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Search for yield in low-return future dominates conference

Nov 25, 2019 - Pensions & Investments

Corporate pension fund executives are grappling with the prospect that the challenges of building portfolios with negative yielding local government bonds and high valuations elsewhere could persist for the foreseeable future.

At Pensions & Investments' 13th annual Japanese Global Pension Symposium, held in Tokyo Nov. 12-13, Greg Medcraft, director of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's directorate for financial and enterprise affairs, set the tone in his opening ad...