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24 April 2014
Pensions: World’s largest pension fund reshuffles investment committee
24 April 2014
Pensions: Cerulli says institutions are increasing allocations to non-correlated assets in wake of global financial crisis
24 April 2014
Research: New State Street report highlights new risks and opportunities as official institutions expand investments globally
23 April 2014
Pensions: LPF old scheme is poised to appoint four external asset managers to undertake its REIT and listed infrastructure mandates
23 April 2014
Exchange Traded Funds: A review of the ETF industry and the year ahead
22 April 2014
Hedge Funds: Pleiad Investment Advisors plans to launch its fund in the third quarter of 2014
22 April 2014
Exchange Traded Funds: Accessing emerging markets through ETFs
22 April 2014
Asian Financial Markets: Taiwan’s offshore funds’ total AUM peaked at NT$3.1 trillion during the month
17 April 2014
Indexes: An alternative option for investors
17 April 2014
Going Places: He joined Citi in 1983 and was most recently global head of local markets risk treasury and markets head for Southeast Africa, Turkey and Israel
17 April 2014
Going Places: Former hack from The Economist will help shape firm's views on Asia-Pacific’s economies and investment prospects
16 April 2014
Exchange Traded Funds: Withering demand for synthetic ETFs
16 April 2014
Market Access: The licence has been awarded to BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited, a subsidiary of BlackRock, to invest in the domestic capital markets in China
16 April 2014
Going Places: Firm is focussed on growing its AUM by distributing through global financial institutions, regional banks and wealth managers, including Old Mutual Wealth
INFLATION-HEDGED BONDS
Inflation is back, it seems – and with it, inflation-hedged bonds. Of course, the just over 2% inflation range that the US seems on course for is nothing like the Great Inflation of the 1970s, with its peak US inflation rate of around 14%, and seems in no danger of heralding a round of stagflation, with the American economy apparently reflating nicely. But nonetheless it is real, and investors have to adjust allocations accordingly
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DIAM, one of Japan’s leading asset managers, won a number of accolades from Asia Asset Management at its 2013 Best of the Best Awards
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Paul Mackintosh
Transition management (TM) has not seen an easy start to 2014. There was the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)’s decision in February to fine State Street for overcharging clients for transition management fees
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The father of value investing in the US, Benjamin Graham, has spawned disciples over the years and decades. Perhaps no one is as famous or as successful as Warren Buffett, the sage of Omaha
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Heda Bayron*
Making apples-to-apples comparisons of the performance of investment managers had been problematic, with significant implications on manager selection. Further complicating matters was the existence of country-specific guidelines for performance presentation.