07 June 2023PRESS RELEASE: U.S. public sector pension plans brace for more economic shocks
U.S. public sector pension plans are planning ahead for the potential impact of further economic and market shocks, a new report from Ortec Finance shows.
01 June 2023Why stocks could be in the red this year and what to do about it
It hasn’t been since 2000 and 2001 that U.S. stock markets lost money in two consecutive years, but it’s something that could potentially happen again this year. Ortec’s modelling is pointing to negative equity returns over the next 12 months as the most likely market scenario. Pension funds with tactical or dynamic allocations at their disposal may want to temper their risk and consider fixed income instead.
26 May 2023Ortec Finance releases its 2023 ClimateMAPS standard climate scenario set in partnership with Cambridge Econometrics
Ortec Finance’s releases its 2023 ClimateMAPS standard climate scenario set that includes a new additional fourth scenario.
23 May 2023PRESS RELEASE: Study reveals U.S. public sector pension plans are set to increase spending on stress testing
U.S. public sector pension plan managers believe the plans they support will spend more on scenario modeling and stress testing in the next two years.
09 May 2023PRESS RELEASE: US public sector pension plans intend to build on inflation hedging success
US public sector pension plan managers are confident their plans are well hedged against inflation but still worry about possible risk scenarios, new research shows.
09 May 2023Climate data: Looking under the hood
Ortec Finance discusses with Responsible Investor on why high-quality climate data is essential for investors to map progress toward emission reduction goals and enable a successful transition to net-zero.
26 April 2023PRESS RELEASE: Ortec Finance supports leading institutional investor GIC in updating its climate scenario analysis
Read about how Ortec Finance in partnership with Cambridge Econometrics, has supported global institutional investor GIC in updating its climate scenario analysis.
25 April 2023PRESS RELEASE: Analysis reveals 14% of U.S. public pension plans had funded ratios of 60% or lower in 2022
Analysis reveals that in 2022, 14% of U.S. public pension plans had funded ratios of 60% or less. Only 12% had funded ratios of 100% or more.
24 April 2023Missed our Q1 2023 Scenario Webinar? Access it here
If you missed the Quarterly Scenario Webinar on April 20, you can access the presentation, the recording, and the Q1 Economic Outlook here.