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  1. Ohio State long-term investments return 3.8% in fiscal year

    trueOhio State University's long-term investment pool returned 3.8% in the fiscal year ended June 30, 190 basis points above its policy benchmark, said John C. Lane, vice president and chief investment officer.

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  1. Principal Financial taps its president to take on CEO role

    trueDaniel J. Houston was named CEO of Principal Financial Group.

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  2. ETF providers step up to defend the status quo

    trueThe Securities and Exchange Commission's solicitation of perspectives on the state of exchange-traded products produced a fruitful, if predictable, bounty of views from the asset management industry.

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  3. BofA: Managers lose confidence in emerging markets; China recession largest tail risk

    trueMoney managers’ outlook on the global economy is weakening amid continued concerns over a Chinese recession, said Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s monthly fund manager survey.

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  4. Skeptics on Japan's corporate reform beware

    trueAs we are witnessing in the current earnings season, news from Japan is turning increasingly positive. In fact Japanese corporate profit margins have recently surged to historical highs and are now nearly double their levels from 10 years ago, long before Abenomics began.

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  5. Tallahassee picks Northern Trust as custodian

    trueTallahassee, Fla., hired Northern Trust as custodian for its $2.1 billion in assets.

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  6. Publicly traded money managers not seeing asset growth

    trueMoney managers reported flat and, in many cases, declining assets under management for the quarter ended June 30.

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  7. Northern Trust: Institutional investor returns tepid for quarter, year

    trueInstitutional asset owners in the Northern Trust Universe returned a median 0.2% in the second quarter of 2015, down from 2.3% the previous quarter and 4% in the second quarter of 2014, data released Thursday show.

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  8. Hartford HealthCare puts $33 million in SSgA hedge fund

    trueHartford HealthCare, Hartford, Conn., invested $33 million in a new macro hedge fund from State Street Global Advisors, said David J. Holmgren, chief investment officer.

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  9. Northern Trust expands Canadian investment outsourcing unit

    trueTrang Lam was named vice president and senior client investment officer for Northern Trust Asset Management’s multimanager investment outsourcing unit in Canada.

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  10. Seattle City Employees drops PIMCO global inflation-linked bond strategy

    trueSeattle City Employees' Retirement System terminated Pacific Investment Management Co. from a $65 million global inflation-linked fixed-income portfolio.

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  11. El Paso City Employees adds global REIT manager

    trueEl Paso (Texas) City Employees’ Pension Fund hired Principal Real Estate Investors to manage a roughly $7.5 million global REIT strategy.

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  12. State Street Global Exchange gets new chief

    trueLou Maiuri, executive vice president at State Street Corp., was named head of State Street Global Exchange, the bank's data and analytics unit.

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  13. Northern Trust chooses new DC solutions chief

    trueSabrina Bailey, a principal and U.S. defined contribution practice leader for Mercer, is leaving the company to join Northern Trust Asset Management as global head of defined contribution.

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