New data from the Census Bureau has revealed that assets for the 100 largest public employee pensions systems in the United States rose more than 1% to $2.8 trillion during the second quarter.
News Archive: Sep - 2011
In PIMCO's latest quarterly outlook, the firm has revealed that it is cutting its exposure to riskier assets and shifting to relatively high-quality investments.
A fund manager and Quebec pension have sued troubled Chinese timberland operator Sino-Forest.
Sovereign wealth funds are reconsidering their investment strategies following low performance in equities against low-yielding fixed-income, a JP Morgan analysis reveals.
British businesses will be negatively impacted if schemes are forced into Solvency II capital requirements, the Confederation of British Industry has cautioned.
PIMCO's newly created role will expand the scope of alternative investment solutions for clients worldwide, the firm said in a statement.
Joe Dear, the investment chief of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), has said a 7.75% return may be tough to meet.
New research shows that private equity outperforms public markets over the long-term.
Drawing on interviews with investors on why they collectively voted against 37 companies whose pay plans fell short of majority support between January 1 and July 1, 2011, research by the Council of Institutional Investors has revealed that some 92% of institutional investors are unhappy with executive pay relating to performance at the companies they invest in.
Seiji Maehara, Japan's ruling party's policy chief, has asserted that the country should set up a sovereign-wealth fund to fight the high yen.
A federal judge in Columbus has dismissed a lawsuit brought by Ohio’s five public pensions against Standard & Poor's, Moody's, and Fitch Ratings.
New York City’s pension funds have upped their cash holdings to about 8% on average after selling some high-yield bonds and stocks.
New research by Preqin has found that investment consultants cite South America and Asia as attractive investment regions for infrastructure in the coming year.
Goldman Sachs' board of directors has won the dismissal of a lawsuit seeking to recover billions of dollars of bonus payouts and other compensation awarded for 2009.
A new study by PerTrac examines the impact of size and age on hedge fund returns.