Scheme investment strategies should focus on the needs and desires of members, but head should always overrule heart, says Alan Pickering
I am not normally pedantic when it comes to the choice of words - spade and shovel are interchangeable. However, I have always baulked at the phrase ‘investment beliefs' to describe the periodic drains-up...
Mark Denning, who helped to run $300bn of assets at Capital Group, has resigned from his role after he was alleged to have secretly bought shares for his own benefit in some of the same companies as his funds.
The first generation of ESG strategies excluded whole sectors from investors’ portfolios. Such approaches are still widely used, but investors may be underestimating their impact on portfolio diversification.
Asset manager BNP Paribas has been awarded a private credit mandate by Nest following a competitive open tender.
Industry Voice: Economic policy or economic growth? What matters most for sovereign bond quality and performance? See Eaton Vance's latest report
In this paper, Marshall Stocker, Ph.D, CFA, explores the key drivers of sovereign bond ratings, spread performance and frequency of defaults, paying particular attention to the determinant role that economic policy plays.