Risk management news and video from Pensions & Investments
OFR study: Form PF works for hedge fund risk reporting
trueHedge funds reporting their risk exposures to the Securities and Exchange Commission use one method, Form PF, regardless of how dissimilar their risk profiles may be, but it still helps regulators measure market risk exposure, said a study released Thursday by the Treasury Department's Office of ...
As demand grows for OCIOs, new challenges also surface
trueThe demand and interest for outsourced CIO services among foundations, endowments and corporate pension plans has increased dramatically each of the past few years. But with big growth comes big challenges.
Equities a sinking allocation for corporate DB plans
trueThe heyday of equities in corporate defined benefit plans is over. Corporate pension plan allocations to equity have declined to a new low.
U.K. pension funds team up
trueThis month, the London Pensions Fund Authority and Lancashire County Pension Fund said they will go ahead with a partnership that aims to reduce costs and increase investment opportunities.
Florida SBA searching for chief risk officer
trueFlorida State Board of Administration, Tallahassee, is searching for a chief risk and compliance officer.
Two Sigma pours resources into big data to expand its institutional business
trueTwo Sigma, a self-styled technology company and research lab-cum-money manager, is about to launch risk factor-based strategies to meet the demand of institutional investors for its particular brand of computer-driven, model-based investment management.
Office of Financial Research: Financial system risks are moderate
trueRisks to financial stability have not increased in the last six months, but market volatility has, said an assessment released Wednesday by the Office of Financial Research.
GFOR: Rethinking risk to diversify a portfolio
trueRisk-factor allocations outperform traditional allocations over the long term and improve the efficiency of an investor's portfolio, said Pascal Blanque, deputy CEO and global chief investment officer of Amundi Asset Management.
GFOR: Geopolitical risks 'not removed from portfolio'
trueGeopolitical risks to institutional investors’ portfolios are “not remote, not removed from your portfolio,” said economic strategist, Philippa Malmgren, founder of DRPM Group, during Pensions & Investments’ Global Future of Retirement conference in New York late Monday afternoon.
Tail risks a big concern among institutions, Allianz survey finds
trueInstitutional investors increasingly are concerned about tail risks, yet many remain unprepared for those events, Allianz Global Investors’ semiannual RiskMonitor survey shows.
GFOR: Japan's GPIF to rely on external managers in shift to higher-risk asset mix
trueJapan's Government Pension Investment Fund will rely on external money managers, active as well as passive, as it pursues the unprecedented shift into higher risk assets the $1.1 trillion pension fund officially launched late last year.
GFOR: Investors need deeper knowledge of risk
trueInvestors need a deeper knowledge of the risk factors and correlations between asset classes in which they are invested in order to protect against black-swan events.
DC plans lag DB brethren in the management of risk
trueThe most revolutionary ideas in institutional investing come from new definitions of risk and how to manage it.
China plays major part in volatility for 1st quarter
trueRisk in the first quarter of 2015 was all about one country, according to the Axioma Insight Quarterly Risk Review.
Managing asset allocation and risk in a complex world
trueIn this difficult investing environment, we favor a risk-based approach to allocating assets, while retaining the flexibility to adjust portfolio exposures and to make opportunistic investments in markets that present attractive expected risk-adjusted returns.