GLOBAL - Current investment theory and practice runs the risk of failing investors at their time of greatest need, a new group of investment managers warns.
GLOBAL - The Netherlands, Australia and Switzerland have the world's best pension systems in terms of adequacy, sustainability and integrity, but all 16 countries surveyed in the 2011 Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index are under stress from economic...
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GLOBAL - The Investment Company Institute (ICI) has launched ICI Global, a London-based trade association focused exclusively on globally active funds - including regulated US and non US funds.
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GLOBAL - Pension fund assets accounted for almost $30trn of investment manager assets worldwide in 2010, research by TheCityUK shows.
GLOBAL - State Street has crossed the $10trn mark in client assets serviced by its investment analytics team, the company has confirmed.
GLOBAL - The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) has unveiled a five-step strategic plan to drive its agenda over the next two years.
GLOBAL - A handful of sophisticated pension funds are expanding their securities lending programmes to include lending emerging markets securities, which rake in higher fees than their developed market counterparts, an eSecLending official said.
GLOBAL - Pension funds and other institutional investors are favouring one-year investment strategies as they attempt to limit their risk exposure, research by MSCI suggests.
GLOBAL - JLT Investment Solutions, New Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association Board, AXA Investment Managers, BlackRock, Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois, F&C Investments, RPMI, Oddo Asset Management
GLOBAL - LCP is expanding its international network into Mexico, Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries, with the addition of two new member firms.
GLOBAL - Investor confidence rose by 1.8 points to 88.9 in September thanks to gains in Europe and Asia, research by State Street shows.
GLOBAL - Emerging economies would face a systemic crisis if foreign investors, who own one-third of EM local currency debt markets, begin to pull out their cash, fund managers have warned.
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GLOBAL - A coalition of institutional investors is to call on United Nations member states to develop a global policy framework requiring listed companies to integrate sustainability information within their annual report and accounts.
GLOBAL - Three quarters of institutional investors are looking for greater liquidity in their hedge fund investments following the financial crisis, research by Preqin shows.
GLOBAL - Hedge funds overall lost 2.3% in August - a poor month by their own standards - but this average figure for the $2trn industry masks eye-watering numbers some individual managers are now posting to data providers.
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GLOBAL - More than two-thirds of institutional investors are concerned about the impact of high frequency trading (HFT) on the equities market, research has found.
GLOBAL - The development of longevity as an asset class continues to grow as longevity risk becomes increasingly recognised, experts believe.