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Investing Institutional Investors

  • LONDON, Oct 3- An Australian port and a stake in the Empire State Building's operator were among assets acquired by sovereign investors such as wealth funds and state pension funds in the third quarter of 2016, with deals totalling $21.2 billion. The single biggest deal in the third quarter was the $7.3 billion acquisition of Australia's busiest port,...

  • The China Securities Regulatory Commission will let investors in the Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor programme and the yuan-denominated variant RQFII scheme decide themselves how to allocate their assets in China. The commission has notified custodian banks of the rule changes recently, it said on its official Weibo account, a popular...

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 30- China's securities regulator will scrap limits on asset allocations under the Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor programme, and its yuan-denominated variant RQFII scheme, in a bid for more long-term capital inflows, the official Shanghai Securities News said on its website on Friday. The China Securities Regulatory Commission...

  • BEIJING, Sept 30- The outstanding amount of China's dollar-denominated Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor programme rose to $81.74 billion at end-September, from $81.48 billion in August, the foreign exchange regulator said on Friday.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 29- The Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan's actions last week have given a second wind to an alternative investment strategy that relies on cheap money and low market volatility to produce outsized returns. The funds had a rough 2015 when volatility spiked because of concerns about China's economy and tumbling oil prices, prompting investors to...

  • Financial news investing

    Nothing appeals more to investors than being able to invest like big endowment funds, investment banks and hedge funds dominating markets.

  • Britain's government has scrapped plans to sell stakes in Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group this year in the wake of the Brexit vote, sources told Reuters.

  • MSCI H-shares delay

    Sebastien Lieblich, MSCI's MD and global head of index management research, says only one of four issues preventing the inclusion of A-shares in its EM index has been resolved.

  • Cliff Robbins, founder Blue Harbor Group

    When you invest in a company for two years or more, you're really investing in a management team, an activist investor told CNBC.

  • Volkswagen hit with $3.6B lawsuit

    Reuters reporting institutional investors in Germany have filed a $3.6 billion lawsuit against automaker Volkswagen due to the emissions scandal. CNBC's Phil LeBeau explains.

  • China's foreign reserves fell for a third straight month in January, as the central bank dumped dollars to defend the yuan and prevent an increase in capital outflows.

  • An investor stands in front of an electronic board showing stock information in Fuyang, China.

    Net outflows from emerging markets weren't just bigger than expected in 2015, there's more pain to come, the Institute of International Finance said.

  • Yahoo Mail

    An activist investor renewed its push for Yahoo to abandon plans to spin off its stake in Alibaba and instead sell its core business.

  • Santa Claus rally on the way?

    Steve Sachs of Goldman Sachs Asset Management gives his take on the reliability of ETFs, expectations for lower market volatility and steadier returns.

  • Cows graze in front of wind turbines at the Bharat Light & Power Amberi wind farms in Rewalkawadi, Maharashtra, India.

    Renewable energy bond issuance is set to take off in Asia as new regulations push banks to step back from extending loans to projects, the ADB said.

  • Dry cracked earth is visible near an almond orchard on April 24, 2015 in Firebaugh, California.

    Managers of institutional funds from California, Texas and North Carolina have very different views on global warming.

  • Jeffrey Gundlach, CEO of DoubleLine Capital, is betting that the best way to play the coming rate hikes is by holding lots of mortgages.

    Big money managers have a warning for investors using unconstrained bond funds, liquid alternatives and other innovative products.

  • A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Despite muted performance in 2014, investors have more hedge funds than ever to choose from, according to new data.

  • Paul Germain

    Fast-growing Stone Ridge Asset Management has poached execs from Credit Suisse, BNP Paribas and Morgan Stanley in recent weeks.

  • United Nations headquarters building in New York

    The United Nations' $52 billion pension fund is getting close to investing in hedge funds for the first time.