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CalPERS, CalSTRS Post Double-Digit Investment Returns

Both the $226.6 billion California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) and the $146.4 billion California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) have achieved returns of more than 12% in 2010.

Survey Shows Securities Lending Revenue Likely to Decline

A survey of public and private pension plans with $2.23 trillion in combined assets shows that a majority of pension executives are doubtful about the growth of securities lending revenue, as plan sponsors increasingly view securities lending as an investment product.

SEC Names Ex-GSAM Investment Head

Seeking to protect investors through oversight and regulation, the regulatory agency has named Eileen Rominger the Director of Investment Management.

CIC Notes 'Fairly Good' Returns Last Year; Seeks More Capital

The China Investment Corp. has worked with $200 billion from the central government, which granted the money when the sovereign wealth fund was created in 2007; the second round of investment has been on the radar for more than a year. 

In 2011, Canadian Managers See Improved Funded Positions

In consultant firm Mercer's latest Fearless Forecast survey, investment managers have predicted that Canadian pensions will experience reduced shortfalls, with funds seeing their funded status moving closer to the levels they hit before the market downturn in 2008.