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Attractiveness of Singapore REITs Market Increasing   
February 17, 2020 Associated Profiles : Korean Investment Corporation (KIC)
Source: BUSINESS KOREA - An increasing number of South Korean securities companies and asset management firms are releasing products based on the Singapore REITs market. An increasing number of South Korean securities companies and asset management firms...
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Kuwait sovereign wealth fund drops dough on McDonald's India franchisee   
February 17, 2020 Associated Profiles : Kuwait Investment Authority
Source: VCCircle - Kuwait Investment Authority, the world’s fifth-largest sovereign wealth fund, has added another consumer company to its...
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Australian pension funds turning green at investors’ insistence   
February 16, 2020 Associated Profiles : Stichting Pensioenfonds ABP
Source: businesslive.co.za - Last month, BlackRock said it would exit debt and equity investments in thermal coal producers across its active portfolios. Last week, Europe’s largest pension fund, Stichting Pensioenfonds ABP, pledged that its...
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Qatar's assets provide strong support to dollar peg: EIU   
February 04, 2020 Associated Profiles : Qatar Investment Authority
Source: Gulf Times - Qatar Investment Authority’s assets provide “strong support” for the country’s currency peg to the dollar, EIU has said in its latest update. “Currency risk is BB-rated,” the Economist...
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CalSTRS Contributions Inadequate; Unions Call Reformers “Right-Wing Ideologues”   
February 03, 2020
Source: Fox and Hounds - Pension finance is complicated. An unfunded liability is caused whenever the present value of the future pension costs, for all participants in the plan, exceeds the value of the assets currently invested.
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OPEC+ deal helps Russia double wealth fund assets to $124 billion   
February 03, 2020
Source: Neftegaz.RU - Moscow - . According to OilPrice, the OPEC+ deal has resulted in economic benefits for Russia which has seen its National Wealth Fund (NWF) double its financial reserves to $124 billion in 2019, Kirill Dmitriev, CEO at the...
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Sustainability career options you may not have considered   
January 31, 2020
Source: Inhabitat - In the past 10 to 20 years, careers in sustainability have grown exponentially. This is partly due to increased awareness of climate change.
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Canadian pension fund Caisse names former investment banker Charles Émond CEO   
January 31, 2020
Source: Reuters - TORONTO - Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec (CDPQ), Canada’s second-largest pension fund, named former investment banker Charles Émond as its chief executive officer on Wednesday, replacing Michael Sabia on Feb. 1.
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Abu Dhabi plans to sell $2 billion slice of private equity book   
January 31, 2020
Source: Bloomberg - The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority is preparing to sell around $2 billion of its stakes in private-equity funds, amid an increasing push toward direct investments by the sovereign wealth fund, people familiar with the matter said.
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3 Large Funds Commit $700 Million to Form Capital Constellation   
January 31, 2020
Source: Chief Investment Officer - The $65 billion Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation (APFC) has teamed with the $100 billion-plus Public Institution for Social Security of Kuwait (PIFSS), £28 billion ($38 billion) RPMI Railpen, and the $20 billion Wafra to create...
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