UK pension plans concerned about how to invest in a volatile, late cycle environment may want to consider two practices: continue effective rebalancing and don’t postpone further duration hedging in anticipation of rising rates.
A systematic back-test of MSCI ESG ratings
Pension funds don’t face the many constraints that make buy and maintain strategies so well-suited to insurers, and can make use of these freedoms when designing portfolios to meet the liability-aware investment needs of pension funds.
The paper discusses the pportunities and risks that institutions should consider when investing in China’s A-Share and private equity markets.
The investment landscape is changing as savers and governments place greater scrutiny on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. In this piece we highlight the driving forces and discuss the ways in which investors can include ESG factors
The US recovery is now the longest on record. Nobody knows exactly how much longer this expansion will last.
Predicting recessions is not easy and we do not claim to have uncovered a perfect crystal ball. What we have developed is a framework for tracking the risks, and potential magnitude, of a downturn in the US economy.
A brief comment on a proposal from leading Presidential candidates to ban hydraulic fracturing everywhere, immediately.