Funds Keep Head Cool as Pandemic Worsens
Pension funds are faced with steep drops in equity prices and high levels of members switching to cash options, effectively redeeming their money, as the coronavirus pandemic worsens. But rather than panicking, most Australian pension funds seem well-placed to deal with the current turmoil.
Assessing the Coronavirus Impact
The world is facing a potential global pandemic as the coronavirus continues to spread rapidly outside of China. Markets have reacted violently to the news that community transmissions are taking place across Europe and the Middle East. But does history tell us anything about the impact of pandemics on markets? In this editorial, Wouter Klijn, Director of Content at [i3], explores the potential economic impact.
We are all Actors in the Play of Economics
The way we think and speak about investments shapes the industry we operate in, Tony Day says. The realisation that we are all actors in the play of economics should make us more aware of the importance of culture in setting an investment strategy.