Dominic Gane

Surveys & Research Editor

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  • Interviews

    Focus Group: March 2018

    March 2018 (magazine)

    We asked a group of 24 pension funds with total assets of €164bn their views on the current risks and opportunities

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    Focus Group: Risks get real

    December 2017 (Magazine)

    We asked a group of 30 pension funds with total assets of €293bn what risks the markets will face during 2018

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    Focus Group: Extending credit

    November 2017 (Magazine)

    We asked a group of pension funds with total assets of €28.2bn about their use of credit

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    Focus Group: Spotlight on research costs

    October 2017 (Magazine)

    Pension funds have largely been absent from the debate about MiFID II and research costs. We asked a group of pension funds with total assets of over €330bn for their views

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    Focus Group: EMD inspires confidence

    September 2017 (Magazine)

    We asked a group of European pension funds with total assets of €180bn about their emerging market debt strategies

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    Focus Group: Diversity more than a ‘trend’

    July / August 2017 (Magazine)

    We asked a group of European pension funds with total assets of €110bn about governance

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    Focus Group: Risk-factor strategies in favour

    May 2017 (Magazine)

    Over three-quarters of the respondents to this month’s Focus Group are allocated to strategies that employ risk-factor investing concepts, with four of these considering further allocations

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    Focus Group: Do consultants add value?

    April 2017 (Magazine)

    Three-quarters of the investors polled for this month’s Focus Group say investment consultants have added value to their investment portfolio

  • Features

    Focus Group: Geopolitical risk concerns

    March 2017 (Magazine)

    Twenty-five (86%) of the investors polled for this month’s Focus Group say geopolitical risk has increased over the past 12 months

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    Focus Group: A changing climate

    February 2017 (Magazine)

    The average listed equities allocation in the portfolios of funds polled for this month’s Focus Group is 31%, with the level of respondents’ allocation ranging from 10% to 59%

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    Focus Group: Let’s squeeze fees

    January 2017 (Magazine)

    Thirteen of the investors polled for this month’s Focus Group are in favour of asset managers quoting an ‘all-in’ fee. This involves all fees and charges including transaction costs

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    Focus Group: The foresight saga

    December 2016 (Magazine)

    Almost a third of investors, seven out of 23 polled for this month’s Focus Group, consider a hard landing in China to be the biggest economic or political risk facing the global markets in 2017.

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    Focus Group: Warm on EM investment

    November 2016 (Magazine)

    Just three of the investors polled for this month’s Focus Group have increased their allocation to emerging and frontier markets in the past three years

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    Focus Group: Too much debt around

    October 2016 (Magazine)

    Just over half of the respondents to this month’s focus group are restructuring, or planning to restructure, their fixed-income portfolio. Of these, 10 are moving towards a more active management.

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    Focus Group: The fall-out from Brexit

    September 2016 (Magazine)

    Thirteen (62%) of the investors polled for this month’s Focus Group expect the European economy will be worse off once Britain leaves the European Union

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    Focus Group: Risk-factor investing concepts

    April 2016 (Magazine)

    Just over half of the investors polled for this month’s Focus Group currently allocate assets to strategies that employ risk-factor investing concepts

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    Focus Group: Different approaches to fees

    March 2016 (Magazine)

    Less than half of those polled for this month’s Focus Group (13 respondents, compared with 22 in the June 2014 survey) are in favour of asset management performance fees.

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    Focus Group: A changing climate

    February 2016 (Magazine)

    Climate change risk has been formally discussed by 15 funds polled for this month’s Focus Group

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    Focus Group: Time to get active?

    January 2016 (Magazine)

    Almost half of the investors polled in this month’s Focus Group, 12 out of a total of 25, state that active equity management within their investment strategy has increased over the past decade

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    Focus Group: Future threats (and delights)

    December 2015 (Magazine)

    For one-quarter of respondents to this month’s Focus Group, the biggest credible threat to the global economy and financial markets in 2016 is the bursting of quantitative easing-fuelled asset price bubbles. “Inflationary effects can quite suddenly bring markets down, if confidence is lost,” says the CEO of a Dutch fund.

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