Fund up 12.5% from previous year.
Sharp decline continues two years after new rules allow withdrawals without annuities.
MSCI EM Index currently at 28.3% returns in 2017.
S&P 500 up 0.05%, while MSCI EAFE down 0.31%.
Net assets reach C$180.5 billion on C$6.4 billion of income.
Asset obliterates -6.5% benchmark with 28.79% performance.
Report says gains from modernization should be used to halt rising pension ages.
Despite a 0.9% decrease, plans up 7.3% in past 12 months.
The largest annualized growth over past five years is from North American funds.
Total assets under management rise to more than $190 billion.
Report finds most companies are interested in pension risk transfers.
Growth of liabilities outpaced assets, however, deficits are down from a year ago.
Investments returned 14.6%, giving the fund its best half-year performance in five years.
Corporate America is uncertain about the outcome of Trump’s corporate tax proposals, which analysts expected to boost stock buybacks.