ESG-focussed investors are having a hard time justifying their China exposure to boards. They will need to develop new narratives if they want to stay in the China game, argues historian Stephen Kotkin.
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)
Asset owners increasingly encourage their asset managers to improve diversity, but both owners and managers report the need to grow diverse talent coming into the investment industry, according to recent research.
Joe Biden will win the US election according to a technique used in finance to predict factor returns and the correlation of stock and bond returns. The technique, outlined in an MIT working paper, correctly predicted the past five elections, including 2016.
Alternative private equity vehicles underperform the associated main fund, new research from Harvard's Josh Lerner and MIT's Antoinette Schoar has shown for the first time - but skilled limited partners flip the script.
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