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Gold wins place in Okayama Prefecture pensions portfolio

“Okayama Metal & Machinery has become the first Japanese pension fund to make public purchases of gold” reports the Financial Times. The move will put 1.5% of the scheme’s 40 billion yen of assets into bullion-backed exchange traded funds. It … Continue reading

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Ministry blows smoke around AIJ, looks to defend its turf

This Wednesday an “expert panel” on the AIJ affair set up by the Ministry of Health, Labor & Welfare (MoHLW), will hear a recommendation from the MoHLW that the type of pension fund which made most use of AIJ be managed in future … Continue reading

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200 bn yen missing from pension accounts 2: Why it happened

A lively chorus designed to ring firms’ tills and swell government departments’ budgets is accompanying the Financial Services Agency’s probe into how billions of yen in pension clients’ money comes to be missing from their accounts with AIJ Investment Advisors. … Continue reading

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