Julie Segal • September 06, 2017
With fewer workers to support a growing retiree pool, Canadian pensions are borrowing money to try and jolt returns.
Joe McGrath • September 06, 2017
Members of the U.K.’s Universities Superannuation Scheme are pressing the £60 billion fund to disclose private communication affecting their benefits.
Amy Whyte • September 05, 2017
Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund tops Willis Towers Watson’s annual ranking of the biggest pension funds globally.
Joe McGrath • September 05, 2017
A new report from the industry trade body for Britain’s pension funds says weak governance is a source of poor performance — and it’s putting millions of retirees at risk.
Dan Weil • September 01, 2017
Some experts are skeptical that the ProSports Sponsors Fund, which began trading in July, is an investment winner.
Joe McGrath • August 30, 2017
Asian investors helped commercial property sales exceed £2.1 billion in July, a monthly volume not seen since 2007.
Leanna Orr • August 30, 2017
After losing its CIO to Los Angeles County, the state retirement fund has found its next one — Dominic Garcia — at the State of Wisconsin Investment Board’s vaunted investment team.
Alicia McElhaney • August 28, 2017
Kite Pharma has likely been a target for bearish bets because the cancer-fighting technology it uses — CART — is new to the market, says Wedbush biotechnology analyst David Nierengarten.
Allen T. Cheng • August 25, 2017
The insurer has invested in venture capital-backed firms for their expertise in technology, a move that’s helping Ping An expand its financial supermarket.
Staff • August 24, 2017
About two-thirds of smart-beta index track records are not based on real investment returns but often unrealistic backtests.
Joe McGrath • August 23, 2017
The U.K.’s largest pension fund in the private sector said any cuts in benefits would be a matter for stakeholders to discuss.
Michelle Celarier • August 22, 2017
A new report by S3 Partners says Pershing Square's big short could get smaller, if its borrowed shares are called into a tender.
Staff • August 21, 2017
Texas Teachers, Hartford HealthCare, Texas Tech, and the Wisconsin and New Jersey pension funds lead with two finalist placings each. Asset-owner peers will choose the winners, to be crowned on November 28 in New York City.
Dan Weil • August 21, 2017
While some in the investment community have soured on real estate investment trusts — turned off by the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate hikes and the likelihood that real estate is late in its growth cycle — others still see value in the sector.
Alicia McElhaney • August 18, 2017
The funds allege that six major banks conspired to overcharge on the stock loan market.
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