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Training for the stress test

Stress testing with scenarios is in vogue. The Financial Times reported that European banking regulators plan to introduce a tougher stress test process as part of a new mechanism to force recapitalizations of banks[1]. How useful is the tool for … Continue reading

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Benefits of developing investment beliefs

Which company makes it its mission to inspire moments of optimism and happiness, to create value and make a difference? Unfortunately, not a pension fund. This is the mission statement from Coca-Cola. However, the largest pension funds are aspiring do … Continue reading

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Jean Frijns on pension fund governance

Managing a pension fund, especially today, turns out to be a huge and complicated task. Jean Frijns, Professor of Investment Theory at VU University and chairman of the Frijns-committee, explains the challenges pension fund managers are faced with today, and … Continue reading

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