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TCI continues pressure for London Stock Exchange to remove chairman

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The Children's Investment Master Fund sustained a resolution put forward calling for Donald Brydon to be removed as chairman of the London Stock Exchange.

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Kansas Public Employees Retirement System is searching for a deferred compensation plan officer.
CalPERS buys 80% stake in wind farms

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CalPERS is acquiring an 80% stake in two wind farms in Kansas and Oklahoma for $233 million.
Malaysia's EPF says overseas equity holdings power third-quarter investment gains

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Malaysia's Employees Provident Fund reported investment income of 12.95 billion ringgit ($3.06 billion) for the quarter ended Sept. 30.
U.S. stocks gain on tax outlook as Treasuries drop

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U.S. stocks posted record highs after John McCain backed the Senate tax bill and the biggest technology stocks rebounded from their worst sell-off in more than a year.

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Matt Lewis was named vice president and head of exchange-traded funds implementation and capital markets at American Century Investments.
Texas REIT sues hedge fund boss Kyle Bass

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COURTS -

A troubled real estate development company in Texas, United Development Funding, on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against hedge fund boss Kyle Bass
U.S. reverses position on SEC administrative law judges in Supreme Court brief

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The U.S. solicitor general asked the Supreme Court to address the legal status of administrative law judges at the SEC.
U.K. Department for Works and Pensions consulting industry on DC master trust regulation

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The U.K. Department for Work and Pensions is seeking input from employers and plan participants on master trust regulation.
Euronext acquires Irish Stock Exchange

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Euronext agreed to acquire the Irish Stock Exchange for €137 million ($163 million) in an all-share transaction.
Trump nominates economics professor Marvin Goodfriend to Federal Reserve

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Economics professor Marvin Goodfriend was nominated to the Federal Reserve by President Donald Trump to serve through January 2030.
Commentary: Private credit – Is now a good time to invest?

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As the economic recovery soldiers on, investors should weigh potential risks in financial markets but also consider opportunities in private credit strategies.
Dock Workers Pension Fund completes buy-in with PIC covering all members

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Pension Funds -

The Former Registered Dock Workers Pension Fund insured £725 million ($966 million) in liabilities with Pension Insurance Corp.

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Money Management -

Masato Mishina will take on the newly created role of deputy head of Nikko Asset Management's Japan institutional business division.