Sovereign wealth funds have hit pause on their internalisation programs as they discover that they aren’t naturals at private markets investing. And inflation and geopolitics are driving allocations to a broad range of alternative assets.
In the madness of the last nine months, optimism has become a contrarian position. But there’s still plenty to be optimistic about in US equities.
For all the risks that lie up ahead, the market is pricing very few of them in. But the situation in the United Kingdom should be a warning to investors of the “accidents” that may come.
As the fog of uncertainty creeps back in, Australia’s biggest investors are uncertain about where the next risk will emerge. It’s time to think about the unthinkable.
As Paradice’s emerging market equities strategy hits its three-year anniversary, the outlook for the asset class has never been more uncertain. But the local institutional appetite is voracious.
The recent surge in demand for fossil fuels doesn’t mean the green energy revolution is dead. But investors need to proceed with caution lest they lose their mandate to manage the transition. There are two schools of thought on what Russia’s invasion of Ukraine means for fossil fuel production and consumption. Either it will hasten…
Australia’s superannuation funds are now parking member money further and further away from their old backyard. But a more divisive world presents them with challenges they’ve not faced before. It’s perhaps unsurprising that the opening of ASFA’s 2022 conference was dominated by conversations usually reserved for the war room. The rapid divestment from Russia –…