AI and Manager Selection: Will your future consultant be a machine?

Submitted by pmassetti on Tue, 04/23/2019 - 11:44
Body (19.04.2019) The world’s largest pension fund is exploring the use of AI to help it select asset managers and assets in which to invest

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Key Points

  • Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) is turning to artificial intelligence for help with the selection of assets and investment managers
  • GPIF is facing an unparalleled set of challenges as the world’s largest pension fund
  • GPIF has a much smaller staff than its global peers
  • Asset managers will need to adjust their conventional business models to take into consideration the advances of technology