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Instiutional investors use outsourced CIOs to boost portfolio returns

Institutional invesetors are using outsourced chief investment officers (CIOs) to manage increasingly complex portfolios and to gain ccess to new asset classes.

Sovereign institutional investors keen to increase securities lending

Sovereign institutions are considering expanding their commitment to securities lending to increase returns and help alleviate what they perceive as a threat to liquidity in the financial markets.

Mixed users and reasons for ETF popularity in investment portfolios

Exchange traded funds (ETFs) are most popular with investors aged 51-70, the Baby Boomers, reveals a survey by Pershing. The second largest group are those aged over 71.

Investor priorities to shift heavily to real assets and niche strategies by 2020

Private equity, real estate and infrastructure managers expect strong growth in assets in the next five years, according to research from BNY Mellon.

Collateral management becomes issue for buy-side as regulatory impact bites

Buy-side companies are being forced to rethink their strategies due to regulations that have increased the value of collateral in trading and risk management, according to a report.

High net worth individuals seek individual advisors

Advisory firms need to make major business changes to succeed in the market for high net worth individuals (HNWIs), according to a paper by Pershing, a BNY Mellon company.

US corporate pension plans sharply dip in January

The funded status for the typical US corporate defined benefit (DB) plan fell 3.8 per cent to 79.7 per cent in January, according to the latest BNY Mellon institutional scorecard.

China and Germany enter list of top sources of investment capital

After the US and UK, China and Germany are now rated by companies as the most strategic sources of new investment capital over the next five years, according to BNY Mellon's annual investor relations survey.