Asset Allocation

Limited partners that excel at choosing funds reap higher returns, a recent Ohio State University study of some 12,000 investments found.
Asked for tips on building a defined contribution portfolio, four investment chiefs recommend saving big and going the target date route.
The CIO at package delivery company UPS is always on the lookout for innovative opportunities to deliver pension fund performance.
There are several approaches that portfolio managers can use to harness returns in this low-yield investment environment.
Amid market volatility and record-low interest rates, can pensions invest for the long term? Europe’s top managers discuss the challenge.
A portfolio strategy that manages to harness volatility while keeping weightings intact stands to deliver a payoff.
Targeting modest returns and lower risk relative to liabilities gives investors greater flexibility — and chances for success.
MetLife’s director of alternative investments was a founding member of the insurer’s hedge fund team.
Ronald O’Hanley aims to boost State Street Global Advisors’ allocation capabilities and raise the profile of the firm’s active strategies.
By overhauling governance and strategy, the CIO has revved up performance at the £6.5 billion fund. Next up: sharpening allocation.