For many investors, asset allocation begins with an estimate of volatility, producing the most stable portfolio of assets that still can earn the target return. An assumption underpins this process – that volatility has a mathematically-certain relationship with time. That assumption is empirically false, and the ramifications for diversification and strategic asset allocation are enormous. Learn more from experts at State Street Associates about how the choice of risk timeframe influences a portfolio’s long-term success.

Governance, Strategy | Video

Risk Webinar Series: Managing Investment Risk in Long-term Mandates

13 August 2020 - In the first installment of our new Risk Webinar Series, Ahren Estabrooks (Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan), Carol Geremia (MFS), and Daniel Godfrey (Federated Hermes) discussed the importance of managing investment risk in long-term mandates.

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Strategy | Article

Expert insights on risk management amid COVID-19

6 May 2020 - On 30 April, FCLTGlobal held a webinar for a peer-to-peer discussion on managing risk to support long-term value creation, specifically in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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