CHINA - The head of the IMF pleaded with China to support the eurozone as she warned the global economy is heading for a "lost decade".
CHINA - Schroders head of Asia ex-Japan equities, Robin Parbrook, has poured scorn on returns made by investors in China in the last two decades, and warned the country still faces major challenges.
China is considering launching a new retirement savings programme similar to US 401k plans, the country's state media has reported.
CHINA - Li Keping, vice chairman for the National Council for Social Security Fund, will leave the fund to join the China Investment Corporation as chief investment officer.
CHINA - Chinese growth raced ahead 9.7% in the first quarter of 2011, while inflation hit its highest level since 2008.
CHINA - China should allow pension funds to invest more money in domestic stock markets as the nation's economic development fuels companies' demand for financing, an official at the securities market regulator said.
ASIA - Allianz Global Investors has signaled further expansion into Asia's pension market as a key medium-term objective.
GLOBAL - China has eclipsed Japan as the world's second largest economy after posting GDP figures of $5.8trn for 2010, beating Japan's $5.474trn.
CHINA - China's pension-fund chief has proposed setting a trading range for the dollar as officials in the fastest-growing major economy fault the US for adopting policies without regard for the American currency's global role.
CHINA - China Securities Index (CSI) has collaborated with ECP International (ECPI) to launch a new environmental, social and governance index, raising the ESG bar in China.
CHINA - China should ask its 777bn yuan (US$115bn) national pension fund to demand more corporate disclosure on the environment as accidents in the past month polluted rivers and the sea, a responsible investment group said.
CHINA - China's national pension fund plans to increase overseas investments in stocks and bonds, including securities in Taiwan, to boost returns as global markets recover from the financial crisis.
CHINA - China's national pension fund invested more than 15 billion yuan ($2.2 billion) to become Agricultural Bank of China's third-largest holder, paving the way for what may be the world's biggest initial public offering.
CHINA/UK - China's National Council for Social Security Fund (NCSSF) has awarded an active European equity mandate to Newton, a BNY Mellon Asset Management unit.
CHINA/US - The China Investment Corp. (CIC) has partnered with chip maker Intel to invest in technology innovation, Intel said.
CHINA - China Investment Corporation, the Chinese sovereign wealth fund, is using exchange traded funds to gain exposure to a diverse range of asset classes, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
CHINA - Anthony Bolton will return to funds management and has committed to at least two years running Fidelity's new China fund.
AUSTRALIA/CHINA - Pension provider AMP has agreed a strategic partnership in asset management and pensions with China Life to exploit the opportunities arising from China's changing investment regulatory framework and ageing society.
CHINA - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has provided a US$500,000 grant to the People's Republic of China to help the country establish a rural pension system.
CHINA - The China Investment Corp. (CIC) announced returns on its global portfolio of -2.1% in 2008 in the sovereign wealth fund's first publicly reported annual report since its inception.
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CHINA - Robeco has teamed with TEDA International - a Chinese private equity company wholly owned by the Tianjin Government - to form a joint venture clean-tech private equity firm.
CHINA - Sovereign wealth fund China Investment Corporation (CIC) has denied reports it incurred massive losses through an investment in the Reserve Primary Fund.