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Rising corporate defaults do not pose a systemic threat to China index

Western managers set to access Chinese pensions market through JVs

Fri, 9 Dec 2016By Florence Chong

Seven managers positioned to share in management of pension money from Chinese provinces

uk real estate outlook economic uncertainty weighs on property market

UK roundup: Hymans Robertson, Mercer, PLSA, Environment Agency

Fri, 9 Dec 2016By

Recovery plans called into question, deficits remain stubbornly high, and DB costs soar

Accountancy

Accounting roundup: Hans Hoogervorst, LAPFF, FRC, FASB

Fri, 9 Dec 2016By

IASB chairman defends pensions accounting rulebook

The Nyhavn district in Copenhagen, Denmark

AP Pension chief Søren Dal Thomsen quits suddenly

Thu, 8 Dec 2016By

Outgoing CEO cites discussions over skills firm needs in future

United Nations

Four Danish pension funds return to PRI, but two still unconvinced

Thu, 8 Dec 2016By

ATP, PFA, PKA and Sampension re-join three years after exit

London

LGPS advisory board to call for MiFID II exemption for asset pools

Thu, 8 Dec 2016By

Asset pools could negate need to seek upgrade from controversial retail investor status

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On the Record: How will your asset allocation change?

December 2016 (Magazine)By

Three pension funds - CWPS, ERAFP and Stapi - discuss chnges to their asset allocation

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How We Run Our Money: ENPAM

December 2016 (Magazine)By

Emilio Giorgi (pictured), chief risk officer at ENPAM, Italy’s largest private pension fund, talks to Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about its commitment to investing in projects that directly benefit its members

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Discount Rates: Discounting dilemmas

December 2016 (Magazine)By

As risk-free rates edge towards zero or below in many regions, questions must be asked about discounting methods, according to Carlo Svaluto Moreolo

India: All to play for

December 2016 (Magazine)By

The signs suggest India is poised for dramatic improvements in its economy. But there are challenges around job-creation, education and manufacturing 

Global Debt: Caution in a world awash in debt

December 2016 (Magazine)By , ,

John Bilton, Michael Feser and Stephanie Flanders look at the effect that excessive leverage within the global capital markets can have on long-term economic growth 

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President Trump

December 2016 (Magazine)By

The election of Donald Trump as US president represents a sea-change in politics and for a second time in less than six months, following the UK’s Brexit vote, investors are left unscrambling the implications for markets over various time horizons.

Back to basics

December 2016 (Magazine)By

There is a danger that the investment world could pay too much attention to geopolitics in 2017. Although politics is important, there is a risk its current high profile could obscure more fundamental factors.

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Investing In Hedge Funds: The party continues

December 2016 (Magazine)

Headlines suggest institutional demand for hedge funds is waning. But the facts paint a different picture, finds Carlo Svaluto Moreolo

Investing In Hedge Funds: Emerging strategies

December 2016 (Magazine)By

Joseph Mariathasan explores the universe of emerging market hedge fund strategies

Investing In Hedge Funds: Liquid movement

December 2016 (Magazine)By Niki Natarajan

Niki Natarajan looks at how liquid alternative strategies could be the answer to the current low-interest-rate and high-volatility environment, even if it seems counter-intuitive

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Long-Term Matters: Carbon footprint envy

December 2016 (Magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

An explosion of providers and events promise to turn investors into low-carbon heroes. Even campaigners use it to benchmark managers. What will it deliver? Raj Thamotheram writes

Guest Viewpoint: Jon Little - Northill Capital

December 2016 (Magazine)

“Successful managers are hard to find but those that do exist generally share some common characteristics”

Diary of an Investor: Diversity counts

December 2016 (Magazine)By

Recently we had to admit that the trustee board of the Wasserdicht Dutch pension fund isn’t very diverse. Of course, we fulfil the requirement to have one female trustee and one under the age of 40 and have for some time

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Ahead of the Curve: Fintech flies in emerging markets

December 2016 (Magazine)By

Fintech is finding a natural home in emerging markets where traditional banks and insurance services are less established. Andrew Ness reports

Ahead of the Curve: Trend-following - quality not quantity

November 2016 (Magazine)

Stephen Wood explains why a single well-researched trend-following investment model can produce better results than simply relying on diversification using different models

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