COVID-19 News
Ongoing: Most Pension Funds Reporting Double Digit Q1 Losses

Pension funds across the country are beginning to report preliminary return information for the first quarter as the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the markets.

Artificial Intelligence Can Help Mgrs. Improve Investment Returns: Report

Investors will increasingly demand ESG factors to be applied to a greater percentage of their portfolios.

Western University Holding Liquidity, Eyeing Investment Opportunities

A Western university is seeking investment opportunities as it sits on a significant pile of cash across its portfolios.

COVID-19 News
Investors See Opportunity In Structured And Distressed Markets: Webinar

Institutional investors are finding structured credit and distressed debt as areas of opportunity as they reallocate their portfolios following the financial crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent webinar.

Industry News
Wilshire Trust Universe Reports Worst Quarterly Return Since Financial Crisis

Institutional investors suffered their worst losses since the 2008 financial crisis in the first quarter, according to a report from the Wilshire Trust Universe Comparison Service.

Facing New Challenges, Institutions Increasing Alternatives Allocations: Report

A difficult operating environment and the challenge of meeting return targets is changing the way healthcare systems approach asset allocation and portfolio structuring, according to new research.

Alpha Capital Mgmt., Nasdaq Launch Outsourced CIO Indices, Release Q4 Results

Alpha Capital Management and Nasdaq created a suite of indices that measure the performance of outsourced cios.

Industry News Real Assets Trends
Institutions Take Stock Of Historic Oil Drop

A historic week for the oil markets has left institutional investors and consultants evaluating its impact on portfolios and opportunities.

Industry News
Midwestern Campus To Close Doors Due To Pandemic, Low Enrollment

A campus of a Midwestern university will be shutting its doors at the end of the school year, citing low enrollment and the COVID-19 pandemic.

E&Fs Shifting Portfolios, Bracing For Recession: Survey

Many foundations and endowments are adapting their investment portfolios with the expectation that the global recession caused by the COVID-19 pandemic will be as bad as the one following the Global Financial Crisis, according to a recent survey.