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IFSWF Conference

Santiago Principles need update: panel

The Santiago Principles have made a great impact on transparency and accountability for sovereign wealth funds but need a refresh to offer guidance amid increasing tension between global and local mandates and a tougher regulatory environment, a panel declared.
Analysis

Sovereigns versus citizens

As sovereign wealth funds continue to grow, some are running into tussles with citizens over particular investments or the purpose of the fund. Transparency and greater engagement can help.
Opinion

Investing in a time of uncertainty

The 8th annual International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds kicked off in New Zealand today. This is an excerpt of the welcome speech by the chief executive of New Zealand Super, Adrian Orr.
News

Investors x embrace ethics

More than half of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds, and around a third of the largest US state pension funds, have a disclosed code of ethics for their staff. According to the Public Fund Investment Policies 2015 annual review produced by the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, a code of ethics helps […]
Analysis

Is the Great Rotation passing pension funds by?

The prospect of a seismic shift from bond to equity investments looks set to pass most of the world’s pension funds by, argue experts. The concept of a ‘Great Rotation’ rose to prominence following its use by Bank of America Merrill Lynch in October. It argued in a note that “the era of bond outperformance […]
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