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Asset Allocation during a Period of Financial Repression
Radio Feature 60: Professor Heinrich von Wyss in conversation with Sona Blessing
Monday, October 01, 2012
at the Swiss Pensions Conference

radio Dr. Heinrich von Wyss is Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of St.Gallen, Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance. Also amongst his teaching activities: Visiting Assistant Professor, Stern School of Business, New York University (2011), Asia Compact: International Finance, University of St.Gallen in Singapore (2012), Institutional Asset Management, University of St.Gallen (2010 - 2012).

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Asset Allocation during a Period of Financial Repression

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  • Q1 - Given that we are in a period of financial repression - how are pensions and other institutional investors looking to manage and allocate their assets?

    Duration: 01:08 

  • Q2 - How have asset allocation trends differed in the emerging versus the developed economies?

    Duration: 00:37 

  • Q3 - What is your outlook on asset allocation across the "short", "medium" and "long" term?

    Duration: 00:42 

  • Q4 - Are there lessons to be learnt from Japan's lost decades?

    Duration: 00:39 

  • Q5 - Could you be more explicit on what needs to be done?

    Duration: 00:34 

  • Q6 - Do you observe shifts and trends in the way pension funds are being managed? Is the onus increasingly shifting away from the employer and more toward the employee?

    Duration: 01:19 

  • Q7 - Should pensions consider investing in "exotic assets" such as art?

    Duration: 00:41 

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