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Real assets a haven in likely stagflationary environment

An overweight position in real assets and private equity, and an underweight to equities and bonds positioned the Ohio School Employees Retirement System for success in the last year but CIO Farouki Majeed is now even more convinced a stagflationary environment is likely and is positioning the fund accordingly.

No single right way: Constructive real-world pragmatism for finance

Examining and learning from the evolution of orthodox finance provides relevant insight to the evolution of ESG data and ISSB standards which like CAPM are simply social conventions. Greg Watson argues that adopting a “no single right way” mindset will create greater resilience in investment by promoting greater differentiation.
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New Jersey flags hedge fund benefits in volatile times

New Jersey Investment Division has found shelter in its hedge funds allocation during recent market turmoil. But the investment division's challenges are underscored by a recent report placing it in the bottom 10 state-wide plans for funded ratio - and holding onto a higher than average ARR.
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The Asset Owner Directory is an interactive tool to give readers an insight into the world of global asset owners. It includes key information for the largest asset owners around the world such as key personnel, asset allocation and performance.

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New York State Common’s CIO on Russia, PE and diversity

Investments at New York State Common Retirement Fund, one of the largest pension funds in the US that also boasts a near fully-funded status is run by Anastasia Titarchuk. In an interview with Top1000funds.com she shares her investment outlook, thoughts on private equity and the importance of diversity.

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Energy markets post-COVID, amid a conflict and in a decarbonising world

Tom Nelson, head of thematic equity at Ninety One, talks to Conexus Financial managing editor Julia Newbould about the extent of the shock to energy markets through the Ukraine War and how it will impact the transition to clean energy and how portfolio managers can invest in renewables and achieve carbon zero targets in this […]
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Sustainability in Practice

This conference is an urgent call to action for all investors to influence investee companies to change their focus and put people before profits to create a more sustainable economy, and to wake up to the crucial role they play in ensuring a sustainable recovery.

September 13-15, 2022 | Harvard, Cambridge USA

Fiduciary Investors Symposium

SUITABLE FOR: Institutional investors, chairs of investment committees and specialist consultants from the world’s largest pension, sovereign wealth and endowment funds.

This event will co-ordinate academics specialising in investment management and behavioural finance.
It will explore the applicability of the efficient market hypothesis in the current market environment – across different asset classes – and the tension between efficient markets and quantitative techniques with behavioural finance and fundamental analysis – challenging investors to think differently about asset allocation and investments, governance and decision-making.

October 24-26, 2022 | Maastricht, The Netherlands

Measuring outcomes is what really matters: Serafeim

Investors interested in ESG should be aware of the intensity of the commitment and develop their own deep expertise and impact-weighted accounts, according to ESG pioneer and academic, Professor George Serafeim. He will speak at the Sustainability in Practice event at Harvard University in September.

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Global Pension Transparency Benchmark
Global Pension Transparency Benchmark

Best funds for transparency revealed: where did your fund rank?

The Global Pension Transparency Benchmark has revealed the top ranking funds globally for transparency of disclosure across cost, governance, performance and responsible investment. Click here for the results of 75 funds across 15 countries.

Why liquidity management will be harder in a post-Covid-19 world

CIOs need more sophisticated tools to manage liquidity in a post-COVID world, experts say, now that the DC retirement landscape has been permanently changed following the precedent of early release schemes.
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Asset Allocation

GPIF feels equity’s wrath; active equity reboot

Japan's GPIF feels the heat of see-sawing global equity markets in its latest quarterly results while the latest annual review reveals a shakeup in global active equity allocations in search of more manager diversification.
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Hedge funds appeal at Ilmarinen as volatility returns

For years Central Bank bond buying has supressed the volatility on which hedge funds thrive. At Finnish pension fund Ilmarinen hedge funds are back in favour, particularly volatility, momentum, and macro strategies that don't correlate to equities.