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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.
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NYCERS eyes more US regional bank risk

The growing divergence between the Fed funds rate and interest rates on checking accounts is increasing the risk of bank deposit outflows for US regional banks. It's one reason why NYCERS' Steven Meier expects more failures and consolidation ahead.

IMF flashes dangers ahead

The worst is yet to come, warns the IMF in its sobering World Economic Outlook report. Investors will increasingly prioritise safe assets with implications for emerging markets while chaos in the UK gilts markets underscores the risks of a policy mistake.