Mark Hodgson explains how model-driven, volatility-linked trading strategies such as risk parity can fail should risk spike or predicted correlations between equities and bonds break down.
At a glance: At its simplest level, model-driven, volatility-linked trading strategies such as risk parity, assume past volatilities and correlations will hold and allocate across equities and bonds...
The master trust is investing directly in commodities for the first time and setting up its first segregated mandate. Stephanie Baxter looks at this step change
Unprecedented levels of provider consolidation means trustees must regularly monitor and assess security of members' assets, the Security of DC Assets Working Party has warned warns.
John Govett has been appointed chief executive of the single financial guidance body (SFGB), the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) announced today.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) will publish its provisional decision as to whether there are adverse effects on competition in the investment consultants market on the morning of 18 July.