Credit Suisse shareholders have rejected the proposal for a special audit aimed at clearly determining the bank’s position on the Greensill affair and the so-called Swiss Secrets presented by the Ethos Foundation and seven pension funds at its general meeting Annual Meeting (AGM) last Friday. Shareholders rejected the company’s proposalRead More →

An aerial view shows a compressor station for the German natural gas grid at Open Grid Europe (OGE), one of Europe’s largest gas transmission grid operators, in Werne, Germany March 24.INA FASSBENDER/AFP/Getty Images Four of Canada’s largest pension plans have significant stakes in European gas pipeline or gas distribution companiesRead More →

The composite returns of 40 medium-to-small Texas public pension funds exceeded those of a 60/40 benchmark portfolio for all measured periods ending Sept. 30, according to a report by the Texas Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems, an industrial group. According to “Report on the Asset Allocation and Investment PerformanceRead More →

China has launched its first private pension program for workers in the country, opening the door to foreign insurers and asset managers, Reuters reported on Thursday. Under the new scheme, workers can contribute up to 12,000 yuan, or about US$1,860, annually to their pension fund, Reuters reported on Thursday, citingRead More →

India has canvassed Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Singapore-based GIC, three Canadian pension funds and Qatar Investment Authority, among other sovereign wealth funds and pension funds, as lead investors in India’s Life Insurance Corporation (LIC). India’s initial public offering (IPO). The funds had expressed interest and the government wants to confirmRead More →

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union is calling on public pension funds invested in KKR Asian Fund III to divest Cue Group, a Chinese artificial intelligence company that has worked with a branch of the Ministry of Public Security, the body that oversees theRead More →

1 year Billed annually at 4699 ₹ 392 / month 2 years Billed annually at 6999 ₹ 292 / month 3 years Billed annually at 9399 ₹ 261 / month 1 year Billed annually at 6999 ₹ 583 / month 2 years Billed annually at 8799 ₹ 367 / monthRead More →

Mexican pension fund managers (Afores) have so far invested 460 billion pesos ($23 billion) in infrastructure. The pension regulator Consar wants to increase this amount to stimulate development and stimulate small projects. BNamericas spoke with Consar Director Iván Pliego Moreno about the relationship between the infrastructure sector and pension fundRead More →

The majority of commercial real estate assets held by European pension funds do not yet have strong ESG credentials, according to a report by Deepki. As our sister publication reports, European pensions, The Deepki Report on European Pension Funds: Integrating ESG into Commercial Real Estate Investing surveyed 250 European pensionRead More →

More than £100bn (€120bn) of the capital of the UK’s defined contribution (DC) pension scheme could be allocated to infrastructure investment, according to a report by one of the leading consultancies. country pension advice. Hymans Robertson’s article suggests that investing in infrastructure could “improve outcomes” for members of defined contributionRead More →

The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday, April 4, to support a state Senate bill under which California’s public employee retirement system and teachers’ retirement system State of California would divest from fossil fuel companies. The council resolution, introduced by Councilman Paul Koretz, supports Senate Bill 1173 — co-authoredRead More →

Four of the five New York City Retirement Systems pension funds have reached agreements with 11 companies that will disclose workforce data annually, City Comptroller and Trustee Brad Lander announced Thursday. retirement plans. The companies are American Express, Anthem, Honeywell International, Illumina, Intuitive Surgical, Raytheon Technologies, Simon Property Group, TexasRead More →

Nigerian contributors often wonder where their pension contributions are invested and whether their funds are in safe hands. Therefore, it becomes imperative to explain the contributory pension scheme and how the pension contributions are invested by the administrators of the pension funds, PFAs. The Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) is aRead More →

Sweden’s financial watchdog, Finansinspektionen, is urging the country’s insurance and pension companies to check their solvency levels regularly amid the war between Russia and Ukraine, despite low exposure to the region. The watchdog said a recent survey it conducted, due to “the troubled economic situation created by Russia’s invasion ofRead More →

