Despite the volatility currently affecting emerging market equities at the moment, emerging markets have suffered periods of volatility in the past followed by rapid recoveries.
Joseph Mariathasan finds ‘emerging markets’ to be a legacy concept that has become increasingly blurred and illogical
Frontier markets can offer huge attractions but investors need to pay attention to country backdrops and economic effects. Joseph Mariathasan reports
Iran looks likely to be reintegrated into the global community after the question of nuclear proliferation has been resolved. Joseph Mariathasan looks at what the opening of one of the world’s largest inaccessible economies could bring
Three pension funds - CNPADC, KZVK-VKPB and Sampension - talk about their exposure to real assets
Reima Rytsölä, CIO of Finnish pension fund Varma, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo why it makes sense to keep an allocation to hedge funds
Nordea has always been a multi-centric institution. Created from four entities across the Nordic countries, it straddles geographies and markets by design
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
Three pension funds - BNL BNP Paribas, Heidelberg Cement and Istituto di Previdenza del Cantone Ticino - share insights on working with consultants
Registered users are entitled to the first digital issue of IPE with the compliments of the IPE.com team.
UK actuarial association issues ‘Risk Alert’ on climate change
Poll of pension scheme sponsors finds average discount rate has hit negative level after inflation
Regulator criticised for lack of transparency over negotiations with two oil and gas companies
The travails of defined benefit pension schemes and insurers are well known as they seek to meet liabilities made in previous decades in today’s ultra-low-rate environment
The current vogue for optimism about the prospects for the developed economies is overdone. There may be a slight cyclical upturn but its significance is limited