DC plans should consider adding multi-asset credit strategies to their default strategies
In lower cost, liquid vehicles, alternative risk premia strategies can strengthen a risk-return profile.
Equities continue to look attractive relative to fixed income, and could very well move higher in the short-term given firmer economic data and a Fed on hold.
Markets are increasingly nervous about the impact of the trade war on US corporate earnings and business investment.
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.
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.
We examine how negative cash flow impacts funding, risk and return for pension plans and provide insight on how plans are likely to adapt their investment strategies in response, taking into account current capital market conditions and our 2018
Learn about the important topics covered in the Outlook and their potential impact on broader markets. Michael Cembalest touches on topics including: the global banking system, oil markets, the credit risk of US states and credit market liquidity.
Scott McKee, Emerging Markets Corporate Bond portfolio manager, explores the opportunity set in corporate EMD
The UK population are returning to the polls, in a bid to resolve the Brexit impasse. Abundant uncertainties about the election result argue against significant positioning in sterling assets in either direction.