Monthly Archives: July 2014

GPIF stock buying may only mop up corporate pension selling

Amid the often overly optimistic chat about how equities buying by the Government Pension Investment Fund will boost the Japanese stock market, it can be hard to grasp that much of the purchasing may have already happened and the rest … Continue reading

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Mitsubishi Corp helps pensions move into global infrastructure

Mitsubishi Corp has pushed further into serving pension funds by establishing a ‘strategic partnership’ with New York-based I Squared Capital Advisors (US) LLC, an infrastructure investment manager. The alliance will see the two collaborating on sourcing projects as well as … Continue reading

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Aging Chikyoren does well, already looks like GPIF clone

The 18.9 trillion yen Pension Fund for Local Government Officials, popularly known as Chikyoren, enjoyed an 8.44% return for the year ending 31 March 2014, according to the   annual results published on its web. With asset allocation and yields very … Continue reading

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GPIF boosts passive while giving active different shape

Updated multi-year analyses of which fund management firms were managing what assets for the Government Pension Investment Fund at the close of the financial year close 31 March 2014 are now available under the ‘’Giants’ tab above, or can be … Continue reading

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GPIF’s domestic equities holdings fall in final quarter of 2013/14

The Government Pension Investment Fund closed the 2014/2014 financial year on 31 March holding relatively and absolutely less in domestic equities than at the end of the previous quarter on 30 December 2013, its annual report published (in Japanese) on … Continue reading

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