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San Francisco approves raising hedge funds to 15%, eliminates core bonds

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San Francisco City & County Employees' Retirement System approved an asset allocation to increase the target allocation of hedge funds to 15%.
Kroger to begin Central States withdrawal

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Kroger Co. will withdraw active participants from the $15.3 billion Teamsters Central States, Southeast & Southwest Areas Pension Fund.
Braskem to pay pension fund, others $10 million from lawsuit related to Petrobras corruption

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Petrochemical firm Braskem agreed to pay $10 million to a group of investors led by the Boilermaker-Blacksmith National Pension Trust.
Altria offering certain former employees lump sum or early annuity

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Altria Group is offering about 8,200 former employees in its U.S. pension plan the chance to take a lump sum or early annuity payments.
UT endowment funds mark 13%-plus in latest fiscal year

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University of Texas permanent endowment pool was up 13.4% in the year ended June 30.
University of Iowa endowments post double-digit returns

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University of Iowa Foundation returned a net 10.3% on its $1 billion endowment for the fiscal year ended June 30.
Missouri State Employees tops benchmark with net 3.52% for fiscal year

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The Missouri State Employees' Retirement System returned a net 3.52% in the fiscal year ended June 30.
Ohio State University's long-term investment pool gains 14.46%

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Ohio State University's long-term investment pool returned a net 14.46% in the fiscal year ended June 30.
Deutsche Bourse to pay €10.5 million to settle insider-trading allegations

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Deutsche Bourse agreed to pay a combined €10.5 million ($12.5 million) to settle accusations it violated an insider-trading ban.

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Tim Smith was named head of distribution, north west region, for Australian money manager AMP Capital.
Malaysia’s EPF reports investment income up 36% from year-over-year quarter

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Malaysia’s Employees Provident Fund reported investment income of 11.51 billion ringgit ($2.7 billion) for the quarter ended June 30.
Pooling liabilities could help corporate plans, execs told

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Canadian private pension plans can learn from their public plan counterparts, conference participants told
State pension liabilities rise in fiscal year 2016 – Moody's

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States' adjusted net pension liabilities totaled $1.3 trillion in fiscal year 2016, up 4.5% from the previous fiscal year, a Moody's report states.
Investors call for climate risk disclosure from banks

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A group of institutional investors and managers are calling for enhanced disclosure of climate-related risks from the world's largest banks.
LACERA chief executive to retire

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Gregg Rademacher, CEO of the Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association, is retiring effective Oct. 1.