USA - The CalPERS investment committee will meet on September 12 for a "workshop on natural resources and commodities investing", with guest speakers from Goldman Sachs, Barclays Capital, Wilshire and PGGM.
The half-day event, organised by CIO Russell Read, was planned to "assess options for further diversifying the pension fund's portfolio with investments in natural resource products, including those that...
AMERICAS- S&P Indices has launched its first in a series of indices designed to measure the performance of the Chilean, Columbian and Peruvian stock exchanges.
LATIN AMERICA - Dutch firm ING Groep has agreed to sell its Latin America pension and life insurance business for €2.7bn ($4bn) to Colombian firm Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana (GRUPOSURA).
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PUERTO RICO - Puerto Rico's A3 general-obligation debt rating is under review for a possible downgrade because of pension strains, Moody's Investors Service said.
LATIN AMERICA - Assets in Latin American pension and mutual funds will hit $1.4trn over the next five years, with Chile emerging as the most attractive market for asset managers, a new report shows.