Responsible practices and policies have been shown to serve corporations better in the long run, strengthening their ability to meet the needs of their customers in a sustainable manner.
The sizable deal comes as more large employers close to within striking distance of PRT transactions.
Northern Trust expects relatively steady economic growth, controlled inflation and accommodative monetary policy.
Target-date fund designs should take into account the risks retirement plan participants face—how to correlate and corral the evolving sources of market, event, longevity, inflation and interest rate risks.
There is some lingering uncertainty about the role of smart beta institutional investing, as more than 50% of asset owners in the U.S. say they remain uncertain on the best approach for their particular purposes.
PLANSPONSOR speaks with John Diehl, senior vice president of strategic markets for Hartford Funds, on the subject of equity market volatility and ways to help ease plan participant concerns amid big price swings.
The committee is staffed with a diverse group of outside experts, including individuals representing the views of retail and institutional investors, small and large issuers, trading venues, dealers, and self-regulatory organizations, among others.
“Saving more is the most obvious and effective way to improve retirement outcomes," J.P. Morgan experts say.
“A bad day in 2017 was a flat day,” says Bob Doll, chief equity strategist at Nuveen Asset Management. “Turning to 2018 we can be quite optimistic once again, but even so, we have to keep in mind that 2016 and 2017 were not normal.”
Recent discussion among Federal Reserve Board members has brought into question the transitory nature of the current lower level of inflation, says Matt Toms, Voya Investment Management’s chief investment officer for fixed income.