TIPs, emerging market equities and commodity-oriented investments are seen as safe hedges right now.
PIMCO is now in the process of reimbursing investors affected by the miscalculation.
Nearly half owned their funds only through their employer-sponsored retirement plans, according to the ICI.
The Commission is also seeking public feedback on fund disclosure and the fees that intermediaries charge funds for delivering fund reports.
Instead of making the disclosure on Form N-PORT on a quarterly basis, firms would discuss their liquidity risk programs in their annual statements.
However, the deadlines for creating a liquidity risk management program and to limit illiquid investments to 15% of a fund’s portfolio remain unchanged: December 1, 2018, for larger fund groups and June 1, 2019, for smaller fund groups.