Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund, Tokyo, needs to cut local debt holdings now because the government will follow an advisory panel's recommendation that the fund seek higher returns, the...
December 06, 2013 | 12:27 pm
Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund reported a 2.7% return for its fiscal second quarter through Sept. 30, lifting the Tokyo-based behemoth's portfolio assets to ¥123.9 trillion ($1.2...
December 02, 2013 | 10:46 pm
P&I/Nomura conference speakers discuss using alternatives to improve diversification.
November 27, 2013 | 10:01 am
A panel of experts advising Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government has set Japan's $1.2 trillion Government Pension Investment Fund on course for riskier waters, with potential rewards for the...
November 25, 2013
An expert panel advising Japan’s government on the management of roughly $2 trillion of public pension fund money Wednesday urged a shift from Japanese government bonds to heavier weightings...
November 20, 2013 | 10:57 am
Almost a year into Japan's “Abenomics” experiment, Japanese corporate pension funds' cool stance toward their country's resurgent domestic stock market is becoming an increasingly lonely...
October 28, 2013
Nomura Asset Management has decided to close its open-end retail mutual funds in the U.S.
October 17, 2013 | 04:07 pm
Japan Equity Fund's board selected Aberdeen Asset Management Asia to manage the $100 million fund.
October 14, 2013 | 01:49 pm
Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund, Tokyo, isn't ready for Abenomics, according to the head of an expert panel advising on public investments.
October 08, 2013 | 01:36 pm
Takeshi “Ken” Itai joined Cohen & Steers as the Tokyo-based head of the firm's representative office in Japan.
September 18, 2013 | 10:50 am
Managing other people's money is stressful. One Nomura executive relieves it through calligraphy.
September 16, 2013
The Japanese stock market has been largely ignored by investors for the past two decades, given its long-term decline and apparently poor economic prospects since the bubble burst in the late 1980s....
September 12, 2013 | 12:01 am
Japan's ¥121 trillion ($1.22 trillion) Government Pension Investment Fund announced Monday it had selected managers to oversee eight allocations to actively managed international equities.
September 03, 2013 | 01:41 pm
Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund earned 1.9% in the quarter ended June 30, its smallest gain in three quarters on record domestic bond losses, according to a statement on its website Friday.
August 30, 2013 | 03:19 pm
LaSalle Investment Management Tuesday announced the final close of the LaSalle Japan Logistics Fund III, at 40.8 billion yen.