In this round table discussion, K. Stuart Peskin, investment director at Aberdeen Standard Investments, Danielle Singer, portfolio director, multi asset, at Invesco, and Mark Andersen, senior vice president at Callan’s Trust Advisory Group, discuss the opportunities and challenges for investors, and the outcome-orientation of multi-asset investing strategies for optimal positioning in all types of market environments.
Is it time to declare that the world’s second largest economy and equity market is an asset class? We developed a framework based on comprehensive research that shows China is more than just an opportunity, it's a strategic investment category.
PGIM Fixed Income examines how an actively-managed, hedged global bond portfolio can reduce volatility and improve return efficiency relative to a domestic-only, fixed income allocation over the intermediate to long term.
Climate change is no longer something to think about for the future. It’s an immediate consideration. As a fiduciary, are you managing this risk?
Are multiple factors better than one? Find out why some market participants are allocating to more than one factor at a time, and what types of multi-factor approaches may produce the most targeted, precise exposure.
Pension deficits will not resolve themselves. Billions of dollars have been contributed to fund up plans in 2018. Why? There has never been a better time to make a contribution, close funding gaps, and take steps to meaningfully reduce risk.
Introducing Shifting DC Times, a thought-leading publication devoted to supporting your mission — to help American workers achieve a more secure retirement. Each issue focuses on the latest DC thinking and offers concrete ways to turn that thinking into action.
A growing number of multi-national companies are embracing a globally-coordinated approach to managing their retirement plans. To help you build on your retirement plan vision, BlackRock has created a framework for designing global retirement principles and governance.
China is home to some of the fastest-growing and best-in-class businesses in the world and will be the beneficiary of increased institutional investor positioning in the market as capital market integration continues down its present path.
Despite tight credit spreads, Artisan Partners Credit Team believes the benign credit backdrop of strong economic momentum and low default activity should create a favorable environment for high yield investors going forward.
Gold can play a fundamental role in a portfolio. Our analysis shows that adding 2%, 5% or 10% in gold over the past decade to the average pension fund portfolio would have both increased returns and reduced volatility, resulting in higher risk-adjusted returns.
We believe successful investment in international growth equities requires having a differentiated view and a willingness to own overlooked and out of benchmark growth companies. A valuation approach to growth points us to opportunities and contributes to risk management.
New survey shows multimanager target-date funds are now the majority’s preference What’s behind this sea change in plan design? Fiduciaries directing plan participants to QDIAs dominated by manager concentration risk need to see these survey findings now.
Historically, many asset owners haven't created separate allocations for microcap. However, that seems to be changing as investors recognize the compelling case for microcap investing, both as a standalone asset class and the role it can play in asset allocations.
We believe today’s automotive industry—more than at any other time in its history—presents opportunities for active managers to uncover value. In this paper, we discuss how advanced driver-assistance systems, ridesharing, and electric vehicles are driving change across the industry.
The superstar FANG stocks — Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Alphabet’s Google — still grab a lot of headlines, but investors might be better served ignoring them and focusing on more boring sectors of the market, such as autos, tech hardware and semiconductors.
Our annual Mid-Year Global Market Outlook focuses on prospective investment opportunities that still exist in the second half of the year, but why a more selective defensive approach may be required.
In this round table discussion, Gary Veerman, head of LDI solutions at Capital Group, François Pellerin, an LDI strategist in the fixed-income division at Fidelity Management & Research Co., and James So, a product specialist at Western Asset Management Co., discuss how plan sponsors are approaching pension derisking, what mistakes they often make and what the future holds.
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