July 22, 2016
Pensions expert, Hidekazu Ishida, talks about the state of corporate pension funds in Japan – from where they’ve been to where they’re going – and discusses some popular investment strategies.
Given the strong returns of yield-rich asset classes in recent years, caution should be exercised in allowing income-themes to dominate investment allocations. David Scobie of Mercer writes.
Norges Bank Investment Management would like to see an increase in the number of company listings and suggests more flexibility from exchanges and index providers could facilitate this.
Santander pension fund head, Antony Barker, says there's a “curiously limited” appetite for change and innovation in the sector, with behaviour limited by consultant and manager vested interests.
In an increasingly complex and inter-connected world, a broader perspective on risk is essential in helping investors navigate an uncertain future, writes Phil Edwards.
Investors should not rely on investment theory because the complex and connected risks in the real world cannot fully be accounted for, says Tim Unger, of Willis Towers Watson.
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