*CPPIB's net assets rise to C $326.5 billion. TORONTO, Aug 11- The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, the nation's biggest public pension plan, said it delivered gross investment returns of 1.9 percent in the latest quarter, with the strong Canadian dollar hurting its performance. The CPPIB, which manages Canada's national pension fund and invests on behalf of...
HONG KONG, Aug 4- Smaller Chinese banks that have listed in Hong Kong in the past year are badly underperforming the rest of the market and their exposure to China's shadow banking system may be a major reason. Mainstream investors whether retail or institutional are wary of the levels of disclosure from the banks that have listed in Hong Kong in the past year,...
HONG KONG, Aug 2- Sequoia Capital China, an early investor in top Chinese technology firms such as Alibaba, aims to raise $1.5 billion or more in a new yuan-denominated fund and is currently pitching it to prospective investors, sources familiar with the plans said. The China arm of Silicon Valley venture capital giant Sequoia Capital is targeting raising at...
SYDNEY, July 27- Australia's largest pension fund, AustralianSuper, aims to expand its in-house management of equities and infrastructure investments, but has no plans to include private equity managers, Chief Executive Ian Silk said on Thursday. AustralianSuper plans to manage half of its A $120 billion equities, fixed income, infrastructure and property...
SYDNEY, July 27- Australia's largest pension fund, AustralianSuper, plans to invest a greater share of its A $120 billion in funds offshore, with Asia set to become a greater focus, chief executive Ian Silk said on Thursday. Speaking at a Reuters Newsmaker event in Sydney, Silk also said the fund was being approached more by corporates interested in borrowing...
SYDNEY, July 27- Australia's largest pension fund, AustralianSuper, is interested in investing more in infrastructure projects at home but will avoid the energy sector given uncertainty over government policies. Chief Executive Ian Silk, whose fund manages A $120 billion, said government policy on energy right now was a "dog's breakfast" which was deterring...
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