TOKYO, Feb 27- Japan's Nikkei share average hit a fresh 15- year high on Friday on upbeat Japanese industrial output data, while the market awaited an announcement from the country's biggest pension fund on its latest asset allocations. The Nikkei share average ended 0.1 percent higher at 18,797.94 points, its best closing level since April 2000.» Read More
Japan overhauled the world's biggest public pension fund in a push toward Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's goal of a more aggressive investment strategy.
Citigroup will not webcast its annual meeting next week in St. Louis, in a move one analyst called "ridiculous."
Last June, an affiliate of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba made an offer to its hundreds of millions of users: Give us your cash, and we will pay more than Chinese banks wil
Healthcare, energy and financial services are growth areas for the private equity industry, executives told CNBC.
E-commerce auction house eBay became a darling among top U.S. hedge funds in the fourth quarter just before billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn urged the company to spin off its PayPal payments business, regulatory filings showed on Friday.
Andrew Economos, Head of Sovereign & Institutional Strategy at JP Morgan Asset Management, explains why you should put your cash in developed markets, particularly in the U.S.
As economic growth slows in emerging markets, there are fears that capital outflows could be the first signs of a credit crunch.
Daniel Loeb's hedge fund will be losing Rhode Island as a client after the state's pension fund found his Third Point too risky.
Rajeeva Bandaranaike, CEO of the Colombo Stock Exchange, explains the group's plans of attracting more capital into the country.
Liz Ann Sonders, SVP & Chief Investment Strategist at Charles Schwab, explains why she thinks the recent strike against the equity markets is short-term.
Billionaire investor Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital Advisors returned 20.10 percent this year, even as it pleaded guilty to insider trading charges.
In a time of dizzying capital flows in emerging markets, Mexico looks positively stable by comparison.
In his first TV interview in Asia, group CEO Antony Jenkins describes how the bank plans to raise additional capital to meet new regulatory requirements.
Hedge fund investors have begun to like stocks again—just in time for what appears to be a rough summer ahead for the equity markets.
Historically speaking, the list of winners is short and the list of losers long in a rising interest rate investing climate.
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BlackRock has bought private-equity real estate fund MGPA in a deal that boosts its presence in Asia and continental Europe.
Investors had every reason not to trust the market after last year's Facebook fiasco—a high-profile IPO gone bad on multiple levels. Yet trust is coming back.
One-time hedge fund darling Apple was dropped by more famous hedge fund managers in the first quarter.