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The Pension Trust: many schemes, one trust

“We are slightly unusual,” admits David Adkins, chief investment officer of The Pensions Trust (TPT), the £5.5-billion ($8.7-billion) pension fund founded after the end of World War II to provide retirement benefits for social workers. Talking from the trust’s Moorgate headquarters in London, Adkins explains how its umbrella structure has grown to provide pensions for […]

Inflation considerations for asset allocation

The first of a two-part series by AQR provides some analysis for investors deciding how to position a portfolio for various inflationary environments, and clarifies some misconceptions about inflation, and inflation-linked assets. The second paper will discuss the potential risks and rewards of holding various assets during distinct economic environments. Inflation in 2010 and Beyond […]