New York’s top financial stewards have welcomed the Securities and Exchange Commission’s proposed rule to require companies to disclose climate-related financial risks. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli and City Comptroller Brad Lander welcomed the SEC’s proposal, saying environmental transparency is good for state and city pension plans. “This proposed rule willRead More →

SOFIA (Bulgaria), March 17 (SeeNews) – The number of Bulgarians switching between supplementary pension insurance funds increased by 12.2% quarter-on-quarter in the last quarter of 2021, with contribution transfers totaling 349.1 million levs ($196.3 million/€178.5 million), the country’s financial watchdog said. In the last three months of 2021, a totalRead More →

ST. PAUL, Minnesota (WCCO) – A bipartisan proposal unveiled Thursday would target Russia with economic sanctions to further punish its government for invading Ukraine by banning public investment in the country. The bill would direct the State Board of Investment over the next few months to divest Minnesota state pensionRead More →

The Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec and other pension fund managers have acknowledged or disclosed that they have invested around $100 million or more in Russia, mostly through publicly traded stocks.Christinne Muschi/Christinne Muschi/The Globe and The derussification of Canada’s largest public pension plans is nearly complete. The country’sRead More →

THE TOP 10 LARGEST PENSIONS IN THE WORLD 10.PFZW MARKET: Netherlands TOTAL ASSETS: $306,893 (as of March 31, 2021) (Photo from Amsterdam: Yasonya/Shutterstock) 9. CENTRAL PROVIDENCE FUND MARKET: Singapore TOTAL ASSETS: $349,787 (Photo: Central Provident Fund Board via Wikipedia) 8. CANADIAN PENSION MARKET: Canada TOTAL ASSETS: $390,503 (as of MarchRead More →

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register here for The 74’s daily newsletter. Donate here to support The 74’s independent journalism. Less than two weeks into Russia’s war in Ukraine, the geopolitical ripples of the conflict are heading in unexpected directions. Some are even felt by active and retired teachers, via their pension funds. Many publicRead More →

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Understand the impact of the conflict in Ukraine from a cross-sector perspective with the Global Data Executive Briefing: Ukraine Conflict The Australian government has called on the country’s pension funds to review their investment portfolios and offload their holdings of Russian assets, Reuters reported. Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine hasRead More →

New data from Stand.earth shows more than $800 million of US pension funds have been invested in the Russian war chest Stand.earth research shows millions from California, Massachusetts, Washington, Alaska, New York and others have invested heavily in Russian oil and gas Traditional Lummi and Nooksack Lands and Unceded andRead More →

State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick wants Missouri to join other states that are dumping of Russian investments from pension funds. In a Tuesday press release, Fitzpatrick called for an emergency meeting of the board of directors of the Missouri State Employees Retirement System (MOSERS) to vote to block future purchases ofRead More →

Investors with retirement savings in lifestyle funds that automatically transfer them into bonds have been warned to reconsider because faster-than-expected interest rate hikes will affect their value. The value of so-called lifestyle funds fell 13% in the two months to mid-February as persistently high inflation and rising interest rate expectationsRead More →

From Japan to the United States, sanctions threaten the assets of Russia’s main pension funds – Risk.net Drawer end navigation content Skip to main content Major global pension funds may dump Moscow-linked holdings in response to Ukraine invasion Norway’s announcement that it would divest its sovereign wealth fund’s Russian assetsRead More →

By David Barbuscia NEW YORK, Feb 25 (Reuters) – The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) and California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), the two largest U.S. pension funds, are exposed to Russian assets, which have suffered pressures after the invasion of Russia. Ukraine on Thursday, according to statements fromRead More →

Denmark’s major pension funds have defended themselves after being challenged by a campaign group over the amount they invest in fossil fuel companies – particularly in stocks that increase their capacity for fossil fuels. The non-governmental organization (NGO) ActionAid Denmark (Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke) has published a new report in recent daysRead More →