US - The Missouri State Employees' Retirement System (MOSERS) returned 14.3% for the year ended June 30 with returns driven in part by strong performance in emerging markets.
The one-year result topped the system's assumed rate of return by 5.8 percentage points. Emerging market equities proved to be the best performers, providing returns of 22.8%, MOSERS said in a release...
The Wales Pension Partnership (WPP) has opened a series of fixed income funds for its eight constituent authorities, all of which will be investing.
In this live blog, Professional Pensions' sister title Investment Week collates all the breaking market news, analysis and opinion on equity, bond and currency movements as well as the impact of trade wars, tightening monetary policy and the Brexit negotiations....
Around £6bn of UK pension fund monies should be invested in a National Renewal Fund aimed at recapitalising 21,000 growth economy businesses, a report suggests.
MSCI has launched eight indices to enable institutional investors to position their portfolios in line with the Paris Agreement to keep global temperatures within 1.5 degrees.
With renewed urgency, governments and businesses strive for climate improvements, and pension schemes should take advantage, say Sammy Suzuki and Kent Hargis.