The carry trade may be making a comeback, after a decade in the doldrums, laid low by the global financial crisis
The changing financial services landscape raises doubts about the belief that publicly traded investments are more liquid than private ones
The ongoing economic expansion is set to become the longest in the post-war era, at least for the US. The debate about the pros and cons of zero rates and quantitative easing continues
Integrating private markets within an asset allocation can be rewarding but is also challenging
Insurance-linked securities (ILS) are an asset class based upon insurance events. They provide an element of diversity to portfolios. Put simply, a market collapse is unlikely to be correlated to a natural disaster.
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“The responsibility for making our profession more representative of the society we serve ultimately sits with all of us”
Pension systems everywhere are either struggling to manage the shift from defined benefit (DB) to defined contribution (DC) or contemplating the journey
“The selection of a benchmark is secondary to many other provisions for encouraging long-term behaviour”
“The FCA has picked the wrong fight. We need a way to rate alternative investments”
“At present, UK trustees do not have the right governance framework in place to be effective or accountable”