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CIO logo | December 06, 2019
French President’s Pension Proposal Prompts Nationwide Strikes

Macron’s controversial strategy to stabilize the retirement plans'  finances threatens to paralyze the economy.

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CIO logo | December 06, 2019
New Mexico Governor Backs Linking Pension COLAs to Investment Performance

Plan aims to eliminate the state retirement system’s $6.6 billion unfunded liability.

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CIO logo | December 06, 2019
Uncertainty the Only Certainty in 2020

US elections, Brexit, trade wars create hazy outlook for economic prognosticators.

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CIO logo | December 06, 2019
Sure, US Manufacturing Is in a Recession, but So What?

Capital Group economist Franz, harking back to 2015-16's mini-recession, says industrials won’t bring down the rest of the economy.

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CIO logo | December 06, 2019
Chicago Hedge Fund Adviser, Executives Charged with Fraud

SEC alleges firm overcharged investors by inflating fund values.

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PA logo | December 06, 2019
Retirement Industry People Moves

Cetera Financial Promotes Former President to CEO; Dimensional Fund Advisors Selects COO; Transamerica Makes Sales Consultant to Retirement VP; and more.

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PS logo | December 06, 2019
Retirement Industry People Moves

Pantheon announces appointment of partner and other hires; Millennium Trust acquires Liberty Trust assets; and Mercer announces recent hires to global and U.S. market.

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CIO logo | December 05, 2019
Norway Pension Fund Removes Petrobras from Watch List

Norges Bank says Brazilian oil firm’s US settlement reduces corruption risk.

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CIO logo | December 05, 2019
Connecticut Moves to Embrace ‘First-of-its-Kind’ Gun Divestment Policy

State treasury plans to divest from civilian gun manufacturers to mitigate the national gun violence crisis.

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CIO logo | December 05, 2019
Florida Firefighters Pension Sues Resideo for Securities Fraud

Class action suit alleged firm misled investors to artificially inflate share price.

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PA logo | December 05, 2019
Investment Product and Service Launches

Aegon Asset Management Announces Global Integration; Avantis Investors Launches Additional Mutual Funds; and Vanguard Creates New International Bond Index Fund.

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PS logo | December 05, 2019
Investment Product and Service Launches

Aegon Asset Management Announces Global Integration; Avantis Investors Launches Additional Mutual Funds; and Vanguard Creates New International Bond Index Fund.

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CIO logo | December 04, 2019
ESG Disclosure Lags Behind Investment in Asia Pacific

CFA says much work remains to be done to raise quality of ESG information.

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CIO logo | December 04, 2019
Japanese Pension Giant GPIF Suspends Short Selling

World’s largest retirement fund says practice is ‘inconsistent’ with stewardship duties.

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CIO logo | December 04, 2019
A Warren Win Wouldn’t Necessarily Bring a Bear Market, Says Bernstein

Similar downbeat predictions about Obama and Trump came to naught, strategists point out.

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CIO logo | December 04, 2019
Exclusive: CalPERS Fires Most of Its Equity Managers

Allocations for both traditional and emerging equity managers were slashed from $33.6 billion to $5.5 billion, and only four of 22 managers have been spared.

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CIO logo | December 04, 2019
Major Institutional Investors Say Zuckerberg’s ‘Totalitarian Grip’ on Facebook Must End

Group calls for Facebook to divulge the concentrated power that chairman and CEO holds.

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CIO logo | December 03, 2019
Washington State Investment Board Advances Lawsuit Against Brazilian Company

Court gives green light to WSIB for its bribery case against Brazilian construction company Odebrecht.

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CIO logo | December 03, 2019
A Nice November Portends a Great Market 2019 Finish, Says Stovall

Contrast the current situation with year-end 2018’s lousy showing.

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CIO logo | December 03, 2019
European Firms Increasingly Pessimistic, Climate Investment Stagnates

EU manufacturers plan to reduce investment for first time in four years.

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CIO logo | December 03, 2019
Senators Rebuke Federal Pension’s Criticisms of China Investment Ban

Sponsors of the bill says the pension board must either be ‘unaware’ or ‘purposefully misleading.’

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PA logo | December 03, 2019
Data Mine—December 2019

With each edition of the PLANADVISER Data Mine, we dig for the most actionable findings in the latest retirement plan industry research.

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CIO logo | December 02, 2019
Canadian Pensions Acquire Stake in Mexican Construction Firm

CPPIB continues to plow money into infrastructure investments.

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CIO logo | December 02, 2019
No Good News Ahead for Oil Prices or Stocks

Despite probably new OPEC production cuts, US fracking will tarnish black gold.

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CIO logo | December 02, 2019
Corporations Are Agreeing More to CalPERS Diversity Demands

More than 50% of the companies engaged by the largest US pension plan are agreeing to add women and minorities to their board.

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PA logo | November 27, 2019
Retirement Industry People Moves

Ascensus to acquire employee benefits consulting firm; Multiple hires and promotions at Mutual of Omaha Retirement Services; and Unified Trust Company adds retirement consultant.

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