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A more realistic look at risk

The University of California’s Rick Bookstaber argues that risk management should move from static equations to more realistic models in which outcomes depend on multiple agents.

Board make-up matters

The more political appointees and worker representatives sit on US pension fund boards, the more those funds will respond to incentives that encourage riskier investing, research has found.

Ignorance isn’t bliss

In an increasingly complex and inter-connected world, a broader perspective on risk is essential in helping investors navigate an uncertain future, writes Phil Edwards.