Consultants "love" diversified growth funds (DGFs) because they are complicated and difficult to compare, Spence Johnson director Nils Johnson says.
Speaking at an Aberdeen Pensions Intelligence event, Johnson said the term DGF "is a brand, not a fund type" because it is very similar to traditional managed growth funds. Illustrating this point,...
GAM Investments has begun the liquidation process of a number of its absolute return bond funds following the suspension of one of its lead fund managers.
Pension schemes are being urged to brace themselves for more volatility in the fixed income markets next year and to expect smaller returns from government bonds.
Macro Currency Group's Ashley Shaw discusses absolute returns.
Institutional investor concern over hedge fund transparency is driving up risk management standards, leading the industry to become more "institutionalised", an SEI report finds.
Andrew Short considers the value of absolute return bond funds in overcoming the low returns caused by a stagnating economy