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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 […]
Sustainability in Practice

Cambridge endowment talks inflation and divestment

Rising inflation will make it more challenging to meet the £4 billion Cambridge University Endowment Fund’s 5 per cent return hurdle, said Tilly Franklin, CIO, speaking at Sustainability in Practice. Franklin oversees a multi asset, diversified portfolio that is managed externally. The fund has significantly outperformed over the long term (10-year returns are 11 per […]
Investor Profile

CalSTRS’ cautious outlook

CalSTRS' long-time CIO, Chris Ailman, is cautious about the outlook for markets with his "spider senses" working over time trying to understand the hidden risks in the economy. He told Amanda White the fund will focus the year on allocating to diversifying strategies and climate solutions.
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