The Impact of Liquidity on Pension Funds
Liquidity has become a concern for many institutional investors, who are faced with the trade war aftermath, an oil price war and the COVID-19 outbreak. Based on his experience as Head of Enterprise Risk at the Canadian investment manager AIMCo, Dr Guan Seng Khoo provides here a framework for stress testing liquidity.
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.