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MEXICO CITY, Oct 4- After years in Brazil's shadow, Mexico's stock market is enjoying a listings boom, fueled by hopes of economic reforms and strong demand from pension funds breathing life into a long-stagnant market.
Seth Merrin, CEO, Liquidnet talks about the company's trading platform, which helps institutional investors execute large trading volumes.
Oct 3- Columbia University said on Thursday that its endowment posted an 11.5 percent investment return during the 2013 fiscal year, making it the latest Ivy League school to report double-digit gains as stock markets rallied.
*Goldman Sachs takes 19 pct stake. COPENHAGEN, Oct 2- Two funds managed by Goldman Sachs and two Danish pension funds will between them buy 26 percent in Danish state-owned oil and gas group DONG Energy for 11 billion Danish crowns and plan an IPO for the firm, the companies said.
BOSTON, Oct 2- Highfields Capital, which oversees $13 billion in assets for universities, hospitals and wealthy investors, plans to return as much as $2 billion to clients because it believes it can deliver better returns with less money.
HELSINKI, Oct 1- Finnish pension fund Ilmarinen plans to cut the proportion of its equities portfolio it invests in domestic companies over the next 10 years so it can shift more into emerging markets, its chief investment officer said.
NEW YORK, Sept 30- Should I stay or should I go?
The $268 billion California Public Employees' Retirement System, the nation's largest public pension fund, joins banks and other investors in worrying that Richmond's plan will undermine the value of its holdings.
In opposing Richmond's plan, the $268 billion California Public Employees' Retirement System, the nation's largest public pension fund, joins banks and other investors in worrying that Richmond's plan will undermine the value of its holdings.
Skepticism about the Fairfax bid appeared to be mounting on Wednesday, with BlackBerry shares falling almost 4 percent to $8.20 on the Nasdaq, well below the $9- a-share offer price.
TORONTO, Sept 25- Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd was seeking over $1 billion in equity investments from institutional investors to back its preliminary $4.7 billion plan to acquire BlackBerry Ltd, the Globe and Mail reported on Wednesday.
TOKYO, Sept 24- Japanese government bond prices were modestly higher on Tuesday morning, underpinned by stronger U.S. Treasuries, a fall in Tokyo stocks and buying for month-end duration changes. As widely expected, the Bank of Japan offered to purchase 400 billion yen of 5- year to 10- year JGBs in the secondary market under its massive JGB buying program.
LONDON, Sept 17- Four of Britain's largest institutional investors are part of a group considering suing state-owned Royal Bank of Scotland over a share offer under disgraced former Chief Executive Fred Goodwin. Prudential and Universities Superannuation Scheme were named in court on Tuesday, alongside fund majors Standard Life and Legal& General.
Rebecca Healey, senior analyst at Tabb Group, explains why institutional market share have risen for the first time since 2006 and where institutional investors are putting their money.
Japan's public pension fund - a pool of over $1 trillion - is considering a change to its portfolio strategy that could allow its investment in domestic stocks to grow with a rallying market, according to people familiar with the deliberations.
JPMorgan shareholders should vote against the re-election of three board members, an influential proxy advisory firm said.
Taimur Baig, Director & Chief Economist of Global Markets Research at Deutsche Bank, says Asia still has pockets of strong growth despite global regulatory uncertainty.
Japan's December rally has handed Asia's struggling stock traders an early Christmas present as the rare flurry of activity in Tokyo helps make an otherwise bleak year end on a brighter note.
Lee Porter, Head of Asia Pacific, Liquidnet Trading with Dark Pools shines light on dark pool trading amid the growing regulatory action against the anonymous stock trade. He also talks about the growing presence of dark pool trading in Asia.
With October's recent stock market rally, it was no September to remember for Legg Mason. The manager of $612 billion in assets had a 25 percent drop in net income as falling stocks prompted its institutional investors to pull out or rebalance their portfolios. But in October, "things are looking a lot better," Chief Executive Mark Fetting told CNBC Friday.