Pension fund investors are in for a shock, with global equity market falls reducing their assets. There are a few ways they can react to minimise falls and maximise returns.
A link is emerging between pension funds' exposure to alternative investments and their asset growth, according to two recently-released studies.
Different overseas alternatives strategies combined into a shared investment vehicle can cause problems for some corporate pensions. Long-term planning could remedy the issue.
The consensus of returns for most assets is a lot lower than it has been for the last decade. Adapting to this environment will likely push more investors to delegate their investment activities to third parties and hopefully gain an edge.
Japan’s retirement system is in need of drastic change, but is the gradual shift to defined-contribution plans just a cop out?
Asian countries are slowly closing the gap to peers elsewhere in terms of quality of retirement provision, but some regional heavyweights are struggling to progress, shows Mercer research.