NYC Pensions Probe Banks for Foreclosure Info

New York City Comptroller John C. Liu, on behalf of the trustees of the New York City Pension Funds, is calling on directors at Bank of America Corporation, Wells Fargo & Company, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Citigroup Inc. to conduct an independent audit of their banks’ mortgage and foreclosure practices.

Norway SWF to Invest More Heavily in Real Estate

Norges Bank has made its first real estate investment for the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global, acquiring a 25% stake in The Crown Estate's Regent Street portfolio in London in March 2010.

Photo Gallery: CIOS UK 2010

See photos of aiCIO's successful October Chief Investment Officer Summit in London. Designed specifically for the key decisionmakers at the world's largest asset owners, the event featured an array of panelists -- including  Jay Vivian, former managing director of IBM Retirement Funds, and Mark Gibbens, Chief Investment Officer of Alcatel-Lucent -- as well as keynote speaker Nassim Taleb.