Risk management news and video from Pensions & Investments
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.
EIOPA launches stress tests for European retirement plans
trueThe European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority launched its first stress test for defined benefit and defined contribution retirement plans in Europe.
Risk management is biggest concern for institutional investors — survey
trueIncreased complexity in risk management is the biggest concern for institutional investors across the globe, a new survey shows.
MSCI report finds property, power assets facing risk
trueInvestors in real estate and certain types of infrastructure in areas of the U.S. and Asia-Pacific region might be at risk of losing their assets to rising sea levels and extreme weather.
OTC derivatives markets down in the second half of 2014
trueOver-the-counter derivatives markets contracted 8.9% in the second half of 2014, according to data released Thursday by the Bank for International Settlements.
Milken panel: Money managers could become more important in pricing risk in downturns
trueMoney managers and their institutional investor clients could replace banks as the entities that will price risk during the next economic downturn, said several members of a panel on the return of volatility at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills on Monday.