Institutional Investors: Managing for the Long Term
While pundits move with the daily whims of market volatility, successful investors' main worry lies with their long-term return. But are their portfolios prepared for what is to come after a decade of search-for-yield, high valuations, and little volatility has lulled some markets into complacency? How can institutional investors manage the new risk challenges as interest rates, after more than a decade, are slowly moving up? Will the expected volatility in both equity and debt markets require investors to reallocate their portfolios substantially? And if the push into alternatives is expected to continue, what are the risks of increased dependence on private markets?