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MERCER INVESTMENTS EXPERTS DISCUSS ECONOMIC AND MARKET ISSUES AFFECTING INVESTMENT DECISIONS
In this Ask the Experts podcast, Nick Sykes, European Director of Consulting, Matthew Demwell, Partner, Mercer's Financial Strategy Group and Jelle Beenen Head of Mercer's Investments business in Benelux offer their perspectives on issues raised from Mercer's UK Investment Roadshow in January and February. The hot topic discussed was, 'Should pension funds re-risk given improvements in the economic and market environment?'. Listen to their responses on the following aspects of the discussion.
Listen to podcast - What action steps should pension funds be considering? (Duration: 3:00 mins)
Listen to podcast - What does the future pensions environment look like? (Duration: 4:54 mins)
This series of 5 podcasts, features Nick Sykes, Divyesh Hindocha and Simon Fox from Mercer’s Investments Business. Their discussion addresses portfolio building for the long-term, return driver diversification, diversified growth funds, allocating assets to alternative asset classes, and accessing emerging market growth.
Building portfolios for the long-term
Our experts discuss return strategies and their views on building portfolios for the long-term
Listen to the podcast (Duration: 03:56 mins)
Listen to the podcast (Duration: 03:30 mins)
Our experts discuss diversified growth funds and offer their perspectives on their future development.
Listen to the podcast (Duration: 04:58 mins)
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This series of six podcasts, features Nick Sykes, Divyesh Hindocha and Toby Buscombe from Mercer Investments. They offer their perspectives on asset allocation and the latest trends for controlling risk and increasing diversification.
Asset allocation: alternative investments
Listen to the podcast (Duration: 03:47 mins)
Asset allocation: a look at real assets
Listen to the podcast (Duration: 04:24 mins)
Asset allocation: investment in infrastructure
A discussion on the UK Government’s proposals that UK pension schemes invest in public infrastructure. They assess whether such investment has role to play for pension schemes and some of the possible pitfalls.
Listen to the podcast (Duration: 07:23 mins)
Asset allocation: alternative assets and smaller schemes
Listen to the podcast (Duration: 04:46 mins)
Asset allocation: diversified growth funds
Listen to the podcast (Duration: 03:28 mins )
Asset allocation: lower risk strategies
Listen to the podcast (Duration: 05:57 mins)
In this “Ask the Experts” podcast, Nicholas Sykes, Paul O’Connor and Richard Dell from Mercer Investments London office offer their perspectives on prospects for economic recovery, the likely impact of slowdown in the Chinese economy, the attractiveness of emerging market debt, and the challenges facing active managers in dealing with a risk on/risk off environment.
Listen to the podcast (Duration: 17:07 mins)
HAVE A QUESTION FOR THE EXPERTS?
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