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Past meetings : Swiss International Forum

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Topic: New Virtual Forum Seminar - Asset Allocation Strategies: Rebalancing Your Fund in Times of Market Stress

Date: 11 June 2020

Venue: Virtual Forum Seminar


For this Virtual Seminar our panel of distinguished speakers (including Pension fund speakers sharing their experiences) considered key practical issues for pension funds as they continue to manage their investment strategy during this current crisis. Of practical focus will be the challenges around managing asset allocation including key issues of rebalancing portfolios when there are real liquidity issues.

Topic: Negative Interest Rates: How your Fund can Survive in this ‘New Normal’

Date: 10 March 2020

Venue: Zunfthaus zur Zimmerleuten - Click here to view map


This month, we looked at some of the critical issues for Swiss pension funds to address, given five years of negative interest rates. In particular, how are pension funds coping in the ‘new normal’ world of monetary policy? What are the short, medium and long-term outlooks for interest rates and inflation? What should pension funds do going forward regarding their investment policy, exposures to inflation and interest rate risks and strategic asset allocation?