June 25, 2018
The world’s largest investor restructured how it pays its active mandates to get more certainty from managers. Its actions, which were taken after self-reflection, will affect the entire sector.
Adding nearly two dozen staff and boosting its expertise in order to manage its property and equity assets has paid off in savings – and more importantly control – for the UK’s RPMI Railpen.
Investors seeking to link the UN Sustainable Development Goals to their strategies can reduce tropical deforestation associated with agricultural commodities by influencing portfolio companies.
Philip Chronican had 35 year career in Australian banking including as head of ANZ, and is now on the board of NAB. He talks about transformational change at the A$92 billion ($68 billion) TCorp.
Top1000funds.com editor Amanda White has been named a member of the Aspen Institute Finance Leaders Fellowship class of 2018. She discusses the program, the participants, and the opportunity.
Reports are that the inclusion of 226 Chinese large caps in the Emerging Markets Index has gone well. Small-cap and mid-cap shares could follow if concerns about suspensions prove unfounded.
There is a rational basis for not putting assets into handgun producers but emotions and politics cloud the issue. Judging the case on facts and figures, not dogma, makes the choice clear.
Government bond instruments linked to the standard of living would have the three effects Australian Treasury wants from a CIPR - constant income, longevity risk management and access to capital.