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 →

Divided trustees of Pennsylvania’s $73 billion school pension fund will begin charting a future without the agency’s longtime executives at a two-day board meeting that begins Thursday. The board’s bi-monthly investment review will be the first under Robert Devine, the 23-year PSERS veteran named acting chief investment officer last weekRead More →

Personal finance oi-Kuntala Sarkar | Posted: Saturday November 27th, 2021 11:15 AM [IST] The National Pension System (NPS) allows policyholders to accept asset allocation under G-Sec (government securities). The National Pension System (NPS), offered by the Indian government, allows policyholders to choose between active and automatic choices. NPS G-sec fundsRead More →

TOP NEWS OF THE WEEK The Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), posted a return of 0.98%, or 1.88 trillion yen ($ 16.6 billion), in the second quarter ended September, bringing its assets under management to 194, 1 trillion yen ($ 1.71 trillion), the largest pension plan in the world. fundRead More →

Dutch pension funds need to improve their cybersecurity, according to pension fund regulator DNB. According to Jacco Jacobs, head of operational and IT risks at the regulator, knowledge of operational and other non-financial risks is also lacking among pension fund managers and supervisory boards. Jacobs based his concerns, which heRead More →

While cryptocurrencies are not a common asset in pension plan portfolios, a nonprofit educational organization for pension fund managers and service providers based in Texas is keen to show plan sponsors how digital assets could become an essential part of their investment pools. At its annual summer educational forum heldRead More →

The goal is to standardize diversity disclosure and help signatories hold companies accountable for continued progress, the statement said. Other signatories with collective assets of £ 1.08 trillion include Avon Pension Fund, Barnett-Waddingham, Church of England Pension Board, Coal Pension Trustees Investment, Cornwall Pension Fund, Environment Agency Pension Fund, LCP,Read More →

[Courtesy] Pension funds increased their holdings of government papers by 274 billion shillings during the Covid-19 period. This scenario portends a nervous market that has been made worse by the impending general election. As of July 9, pension funds held 1.14 trillion shillings of government securities – treasury bills andRead More →

By Maiya Keidan and Nia Williams TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s biggest pension plan managers increased their investments in the country’s top oil sands companies in the first quarter of 2021, raising questions about the funds’ recent pledges to green their portfolios. The nation’s top five pension funds’ cumulative investment inRead More →

Good pensions fund good infrastructure. Good infrastructure pays for good pensions. This crucial relationship is only noticed when they both go missing, as the United States, United Kingdom, and several other countries discover. Having largely dismantled the company defined-benefit pensions of yesteryear, they are now struggling to turn fragmented individualRead More →

The government wants pension fund contributors and administrators to invest in its infrastructure development projects, but questions remain about corruption and whether the money will actually be put to good use. Responding to this question in a written parliamentary Q&A, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni agreed that the government should workRead More →

By Nichola Saminather, Maiya Keidan TORONTO (Reuters) – Canadian pension funds and insurers face a shrinking universe of higher-quality private debt investments to boost returns in a low-yield world as the coronavirus pandemic crushed many companies, while the banks continue to lend to the best. The Caisse de Depot etRead More →

As they continue their denunciation campaign, the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) has revealed that the administrator of the Malawian pension money is a Kenyan company, which the organization suspects of corruption in the way they have been awarded. Trapence: We urge the Anti-Corruption Bureau to suspend contract award andRead More →

A once unthinkable collapse in global bond yields is forcing pension funds to buy bonds offering negative yields, jeopardizing the financial security of future retirees. U.S. institutions managing trillions of dollars in retirement savings — including California’s public employee retirement system, Sacramento — $376.3 billion — cut return expectations. Japan’sRead More →

The retreat conclaves that were held around the turn of the decade were instructive affairs for people like me. This was the pre-National Pension System (NPS) era. Participants, typically policymakers, think tanks, fund managers and annuity providers, reflected on pension plan design, regulation, ecosystem and global best practices. Time wasRead More →

A superannuation plan is a retirement plan that requires an employer to make contributions to a pool of funds set aside for a worker’s future benefits. The fund pool is invested in the employee’s name, and earnings on the investments generate income for the retired worker. Pension fund assets mustRead More →