April 19, 2018
An Oxford fellow in economics said computers’ upgrades in areas such as judgement and empathy would soon allow them to do many tasks now thought to be for humans only – even some clergy duties.
Culture is hard to build and maintain, but if you start with good leadership and the right people, you can build the advantage of a long-term investing mindset into an organisation’s DNA.
There’s a debate raging about whether modern economies have banished high inflation to the history books. The short answer, Mercer argues, is it’s complicated. So, investors better have a plan.
A new strategy reigns at the U. of Texas endowment, designed to help chief executive and CIO Britt Harris build on an already stellar reputation for adding talent and helping it thrive.
With its new survey of asset owners, the Principles for Responsible Investment hopes to learn ways to help an incredibly diverse range of signatories build true value for their beneficiaries.
The workplace pension asked its members what they wanted during the decumulation phase. The answers led to a default product that aims for assurances in older age, while still offering options.
In the GFC, many investors got burned as limited partners, by costly experiences and opaque strategies. To fix the damaged relationships, a focus on disclosure and aligned interests is essential.
What do investors with long horizons want to know? Megatrends, risk factors, capital allocation and governance are dominant themes in chief executives' presentations at CEO-Investor Forums.
When the £16 billion BBC Pension Scheme started moving away from active listed strategies, it was time to rethink its interactions with external managers, starting with a few key questions.