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How to evaluate and quantify the value of glide path fit
February 1, 2018
Target-date funds have become a crucial part of America's retirement system, but the selection and measurement of these funds remains "more art than science." Thomas Idzorek, Chief Investment Officer, Retirement, Morningstar Investment Management LLC, and Kevin Breen, Head of DC Sales Strategy, UBS Asset Management, present the latest research on how plan sponsors can take a more data-driven approach to selecting an appropriate target-date glide path and benchmark.
September 19, 2017
The transformation in China's bond market presents investors with both opportunity and challenges. In addition to providing attractive investment opportunities, we believe China's recent reforms and policy actions will have a direct impact on global growth, which has not yet been fully priced into global markets and therefore requires closer consideration. UBS has an experienced and established team of regional investment professionals who can provide you with research and in-depth insights into investment opportunities in this newly expanded market.
July 18, 2017
Institutional investors are responding to changing markets by refining passive mandates to incorporate alternative beta. UBS Asset Management is partnering with institutions to meet these needs by leveraging four distinctive keys to alternative beta indexation. Ian Ashment, Head of UBS Systematic and Index Investments at UBS Asset Management discusses the growing institutional demand toward custom, rules-based strategies in our latest webinar.
May 9, 2017
In an increasingly uncertain world, the desire to reduce portfolio volatility, manage risk more efficiently, and better prepare for tail risk events is gaining in relevance. How much longer will the current low volatility environment persist? Luke Browne of Investment Solutions at UBS Asset Management discusses how to determine the right risk solution for your specific investment needs in our latest webinar.
March 30, 2017
Emerging markets' fundamentals stabilized over the course of 2016. The UBS Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific Equities team believes there is a strong case for investing in emerging markets given the improving economic cycle, and we continue to focus on visible, improving fundamentals.
February 28, 2017
The world is transitioning to a low-carbon economy and interest in carbon aware investment opportunities is rapidly growing. As the push for carbon reduction escalates, investors are in search for solutions to carbon risk management. The UBS Sustainable Equities team discuss opportunities and risks for institutional investors and their portfolios.
November 9, 2016
Senior investment leaders from UBS Asset Management (Americas) Inc., share their viewpoints on global financial markets following the US presidential election outcome.
October 13, 2016
Members of UBS Asset Management's Global Emerging Market and Asia Pacific Equities team discuss big changes in the Chinese economy, how to gain exposure to China and other emerging markets, and long-term investment opportunities.
June 6, 2016
Current challenges in emerging markets, stabilization in Asia, and the turnaround potential outside Asia are considered by the UBS Emerging Markets Equities investment team.
March 29, 2016
The UBS Sustainable Investors team discuss what stranded assets are, impacts on oil/gas company investment performance, and fossil fuel divestment scenarios.
February 25, 2016
UBS Asset Management and Morningstar Investment Management consider today's target-date landscape, the glide path selection process, and key factors in selecting a fund line-up that is most appropriate for a plan's constituents.