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Rising rates are no panacea for corporate pensions: A case for increasing the...

Author: Amy Trainor, FSA, EA

Derisking by US corporate pension plans (reallocating from equities to long-duration bonds to better match liabilities) has been on hold in recent years, but could resume if funded ratios improve thanks to...

File under: New directions in liability-driven investing

 

Emerging resiliency: A closer look at attractive opportunities in EMs

Authors: Jamie Rice, CFA, ...

Following the US presidential election in November, emerging market (EM) equities swooned due to fears about the potential negative effects of protectionism, rising interest rates, and a stronger US dollar....

File under: Emerging markets: Active opportunities span asset classes

 
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The renewed case for absolute return fixed income: From challenges to...

Authors: Chris Perret, CFA, ...

Absolute return fixed income strategies, designed to be opportunistic and capable of performing in both up and down markets, gained the attention and support of investors after the global financial crisis....

File under: Preparing for reflation and rising rates, Fixed income strategies for today — and tomorrow, Desire for upside, fear of downside: Can alternatives help?

 
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Downside risk management: Theory in practice

Author: Robert Gelwick, CFA

One of the key lessons coming out of the global financial crisis was that investors cannot afford to overlook downside risk management and the potential benefits of strategies that seek to outperform when the...

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