STAFF WRITERAugust 29, 2019 | 11.42am
FIS Stanford Photo Gallery
View photos from the 2018 Fiduciary Investors Symposium, held at Stanford University, United States.
Amanda WhiteOctober 22, 2018
How the active complements the passive
Investors discuss the various ways that two styles often presented as if they are enemies in fact work hand in hand across portfolios to produce returns.
Sarah RundellOctober 11, 2018
CalPERS shake-up may delay PE plans
The surprise ousting of CalPERS board president Priya Mathur heralds a leadership shake-up that could place final approval of an expanded private equity program on hold.
Sarah RundellOctober 9, 2018
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Taiwan epicentre of geopolitical risk
The China-US trade war is the latest development in a tense relationship that threatens to bubble over into war over Taiwan, “incinerating” portfolios, Stephen Kotkin said.
Sarah RundellOctober 8, 2018
Investors feel banks’ lending pinch
Post-GFC regulation has driven up the cost of bank funding. Professor Darrell Duffie explained the impact of the end of ‘sovereign uplift’ and offered ideas to create competition and lower costs.
Machine learning’s risk/reward challenge
The availability of big data and cheap computer power is making machine learning a profit driver for businesses. A panel of experts discussed related risk-management and governance issues.
GPIF’s Mizuno heaps change on managers
As CIO of the world’s largest pension fund, Hiro Mizuno has restructured fees and forced a focus on ESG and stewardship. Now the fund is using AI to make sure managers practice what they pitch.