JAPAN - Pension funds which snapped up top-notch office buildings in downtown Tokyo are benefiting from booming office prices on the back of a resurgence of interest in property investment by Japanese investors.
Analysts are predicting that annual yields on those property investments made by pension funds will run as high as 6%. Investment surveys show property is still one of the country’s most popular destinations...
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.