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Investment Strategy

Target-date funds are dangerously misused: survey

New research from the US shows that a high proportion of both pension fund sponsors and individual investors are misusing target-date funds, which is likely to lead to suboptimal investment outcomes. The research, by global manager Janus Capital in association with a magazine company and a research group, shows that investor education is particularly inadequate […]
Investment Strategy

Target-date funds are dangerously misused: survey

New research from the US shows that a high proportion of both pension fund sponsors and individual investors are misusing target-date funds, which is likely to lead to suboptimal investment outcomes. The research, by global manager Janus Capital in association with a magazine company and a research group, shows that investor education is particularly inadequate […]
Investment Strategy

MLC warns against pitfalls of ‘MAA’

Susan Gosling MLC Investment Management’s head of capital markets has observed the industry-wide trend toward medium-term asset allocation, which is even being adopted by “the bastions of actuarial purity”, Russell Investments, but questioned whether it might cause “an insidious slide into market timing” by the multimanager industry.
Hedge Funds

MLC warns against pitfalls of 'MAA'

Susan Gosling MLC Investment Management’s head of capital markets has observed the industry-wide trend toward medium-term asset allocation, which is even being adopted by “the bastions of actuarial purity”, Russell Investments, but questioned whether it might cause “an insidious slide into market timing” by the multimanager industry.
Hedge Funds

10 years of ‘sticky’ mandates for MLC MasterKey

MLC’s MasterKey, a $20 billion retail multimanager platform, has just turned 10 – and one-quarter of its managers have been with it the whole way. KRISTEN PAECH reports on the funds managers behind MasterKey and the evolution of the platform amid hefty competition and industry consolidation.
Hedge Funds

10 years of ‘sticky’ mandates for MLC MasterKey

MLC’s MasterKey, a $20 billion retail multimanager platform, has just turned 10 – and one-quarter of its managers have been with it the whole way. KRISTEN PAECH reports on the funds managers behind MasterKey and the evolution of the platform amid hefty competition and industry consolidation.
Investment Strategy

Russell to take more trade execution from managers

Managers wanting a piece of Russell Investment Management’s $3.5 billion core Australian equities multimanager fund will have to swallow their pride and surrender at least some of the trade execution, as the multimanager plans to expand its ’emulation’ program within the fund after encouraging early results.
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