[i3] Asset Allocation Forum 2018
The 7th annual [i3] Asset Allocation Forum was held on 23 and 24 August at the Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley. Participants looked at how the breakdown in correlation between debt and equities has raised doubts about the efficacy of traditional asset allocation approaches. They also had a chance to up their game in making decisions […]
[i3] FICC Luncheon on Cryptocurrencies
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has been keeping a keen eye on developments in the cryptocurrency industry for many years and Tony Richards, Head of Payments Policy at the RBA, presented the central bank’s views on these developments, explained why it is unlikely to see an electronic Australian dollar and what other technological developments might […]
[i3] Luncheon – Capacity in Equity Funds (MEL)
At the [i3] Equity Luncheon, Associate Professor Geoff Warren of the Australian National University spoke about assessing capacity constraints in Australian equity funds. He argued that looking at trading implications is far too narrow and provided a practical road map for asset owners in assessing equity fund capacity. This road map is based on research […]
[i3] Strategy Luncheon with Simon Russell (Sydney)
In a world of powerful algorithms and intelligent robots, of passive and factor-based strategies, what is the future role for humans in the investment management industry? Simon Russell, author of ‘Cyborg: How to Optimally Integrate Human and Machine Investment Decision-making’, spoke about what a collaboration between people and computers might look like in the asset […]
[i3] Insurance Investment Forum 2018
The seventh Insurance Investment Forum was held on 19 June 2018 at The Intercontinental in Double Bay. During the forum participants discussed different approaches to investment strategy in insurance companies, the merits of increasing growth assets in the portfolio, cyber-security issues, how to deal with climate change risk and much more.
Pacific Islands Investment Forum 2018
The 2018 CEO meeting was successfully hosted by the Cook Islands National Superannuation Fund in Rarotonga, 28-30 May. This Forum is an opportunity for the CEOs to hold its high level talks, review the direction and objectives of the Forum, convene the annual General Meeting, and appoint the new Chairman of the Board, who will […]
[i3] Insurance Luncheon: E.R.M. & Investment Strategy
Gavin Pearce, Chief Risk Officer at icare, has worked in both the public and private sector, in life insurance and general insurance. During this luncheon, hosted by PIMCO, he shared some of his experiences with attendees and laid out his thoughts on how Enterprise Risk Management works in both public and private sectors.