Survey: Global Investors Downplay Trump-Related Risk
A Goldman Sachs survey finds European and Asian investors are minimizing risks from U.S. trade policy uncertainty.
January 30, 2017
How Sovereign Wealth Funds Are Changing Direction
A new survey finds sovereign investors are boosting allocations to private assets and emerging markets — and not making big shifts to passive strategies.
January 12, 2017
Employee 401(k) Returns Outperform Plan Sponsors
Defined benefit plan sponsors enjoyed an average return of 18.67 in 2009, according to a Tower Watson study. However, 401(k) investors at those same companies did even better, averaging 19.88 percent.
March 30, 2011
Bridgewater Top Pick Among Public Pension Plans
Bridgewater Associates is the most popular hedge fund among public pension plans, according to London-based data expert Preqin.
March 16, 2011
Finally, Women Gain An Edge In Their 401(k) Plans
Despite this progress, women still have a long way to go in building their account balances to equal those of their male co-workers.
March 10, 2011
Buyout Funds Lead Private Equity Performance Gains
Buyout funds are staging a rebound. And a new report out from Preqin just might make it easier for them to raise money.
March 1, 2011
Changes to Defined Contribution Plans Continue in 2011
Movement away from mutual funds to collective trusts and separate accounts will grow, according to a recent survey.
February 24, 2011
Defined Benefit Pensions Are Popular With Employees
A recent Towers Watson survey finds that defined benefit pensions are the reason 59 percent of the respondents intend to stay with their current employer.
January 17, 2011
Survey Finds Activists, Targets Divided Over 2011 Trends
Majority of both corporate (60 percent) and activist (64 percent) respondents expect shareholder activism will rise next year.
December 23, 2010
Regulation, Compliance Back on Top in Risk Survey
Regulation and compliance issues are the biggest risk concern for senior executives in an annual survey by Ernst & Young.
August 2, 2010