€16.5bn fund has implemented a revised investment strategy with seven new mandates awarded
Austrian Kepler Fonds best KVG in German market, beating Metzler and Investec
Church of England’s investment portfolio gains 7.1% as managers warn of subdued earnings in near term
Human rights platform observes a ’race to the top’, but names and shames 28 companies tthat have shunned engagement
ITV has reduced its net DB shortfall from £328m at the end of 2016 to zero at the end of March
In a year full of records for equity markets, European pension funds posted positive results – with most improving on their 2016 investment returns
Rebounding equity markets over the third quarter bolstered year-to-date (YTD) returns at many European pension funds, particularly in the Nordic region.
Fund managers might do better to focus on generating excess return in credit markets than selecting outperforming stocks
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Words matter, but sometimes they can get in the way. Impact investing, mission-based investing, responsible investment, double and triple-bottom-line investing, ESG factors, and even sustainable investment. All of these terms can have both positive and negative connotations for investors.
“The potential impact of climate change on investments should be considered at least on an annual basis”
“CFA curriculum material should become more future-oriented and address awkward topics”
“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