FX risk worries grow for US pension funds

Currency risks have risen on the list of priorities for pension funds amid fears of future negative cashflow

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Risky business: some pension funds are tackling currency risks head on

Decreasing returns on securities due to the dollar's strengthening path in recent years and an upshift in volatility in currency markets have led to foreign exchange exposures reducing overall returns for US investors, said speakers at the 10th annual FX Invest North America conference in Boston, Massachusetts on April 12.

But, despite the increasing focus on mitigating currency exposure, there is no consistent approach to FX hedging across pension funds, said portfolio managers from the

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