Monthly Archives: May 2013

GPIF ponders clamping automatic asset allocation adjustment

Japan’s yield-hungry Government Pension Investment Fund clearly sees the Tokyo stock market as having further to run and is hanging on for greater gains. GPIF is currently discussing a proposal to put a temporary stay on the mechanism that would … Continue reading

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World’s largest institutional investor seeks staff

The Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) is looking for personnel who have financial/ equities analyst qualifications and several years of experience in one of several settings. Applicants are invited to fill in one of two on-line application forms which request them … Continue reading

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Japan Post Bank’s ¥171.6tr trove goes abroad, JGBs shrink

For the first time since it ceased to be a government department in 2008, Japan Post Bank has ended a financial year with JGBs accounting for less than 70% of its now 171.6tr yen securities portfolio, just published summary annual … Continue reading

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