Appraising home bias exposure

Studies have shown that pension funds have inherent biases to their domestic markets within their equity allocations. In this paper, FTSE Russell seeks to understand the impact of home bias in the equity allocations of five large pension fund markets—the US, UK, Japan, Canada, and Australia—by examining the extent of their home biases and analyzing their effects over a 12-year period.

Read this paper for FTSE Russell’s assessment of the extent and impact of the home biases and to learn whether it has benefited investors.

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