NEST announced today (15 May) that it has awarded a high yield bond mandate to J.P.Morgan Asset Management to further diversify members��� portfolios and offer attractive returns in an otherwise low-yielding fixed income environment.
In recent years, defined contribution (DC) plans have often found it difficult to focus on investment as they have grappled with a series of legislative and regulatory changes.
In lower cost, liquid vehicles, alternative risk premia strategies can strengthen a risk-return profile.
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In the wake of the Global Financial Crisis, all eyes are on dynamic, responsive funding strategies that can deliver long-term goals in a risk-aware way.