JAPAN - Japanese pension funds plan to increase investments in alternative assets and pare their holdings of domestic bonds and stocks this fiscal year to diversify portfolios and bolster returns, a survey showed.
Thirty-two percent of 119 Japanese pension funds aim to increase investment in assets such as hedge funds in the year ending March 2012, according to a survey by JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s Tokyo-based asset...
Four executives of AIJ Investment Advisors have been arrested in an alleged fraud relating to missing pension fund money.
Recently released year-end results show assets under management for Japanese asset managers were down 12% in the year ended March 31, as Gavin Blair reports
CANADA/JAPAN - The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Global Logistic Properties (GLP) have formed a joint venture to invest in the country's logistics network.
JAPAN - Japan's public pension fund scraped a small return on its investments in the second quarter after its assets fell by $33bn, its latest report shows.
JAPAN - The implementation of new accounting rules that would have forced companies to book pension fund shortfalls as liabilities on their balance sheets is to be postponed, according to reports.