Industry Voices

Commentary: Has impact investing reached a fork in the road?

INDUSTRY VOICES

INDUSTRY VOICES

Slow and steady will not win the race when it comes to transforming the finance industry to deal with climate change.
Commentary: U.S. taxable municipal bonds – an often overlooked late-cycle asset class

Industry Voices

Industry Voices

U.S. retail investors have long dominated the U.S. municipal bond market, but over the last decade, institutional interest in the sector has soared.
Commentary: Should emerging markets liquidity be a top priority for investors?

Industry Voices

Industry Voices

Emerging markets are gradually finding favor with investors after bouncing back from tough times, but areas of caution remain.
Commentary: As demand for ESG investing grows, so too does the need for high-quality data

INDUSTRY VOICES

INDUSTRY VOICES

Sustainable investing has become more mainstream, but one pressing issue is the lack of access to reliable and consistent ESG data.
Commentary: Navigating the evaporating protections in the private debt market

INDUSTRY VOICES

INDUSTRY VOICES

Increasingly, the concept of lender protection rights is being undermined in private debt markets.
Commentary: The way forward for multiasset front-to-back investment operations

INDUSTRY VOICES

INDUSTRY VOICES

As multiasset investing continues to grow, so too have the operational complexities of supporting these strategies.
Commentary: Record OCIO inflows highlight need for evaluation standards

INDUSTRY VOICES

INDUSTRY VOICES

Despite the surge in OCIO popularity, fee structures, methods of evaluation and even commonality of service offerings continue to be elusive.
Commentary: Machine learning in quantitative investing – revolution or evolution?

INDUSTRY VOICES

INDUSTRY VOICES

Machine learning has numerous implications for investing, generating intense interest. Understanding those implications is key.
Commentary: Dual-class structures rob voices of shareholders

INDUSTRY VOICES

INDUSTRY VOICES

Too many of the hottest young companies are embracing dual-class stock structures that are hazardous for investors.
Commentary: Why insurance square peg does not fit pension fund round hole

INDUSTRY VOICES

INDUSTRY VOICES

Corporate pension funds should not be regulated similarly to insurance companies.
Commentary: An investor's introduction to climate change

INDUSTRY VOICES

INDUSTRY VOICES

Of all the sustainability indicators, climate change is arguably the most urgent, but it is also the one that raises the greatest degree of uncertainty.
Commentary: Why cybersecurity governance is essential for institutional investors

Industry Voices

Industry Voices

For institutional investors, 2019 will be the year a new primary threat comes to light — financial fraud.
Commentary: Is short the new long?

INDUSTRY VOICES

INDUSTRY VOICES

Coming out of 2018, trend-following strategies had pivoted to a view in which "short is the new long."
Commentary: Some hard facts about a soft landing for the U.S. economy

INDUSTRY VOICES

INDUSTRY VOICES

Policymakers cannot assume that all the preconditions for an economic soft landing have been met or are completely within the Fed's control.
Commentary: The role of ETFs in qualified retirement plans

INDUSTRY VOICES

INDUSTRY VOICES

ETFs have largely been absent in the growth of defined contribution assets for several reasons, but there is a path forward to their inclusion.