Under the spotlight: US pension plans and their use of leverage

Lettter from the US

Source: IPE

Does US public pension funds’ use of borrowed money and derivatives pose systemic risks to global financial markets? That is the concern of global regulators, which have recently stepped up scrutiny of the practice, according to a recent article in the Financial Times (FT). But senior executives interviewed by IPE seem less worried.

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IPE editorial provides coverage of foreign pension funds’ experiences from which we can take ideas; we can also use it to share ideas regarding new and pioneering projects.

Ivonne Forno , CEO of Laborfonds