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Active Management

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Active Management: The best of both worlds?

January 2018 (magazine)By

Will applying systematic techniques to traditional discretionary active processes lead to better outcomes for investors?

Active Equity Strategy: Concentrated revival

January 2018 (magazine)

Where should you invest if you believe active management can outperform?

Neuroscience: The revenge of the ‘gut feeling’

January 2018 (magazine)By

John Coates discusses the insights provided by his research on how physiology – not rational thought or psychological traits – makes humans excellent risk takers

BlackRock: Active transformation

January 2018 (magazine)By

BlackRock’s Mark Wiseman tells IPE how the firm is integrating quant and fundamental active strategies

Culture: Small is beautiful

January 2018 (magazine)

Boutique investment firms are outperforming larger investment managers in nine out of 11 product categories, a recent study shows

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NEST names managers for first move into private markets

Fri, 13 Sep 2019By

Amundi and BlackRock will manage roughly 5% of the DC master trust’s default funds with inflows expected to start in October

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NEST to launch regulated investment arm

Fri, 13 Sep 2019By

The £8bn multi-employer scheme has requested authorisation from the UK regulator to set up NEST Invest to allow co-investments and derivatives use

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Could holding negative-yielding bonds clash with fiduciary duty?

Mon, 2 Sep 2019By

Cambridge Associates says trustees and pension fund managers should review LDI mandates and passive government bond allocations


Disabled workers’ scheme switches to ‘cheaper’ passive strategy

Thu, 22 Aug 2019By

The €8.5bn PWRI is also aiming to expand its responsible investing strategy and has added to allocations to green bonds and its ‘inclusion portfolio’

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‘Huge’ variations in outcomes between default DC funds: report

Tue, 20 Aug 2019By

Employers have been urged to monitor the performance of their pension plans more closely given big differences between fund outcomes 

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