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Investment Strategy

“Outcome-oriented” investment solutions

An environment of low prospective investment returns and relatively high volatility demands more refined, “outcome-oriented” investment solutions, according to the global chief investment officer of Russell Investments, Pete Gunning. Institutional investors and financial planning firms, Gunning says, need to have at their disposal a far wider range of investment options – “componentry”, in Russell’s terms […]
Administration

While China may save us… Funds have work to do to adapt to post-crisis investing

The Australian Super and Investment Conference, on the Gold Coast September 16-18, looked at options facing the investment committees of super funds post-crisis. A record attendance of trustees, fund executives, managers and consultants seemed to agree on at least one thing – the world has changed inexorably. GREG BRIGHT reports. The big picture medium-to-longterm direction […]
Administration

While China may save us… Funds have work to do to adapt to post-crisis investing

The Australian Super and Investment Conference, on the Gold Coast September 16-18, looked at options facing the investment committees of super funds post-crisis. A record attendance of trustees, fund executives, managers and consultants seemed to agree on at least one thing – the world has changed inexorably. GREG BRIGHT reports. The big picture medium-to-longterm direction […]
Hedge Funds

Seizing the DAA: funds eye dynamic tilting

Jim Franks, director of investment consulting in Australia with Russell Investments, describes the market that his clients are confronting as “foreign in anyone’s experience”. Looking ahead, it “will be substantively different from what we’ve experienced in the last generation”. Funds have incurred losses in almost all asset classes, and the rigidity of long-term portfolio settings, […]
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