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Aon Hewitt Retirement and Investment Blog

Risk Parity – Looking at Risk through a Different Lens

Risk parity is an investment approach that seeks to redress the imbalance between capital allocation and risk allocation across asset classes that traditional portfolios exhibit.

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Reserve Bank of Australia Interest Rate Cut

Australia’s central bank has cut interest rates to a record low. This blog post discusses its significance, and how the move affects Aon Hewitt’s Medium-Term Views.

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Are Hedge Funds Still Worth It?

Hedge funds are a perennial hot topic and recently lower returns have caused many to question their effectiveness as an investment in portfolios. This entry looks at why average hedge fund returns have been lower since the crisis and addresses the question of whether they are still a viable investment. We set out our core strategic views, as well as our current medium term views regarding the asset class.

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Are Hedge Funds Still Worth It?

Hedge funds are a perennial hot topic and recently lower returns have caused many to question their effectiveness as an investment in portfolios. This entry looks at why average hedge fund returns have been lower since the crisis and addresses the question of whether they are still a viable investment. We set out our core strategic views, as well as our current medium term views regarding the asset class.

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Are Hedge Funds Still Worth It?

Hedge funds are a perennial hot topic and recently lower returns have caused many to question their effectiveness as an investment in portfolios.  This entry looks at why average hedge fund returns have been lower since the crisis and addresses the question of whether they are still a viable investment.  We set out our core strategic views, as well as our current medium term views regarding the asset class.

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Investigating Insurance Linked Securities

What are Insurance Linked Securities? How is the ILS market evolving and why should an investor be interested? What are the risks? Is now the right time to invest? How can the investor best access the asset class? This post addresses these questions. 

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A Market Environment Discussion (Video)

Aon Hewitt sat down with Investment Strategist, Russ Koesterich, to discuss Central Bank Activity, interest rates, the market environment, and much more.

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How realistic is your asset model?

This post addresses how simple models of investment markets do not capture certain key characteristics. Adjustments are required to ensure investors understand the investment risks of different investment strategies.

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Les facteurs macroéconomiques influençant les rendements découlant de stratégies de fonds de couverture

Les chercheurs d'Aon Hewitt se sont lancés dans un projet visant à cerner quels sont les principaux facteurs influençant les rendements découlant de différentes stratégies de fonds de couverture. L'utilisation de cette information et la superposition de nos points de vue sur la façon dont le cycle économique évoluera nous aident à formuler des recommandations de répartition de l'actif en ce qui a trait aux fonds de couverture.

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La débandade de l’euro

Alors que la BCE se lance dans l’assouplissement quantitatif (AQ), l’euro connaît une forte volatilité depuis quelques mois. Quelles sont les raisons à l’origine de cette volatilité, et est-ce que l’euro va poursuivre sa chute?

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