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Investing Institutional Investors

  • 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...

  • SYDNEY, July 27- The head of Australia's biggest pension fund, AustralianSuper, expects state governments in the United States will cast aside parochial concerns and allow foreign funds to invest and fix up poor infrastructure there. Governments, including those in the United States and Australia, have been wary of foreign investment, frustrating plans by...

  • LONDON, July 25- Asset manager Blackrock and solar energy firm Lightsource have agreed to jointly create a 1 billion pound portfolio of solar power assets in Britain over the next three years, the two companies said on Tuesday. "We believe this market continues to present attractive opportunities for institutional investors," Rory O'Connor, Managing Director...

  • LONDON/ VANCOUVER, July 21- Mining giant Glencore Plc is working with a Canadian pension fund to create a standalone 50:50 joint venture for its portfolio of royalty assets, two sources with knowledge with the matter said on Friday. The sources said on Friday it was now in talks to create a 50:50 venture for the assets with Canada's Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan.

  • The logo for the Government Of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) is pictured in the company headquarters in Singapore

    Singapore sovereign fund GIC, which invested in UBS during the global financial crisis, said it cut its stake in the Swiss bank at a loss.

  • College students in class, reading studying

    Investors from the elite world of foundations and endowments are now using exchange-traded funds to boost their market portfolios.

  • Juenger: The downside of big media

    Top analyst Todd Juenger predicts a downturn in the big broadcast media sector, even in light of game-changers like the alleged Viacom-CBS merger.

  • 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.