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Under-priced climate risk plagues pension portfolios

Climate risk remains systematically under-priced and the world isn’t on course for net zero. Investors need to prepare for the risks of climate and environmental change and re-evaluate the risk in their portfolios, University of Oxford researcher Nicola Ranger warned delegates to Sustainability in Practice.
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Switzerland’s rail fund SBB takes on more risk

Convinced higher interest rates signpost higher anticipated returns ahead, Pensionskasse SBB, the Bern-based pension fund for employees of Switzerland’s state-owned railway company, will increase its equity allocation including private equity. It plans to add managers in both public and private equity.
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How Railpen keeps illiquid asset allocation on track

New research on private markets at Railpen has produced a framework that focuses on scenario planning and the uncertainty inherent in illiquid investments taking account of “portfolio steerability”, allocation drift and the impact on short-term liquidity management resulting in a more dynamic approach.