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  1. Aon Hewitt: Canadian DB plans' funding status slips

    trueCanadian defined benefit plans administered by Aon Hewitt saw their funded status slip in the past three months, to a median 91.1% as of Sept. 26 from 96%.

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  1. Danica Pension hires CIO from ATP

    trueAnders Svennesen was appointed chief investment officer at Danica Pension.

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  2. South African pension money at risk in bank bailout

    trueThe collapse of African Bank Investments Ltd. is forcing the money manager holding most of the South African government's pension assets to agree to invest 5 billion rand ($440 million) to rescue the lender.

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  3. Oklahoma Municipal eyes international, emerging markets equity hires

    trueOklahoma Municipal Retirement Fund, Oklahoma City, is expected to hire two active international equities managers at its Oct. 31 board meeting.

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  4. J.P. Morgan Asset Management adds global market strategist

    trueDavid Stubbs joined J.P. Morgan Asset Management as global market strategist.

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  5. Qantas Super moving in new skies

    trueInvestment returns at Qantas Super have gotten a boost from the fund's appointment of a “centralized portfolio manager” to consolidate equity trades previously handled by its external money managers.

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  6. Canada offers lessons for CalPERS, other U.S. funds

    trueI was a member of a task force created in the late 1980s by the government of Ontario to recommend how the province's public-sector pension plans might be restructured for better performance.

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  7. Woman behind new Ontario pension plan getting a lot of help

    trueThe woman overseeing Ontario's creation of a supplemental pension plan might not have direct pension fund experience, but the committee she oversees is packed with it, allowing her to do what she does best.

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  8. Quebec mulls shared-risk structure for municipal pension plans

    trueQuebec municipal defined benefit plans could change to a shared-risk structure from a final-salary pension framework under legislation to be considered by the province's National Assembly next month.

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  9. India's big year

    trueIndian equities have surged 28% in 2014 on optimism about the new prime minister's plans to bolster business and investor confidence.

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  10. U.S. vs. European equity performance

    trueDespite losing seven of the last nine Ryder Cups going back to 1995, U.S. fans can take some solace in the fact their equity markets have outperformed European counterparts over the last decade and a half.

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  11. D.C. Retirement Board earmarks for private equity, energy, real estate

    trueDistrict of Columbia Retirement Board, Washington, agreed to commit a total of up to $85 million to private equity, energy and real estate

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  12. Ontario Public Service Pension Plan rides global equity returns in 2013

    trueOntario Public Service Pension Plan rode strong equity gains to boost its overall assets to C$21 billion (US$18.9 billion) in 2013.

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  13. CalPERS pledges to disclose carbon footprint in investment portfolio

    trueCalPERS on Thursday became one of the initial signatories to a new global carbon pledge, committing to measure and publicly disclose the carbon footprint of its investment portfolio.

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