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  1. Frontier markets equities continue to outpace in 2014

    trueFrontier markets equities have extended their gains over developed and emerging markets in 2014. Through Aug. 19, frontier markets returned 21.5% -- more than three times that of developed markets, as measured by the MSCI ACWI index. The MSCI Emerging Markets index was up 10.3%.

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  1. RWC adds institutional salesman

    trueRash Patel joined RWC Partners with responsibility for direct sales to institutional investors in the U.K. and other markets, said Dan Mannix, CEO at the firm.

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  2. PIMCO expands global equities team

    trueIain McNaught and Simon Peters were named senior vice presidents at Pacific Investment Management Co., in London, spokesman Michael Reid said.

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  3. After 10 years as a public company, Google returns eclipse 1,300%

    trueGoogle celebrates 10 years as a public company Tuesday -- and investors lucky enough to hold the stock from its initial offering price have enjoyed a cumulative return of 1,304% as of Aug. 19. The stock's return has dwarfed those of the Russell 2000 (146%) and the large-cap Russell 1000 index ...

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  4. UniSuper to buy more emerging Asian equities

    trueUniSuper Management, the third-best performing Australian pension fund over 10 years, plans to buy more emerging Asian equities as the region's economic outlook improves.

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  5. PIMCO names managing director for global fixed income

    trueMohsen Fahmi was named managing director and generalist portfolio manager at Pacific Investment Management Co., a news release said.

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  6. UTIMCO fine tunes asset allocation for fiscal 2015

    trueUniversity of Texas Investment Management Co. officials proposed new asset allocation targets for the fiscal year ending Aug. 31, 2015, for the $25 billion the Austin-based firm manages in endowment funds for the University of Texas System and Texas A&M.

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  7. S&P Dow Jones Indices stands pat on Russian stocks

    trueS&P Dow Jones Indices will not remove any Russian stocks from its indexes at this time as a result of recent sanctions on some Russian securities imposed by the Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, said David Blitzer, managing director and chairman of the index committee.

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  8. Cambridge Associates: Global developed private equity lags public counterpart, while emerging markets PE outperforms public markets in 2013

    truePrivate equity and venture capital firms that invest primarily in developed markets outside the United States returned 16.3% in 2013, as measured by the Cambridge Associates LLC Global ex-U.S. Developed Markets Private Equity and Venture Capital index. The MSCI EAFE index, by comparison, returned ...

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  9. New York State Common boosts allocation to 2 managers

    trueNew York State Common Retirement Fund, Albany, allocated an additional $350 million total to existing equity managers Apex Capital Management and Progress Investment Management, said Matthew Sweeney, a spokesman for state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, the sole trustee of the $180.7 billion pension ...

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  10. ING Investment Management strengthens emerging markets team

    trueAshish Goyal and Robert Holmes were appointed to ING Investment Management International’s emerging market equity team.

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  11. AllianzGI adds solutions executive

    trueJoe Moody joined Allianz Global Investors as head of international solutions specialists in the U.S., U.K., Continental Europe ex-Germany and Japan, he said.

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  12. Northern Trust hires 2 for hedge funds-of-funds unit

    trueTristan Thomas and Greg Jones joined the hedge funds-of-funds unit of Northern Trust Asset Management.

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  13. Benefit and future of non-transparent ETFs uncertain

    truePressure is building behind the dam to release a new kind of exchange-traded fund into the world, yet many observers continue to ask: “Who benefits?”

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