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Governance update - 22 August 2014

The Investment Advisory Committee met on 22 August 2014 to review our risk-graded Governed Range and funds.

Meeting summary


  • No changes to the current tactical asset allocations.
  • Ongoing work to review Property mandate to improve returns from the excess cash balance in the fund.
  • Geopolitical risks and sentiment driven flight to quality has made markets a difficult place for active managers.

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