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Issue Date: Monday, November 12, 2018
Third-quarter assets under management rose, but publicly traded financial service firms' shares still were hammered in October.
Investors are calling time on unequal voting structures of companies.
The shifting balance of power in Congress means it will take bipartisanship to get anything done.
Gubernatorial candidates who proposed big changes to state pension systems lost on Nov. 6.
The success of MSCI's initial small-scale A-shares inclusion in its indexes sets the stage for more substantial follow-up.
Asset owners are tapping the alternative investment secondary markets to sell pre-recession funds.
Institutional investors should be looking ahead to 2019 as consolidation audit trail implementation begins.
Enforcement actions at the Department of Labor have remained steady, though calls for additional guidance persist.
California voters defeated a controversial rent control proposition opposed by some of Blackstone's portfolio companies.
Investment portfolios are swelling for private foundations, which are continuing to embrace alternatives.
The promise of alpha and inflows lures asset managers to launch China A-share strategies.
Foundations are going strong in impact investing, an area that is only expected to grow in the years ahead.
Global DC plan experts discussed the central role of regulators in achieving effective retirement plan design for flexible economy workers.
Jay Fewel, who formerly was responsible for the Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund's private equity portfolio, has died.
Despite issuers' best efforts to build an ESG niche in ETFs, it's possible that asset growth might never come to these specific products.
The EU should abolish the unanimity rule, which gives each member state the right to veto new laws, the former Belgian prime minister.
Newly listed companies that don't offer one share, one vote should be encouraged to implement a sunset clause.
Innovations in the secondary markets are also driving increased secondary market transactions.
Boeing Co., Mexico's CONSAR, Canada's CAAT and the U.K.'s Royal Mail Group were honored for innovation in retirement plans.
Danielle Walker and Margarida Correia joined Pensions & Investments as reporters.
Investment portfolios are swelling for private foundations, which are continuing to embrace alternatives and impact investing.
Small-cap growth strategies again dominated Morningstar's ranking of equity investments, while high-yield bond strategies led the list of top fixed-income performers.
It is not the responsibility of investment executives to punish the Saudi Arabian regime, even if its involvement in the murder is proven.
The SEC has continued to work to protect investors from those who have hurt investors despite the Trump administration reducing regulations.
Navigating late-cycle investing doesn't mean avoiding risk but it does require formulating strategies that take into account unexpected threats.
Climate change and rising demand are crimping supplies of water even as investors are becoming aware of just how precious the resource is.