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SEC announces pilot program to expand tick sizes for small-cap trades

SEC announces pilot program to expand tick sizes for small-cap trades

The SEC on Tuesday announced a one-year pilot program to widen minimum tick sizes for small-cap stocks.

August 26, 2014 | 05:46 pm

Moody's: Market gains lead to positive growth for pure-play managers

The aggregate assets under management of 14 pure-play money managers reviewed by Moody's Investors Service totaled $10.13 trillion as of June 30, up 3.6% from March 31, said Moody's quarterly update.

August 26, 2014 | 04:10 pm
Houston Firefighters CIO resigns

Houston Firefighters CIO resigns

Christopher Gonzales is resigning as chief investment officer of the $3.8 billion Houston Firefighters' Relief and Retirement Fund.

August 26, 2014 | 02:20 pm
LASERS posts 18.8% return

LASERS posts 18.8% return

Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System returned a gross 18.8% in the fiscal year ended June 30.

August 26, 2014 | 01:42 pm

Heptagon Capital names European equity manager

Christian Diebitsch joined Heptagon Capital as European equity manager.

August 26, 2014 | 11:26 am
 Nashville & Davidson County gains 18.37% for fiscal year

Nashville & Davidson County gains 18.37% for fiscal year

Nashville (Tenn.) & Davidson County Metropolitan Government Employee Benefit Trust Fund returned 18.37% in the fiscal year ended June 30.

August 26, 2014 | 12:10 pm

Segal Rogerscasey recruits pension risk and asset liability consultant

Michael Wright was named senior vice president and senior consultant at Segal Rogerscasey.

August 26, 2014 | 11:46 am

KKR adds managing director to focus on Indonesia

Jaka Prasetya joined KKR & Co. in Singapore as a managing director to lead KKR’s efforts in Indonesia.

August 26, 2014 | 12:58 am

South Carolina hires second executive director in 3 months

Michael Hitchcock was named executive director of the $29.9 billion South Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission, Columbia, effective Sept. 8.

August 25, 2014 | 05:14 pm
Pension contribution changes part of Philadelphia's deal with union

Pension contribution changes part of Philadelphia's deal with union

Philadelphia reached a tentative seven-year contract agreement with the representatives from the city's largest municipal workers' union, AFSCME District Council 33, that will increase employee...

August 25, 2014 | 04:24 pm
Iowa PERS returns 15.88% for fiscal year

Iowa PERS returns 15.88% for fiscal year

Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System returned 15.88% for the fiscal year ended June 30.

August 25, 2014 | 03:49 pm

Dallas Police & Fire chooses executive search firm

Dallas Police & Fire Pension System hired Hudepohl & Associates to assist the $3.4 billion pension fund in its search for a permanent administrator.

August 25, 2014 | 04:05 pm
Oklahoma Public Employees eyes Great-West for new DC plans

Oklahoma Public Employees eyes Great-West for new DC plans

Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System will start negotiations with Great-West Retirement Services to provide record-keeping and stable value services for its new defined contribution plan.

August 25, 2014 | 03:57 pm
Sarasota Police Officers' plan cuts PIMCO allocation

Sarasota Police Officers' plan cuts PIMCO allocation

Sarasota (Fla.) Police Officers' Pension Fund is reducing the portfolio of active domestic core fixed-income manager Pacific Investment Management Co. by $20 million.

August 25, 2014 | 03:10 pm

CFTC appoints new secretary

Christopher J. Kirkpatrick was named secretary of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

August 25, 2014 | 02:14 pm