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Issue Date: Monday, November 26, 2018
U.S. corporations continue to derisk their pension plans through annuity purchases from insurance companies.
Calls for more transparency could produce new regulations for proxy advisory firms.
Traditional investment consulting has witnessed increased consolidation as more investors have delegated portfolio management.
CalPERS' revises efforts to reinvent its private equity model without a permanent leader of the 18-month-old program.
Currency hedging could help Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund weather a global economic slowdown.
Multiasset strategies and managers seem to be suffering, but whether the source is their own success or poor performance is debatable.
Fidelity Investments has bolstered its managed accounts business through product and marketing changes and a big record-keeping presence.
The special congressional committee on multiemployer pension plans is in a race to come up with solutions that balance competing interests.
Japan Post Insurance's managing executive officer says a looming slowdown makes this "the best time to buy" U.S. investment-grade bonds.
Asset managers are doing away with salary history questions in an effort to comply with new laws and evolving recruiting standards.
Money managers are set to tilt defined contribution business in Europe toward retail distribution channels.
Money managers have had to reposition in emerging markets this year amid elections, economic adjustments and challenging returns.
EBRI seeks nominations for its Lillywhite Award, which honors those who contributed to retirement security through work or research.
A coalition of 13 institutional investors issued a set of investor principles to improve safety and responsibility in the firearms industry.
Employer payroll, not retirement benefits, could be hit by expansion of Canada, Quebec pension plans.
Securities lending, collateral transformation and optimal trading programs are on the agenda for sovereign wealth funds.
Increased consolidation is occurring within the traditional investment consulting industry while more investors are looking to delegate portfolio management.
Congress needs to pass proposals to solve the multiemployer plan crisis and expand who can participate in multiple employer plans.
Asset owners should reconsider the balance of their equity portfolios between active and indexed management.
The alignment of need and new tools makes the management of geopolitical risk fertile ground for progress.
Emerging markets going mainstream along with the end of the great disinflation will see investors worldwide pursuing the best opportunities.