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Top 10 Papers of 2017 for Super Funds

Top 10 Papers of 2017 - for Superannuation Funds

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The Australian Superannuation Industry (ASFA, Mar 2017)
This 42-page paper gives a helpful historical overview of the industry. It covers different areas: the history of superannuation, the current industry structure, market concentration and scale, trends in industry structure, and more.

Australia: State of the Asset Management Industry (UBS Asset Management, 2017)
This 38-report provides an overview of the entire industry, including key information on life insurance, superannuation and funds management.

Superannuation Funds: The Case for Real Assets (Frontier Advisors, 2016)
This paper by Frontier Advisors considers some of the merits of investing in real assets. It looks particularly at unlisted infrastructure and property, and how superannuation funds might construct their portfolios to include this asset class.

Best practices in the Pension Funds investment process (PwC, 2016)
This paper by PwC examines investment process best practices by global pension funds. It looks at growing asset allocation trends, regulations, governance models, and other drivers of change.

The world's 300 largest pension funds (Willis Towers Watson, 2016)
This comprehensive paper by Willis Towers Watson provides invaluable insights into the financial state of the largest 300 pension funds in the world.

2017 ESG Trends to Watch (MSCI)
Underlying all the major ESG trends for 2017 is a strategic decision – do we change the way we think about investing, or is this business as usual.

Three ways to successfully implement factors and smart beta (Robeco, 2017)
Smart beta, which has its roots in factor investing, is enjoying growing popularity. But investors often struggle with how best to implement these strategies.

Fiscal Policy, Inflation and the Role of Real Assets (QMA, March 2017)
Of all the variables the new administration brings for investors one of the trickiest to plan for is inflation.

Inefficiencies in the Pricing of Exchange-Traded Funds (FAJ, 2017)
Despite the arbitrage mechanism that allows authorized participants to create and redeem shares for the underlying portfolios, ETF prices can deviate significantly from the net asset values

The Future of Emerging Market Equities (BNP Paribas, April 2017)
Is the recent rebound in relative performance structural or just temporary mean reversion?

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