbers

November 10, 2016 | 11:14 am
New administration facing macro, micro challenges

New administration facing macro, micro challenges

The new Trump administration will face challenges on the macro level in reviving a weak economy and low-returning investment markets, and raising interest rates whose near-zero level has been...

November 09, 2016 | 10:24 am