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  1. LaSalle's Asia-Pacific co-CEO retires

    truePhilip Ling retired Tuesday as LaSalle Investment Management's co-CEO, Asia-Pacific.

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  1. New Mexico council earmarks $300 million to 3 funds

    trueArleen Jacobius

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  2. Shanghai composite index plunges 7.4% as sentiment turns cautious

    trueThe Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite index plunged 7.4% Friday to close at 4,192.8

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  3. Quebec's Caisse, APG Asset Management invest in China real estate developer

    trueA unit of the Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec and the money manager for Stichting Pensioenfonds ABP raised a combined $920 million to invest in Chinese retail real estate developer Chongbang Group.

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  4. U.K. realty manager, Chinese firm launch joint venture

    trueSavills Investment Management, a real estate money manager is entering into a joint venture with China Minsheng Investment Capital Co., to develop and promote a series of real estate funds and other investment vehicles.

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  5. HSBC Global Asset Management taps director of China institutional business

    trueMark Li was named director, institutional business China, at HSBC Global Asset Management, effective June 15.

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  6. China A shares on track to be added to MSCI indexes

    trueMSCI expects to include China’s A shares in its global benchmarks after “a few important remaining issues related to market accessibility have been resolved,” the index provider said in a statement.

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  7. Vanguard's China A-shares play ups the ante for industry

    trueThe Vanguard Group's unexpected announcement that it will add exposure to China's high-flying but tightly regulated onshore markets accelerates competition among money managers to provide the broadest exposure to global markets.

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  8. China's market surge could pose problem for investors

    trueInstitutional investors might soon have occasion to ponder what the opposite of catching a falling knife is.

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  9. Aberdeen to expand U.S. presence with FLAG Capital Management acquisition

    trueAberdeen Asset Management will acquire U.S. and Hong Kong-based private equity and real assets funds-of-funds manager FLAG Capital Management, in a deal that will expand Aberdeen's presence in the U.S. market.

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  10. FTSE announces first emerging markets indexes with China A-shares exposure

    trueFTSE on Tuesday announced the launch of two “transitional indexes” allowing institutional investors to add an initial increment of China A-shares exposure to their emerging markets benchmarks.

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  11. Ariel names head of Asia-Pacific region

    trueIan M. Webber joined Ariel Investments in Sydney as senior vice president, institutional marketing and client service, and head of Asia-Pacific.

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  12. Russell, Ping An end China-based joint venture

    trueRussell Investments and China-based financial services conglomerate Ping An Insurance Co. of China agreed to end a joint venture they established in 2011.

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  13. GIC, CPPIB form joint venture for $263 million purchase of Seoul mall

    trueGIC, the Singapore sovereign wealth fund, and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board announced Monday they had formed a joint venture partnership to acquire the D-Cube retail mall in Seoul from Daesung Industries for $263 million.

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