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Investment Strategy

CalPERS leads fundamental index charge…but no challenge to cap-weighted orthodoxy yet

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Investment Strategy

CalPERS leads fundamental index charge…but no challenge to cap-weighted orthodoxy yet

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Opinion

Re-inspire members with group-think

Group insurance has typically been a bit of an afterthought for super funds. Sure, the insurance sub-committee members have long been immersed in it. Adjudicating in family squabbles over death benefit payments, for example, can be an emotionally-wrenching task not often associated with the work of a trustee. But for the most part, the insurance […]
Opinion

Re-inspire members with group-think

Group insurance has typically been a bit of an afterthought for super funds. Sure, the insurance sub-committee members have long been immersed in it. Adjudicating in family squabbles over death benefit payments, for example, can be an emotionally-wrenching task not often associated with the work of a trustee. But for the most part, the insurance […]
Hedge Funds

The time is right for managed volatility strategies

  There are not many strategies that have gone unscathed by the global financial crisis, indeed few people, places or things have gone unchallenged by this crisis and its effects. But one strategy that pre-dates the global financial crisis has proved its robustness by surviving, so far. Minimum variance (or managed volatility) strategies target volatility […]
Hedge Funds

The time is right for managed volatility strategies

  There are not many strategies that have gone unscathed by the global financial crisis, indeed few people, places or things have gone unchallenged by this crisis and its effects. But one strategy that pre-dates the global financial crisis has proved its robustness by surviving, so far. Minimum variance (or managed volatility) strategies target volatility […]
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