University of Notre Dame's $13.3 billion endowment returned a net 7.4% for the fiscal year ended June 30.
Taiwan Semiconductor's rapid stock rise has added a big amount of market cap making it the No. 1 weighting in many emerging market indexes.
U.S. state pension plans' estimated aggregate funding ratio reached 78.6% as of Dec. 31, over 6 percentage points above a quarter earlier.
Morgan Stanley Investment Management's assets under management or supervision rose 9% to $781 billion in the quarter ended Sept. 30.
A Chinese ETF has surpassed BlackRock's ETF to become the largest tracking onshore stocks as investors look to ride a surge in equities.
Maine Public Employees' Retirement System increased its target to alternative credit to 7.5% from 5%.
BlackRock's assets under management hit a record $8.7 trillion in the fourth quarter, recording double-digit gains for the quarter and year.
Driven by a closer eye on performance and fees, a larger universe of strategies and ease of investment, insurance companies have accelerated their use of ETFs.
Chicago Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Retirement Fund removed Ariel Investments from its watchlist due to improved performance.
Franklin Templeton shuffled its executives to create an investment institute to assist investors in navigating markets.
The NISA Pension Surplus Risk index fell 0.2 percentage points in December to 6.7%, and the average plan funded status rose to 90.4%.
Three firms have founded the Natural Capital Investment Alliance, aiming to attract $10 billion into nature-related opportunities by 2022.
The funded status of the largest corporate pension plans in the U.S. was unchanged from a year ago, boosted by the fourth quarter.
Money managers in Europe see opportunities in ESG and dividend and illiquid strategies in 2021, but expect overall revenues to be lower.
A tough but more orderly Biden approach to China will see global managers and investors double down on the mainland during the coming year.
Despite a difficult 2020, emerging markets are one bright spot for 2021, money management economists and strategists said.
ESG is a growing focus for alternative investment managers who are being pushed to take those considerations seriously by investors.
Ed Butchart joined Kepler Partners as emerging markets CIO alongside a team of three research analysts.
Northwestern University's pool of endowment assets returned a net 7.1% for its fiscal year, slightly behind its 7.2% benchmark.