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Beyond traditional asset allocation

Today’s challenging climate has led diversified investors like GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, to explore different approaches to portfolio construction to build resilience. Grace Qiu and Ding Li, both senior vice presidents in total portfolio policy and allocation at GIC discuss their new research.
Asset Allocation

The ingredients for success in private credit

Investing in private credit brings income and supports capital preservation, but as more investors enter the asset class, competition for assets is set to heat up. Investors from South Carolina Retirement Systems Investment Commission, Investment Management Corporation of Ontario and Ohio School Employees Retirement System explain their approaches.
FIS - Chicago

Bridgewater advises downside protection as turning point appears

Investors should shape strategies that protect against the downside, said Jeff Gardner, senior portfolio strategist, Bridgewater Associates.  Speaking at the Fiduciary Investors Symposium at the Chicago Booth School of Business, he said that investors should prioritise protecting against losses in the current environment: increasing returns can be additive to long-term wealth, but missing the big […]
Research

The five characteristics of a future portfolio: CAIA

The traditional 60/40 portfolio allocation is no longer enough. The opportunity for alpha is not gone, but the low-hanging fruit has long been harvested, and the path toward higher absolute returns has gotten far more nuanced according to a new report from the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA)