LONDON, Aug 3- Britain said it has started the sale of its stake in Royal Bank of Scotland seven years after it bailed out the bank, taking a loss on the sale of 2 billion pounds of shares to institutional investors. UK Financial Investments, the body that holds the government's RBS shares, said on Monday it would sell about 600 million shares, representing 5.2 percent...» Read More
TORONTO, Feb 13- The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, one of the world's biggest pension funds, on Friday reported gross investment returns of 3.3 percent for its fiscal third quarter as strength in global equity markets boosted returns. CPPIB, which manages Canada's national pension fund and is a major global dealmaker, ended the quarter with net assets of...
WASHINGTON, Feb 10- The Obama administration on Tuesday set a goal of raising $2 billion in philanthropic investments to fight climate change, including technologies to slash carbon emissions. The Clean Energy Investment Initiative is seeking investments to try to bridge the "valley of death"- the gap in funding between research and development and...
By Hideyuki Sano and Hirotoshi Sugiyama TOKYO, Feb 9- Japanese investors bought a record amount of foreign shares in January in a sign that public institutional investors, including Japan's $1.1 trillion mammoth pension fund, are heeding Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's call to chase higher-yielding assets. Japanese institutional investors purchased 1.619...
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