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Texas County & District tacks on $130 million total to 2 funds
trueTexas County & District Retirement System, Austin, made a follow-on commitment of $100 million to York Global Credit Income Fund, confirmed spokesman Russ Rhea.
eVestment: Ukraine crisis has limited impact on emerging markets fixed-income investors
trueThe crisis in Ukraine will likely not make a large impact on asset owners investing in emerging markets fixed income, according to data from eVestment.
Emerging markets reward discipline, demand action
trueHere we are again. Poor recent performance from emerging markets equities, and the entire asset class is under review. We heard the negativity in early 2009, just prior to that year's 78% jump. We heard it at the end of 2011, just before 2012 saw emerging markets outpace the developed world en ...
Louisiana Municipal Police calls on 2 for emerging markets equity
trueLouisiana Municipal Police Employees' Retirement System, Baton Rouge, hired Acadian Asset Management and Dimensional Fund Advisors to run a total of $138 million in active emerging markets equities.
Emerging markets are cheap for a reason
trueSo are emerging markets likely to underperform or outperform this year? Consider the following:
Austin Police signs Lee Munder Capital for emerging markets equity
trueAustin (Texas) Police Retirement System hired Lee Munder Capital Group to run $15 million in active emerging markets equity.
St. Louis schools' investment committee backs OFI for emerging markets equity
trueSt. Louis Public School Retirement System's investment committee has recommended hiring OFI Global Asset Management to run about $22 million in active emerging markets equities.
PBGC plans emerging markets equity search
trueThe PBGC plans to issue an RFP around Feb. 27 for an emerging markets equity manager, according to a posting on the agency website.
Emerging markets equity underperforms, with more volatility, since 1900 — report
trueEmerging markets equity has delivered an annualized 3.4 percentage points more than Treasuries since 1900 to U.S. investors, 90 basis points less than that of developed markets equities, according to research by the Credit Suisse Research Institute and London Business School.
Investors shift record amounts from U.S. stocks to bonds
trueInvestors shifted record amounts out of U.S. stock funds and into bonds, while withdrawing money from emerging-market equities for a 15th straight week, according to Citigroup Inc.
San Diego City Employees taps Investec for emerging markets debt
trueSan Diego City Employees' Retirement System hired Investec Asset Management to manage about $110 million in a new local currency emerging markets debt allocation, said Liza Crisafi, chief investment officer for the $6.3 billion pension fund.
Emerging markets dealing punch to the gut for some managers
trueA period of extended underperformance in emerging markets has started to hit some money managers where it hurts: their assets under management.
Emerging markets crisis and inflation expectations
trueThe woes of emerging economies could temper the Fed’s tapering in coming months by strengthening the dollar, which could push U.S. inflation closer to zero. The J.P. Morgan Trade-Weighted Dollar index has been trending higher since mid-2011. A strong dollar tends to depress inflation.
New Hampshire Retirement taps Neuberger Berman for emerging markets equities
trueNew Hampshire Retirement System hired Neuberger Berman to run $115 million in active emerging markets equities.
Stocks plunge as slide in emerging markets sends bonds, yen higher
trueGlobal stocks tumbled the most since June, as the biggest drop in emerging markets in two months prompted investors to seek havens in Treasuries, German bunds and yen. Natural gas reached a three-year high.