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The world's largest pension fund lost 0.31% for the three months from July to September, trimming its overall assets to ¥219.3 trillion.
BUSINESS / Markets
Nov 2, 2023
Japan's GPIF reports ¥683 billion loss in July-September period
The news comes as a policy tweak by the central bank hits the government bond market.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 7, 2023
Japan pension fund GPIF posts ¥10.3 trillion quarterly return on global equities rally
GPIF gained 5.41% for the quarter, raising its total assets to above ¥200 trillion, it said in its annual report for fiscal 2022, which ended in March.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Jul 3, 2022
World’s top pension fund writes off Russia stocks, sells bonds
The worldu2019s biggest pension fund has substantially reduced holdings of Russian bonds, which can still be traded over-the-counter.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 29, 2021
Japan's GPIF, world’s top pension fund, won’t invest in China’s sovereign debt
As Chinese debt is being added to the FTSE Russell global bond index, the Japanese fund will instead use a version of the World Government Bond Index that excludes Chinese government bonds.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 20, 2021
GPIF copycat fund bucks the trend to invest in Chinese debt
The move involves the Promotion and Mutual Aid Corporation for Private Schools of Japan, or PMAC, which provides pension services to private school workers.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Aug 13, 2020
Japanese head of world’s biggest pension fund looks beyond sovereign debt for future returns
After bouncing back to a historic gain in the first half, Masataka Miyazono says GPIF is now looking at foreign sovereign bonds, mortgage debt and corporate debt.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Mar 12, 2020
Japanese investors bought record $41 billion of overseas bonds in week
Japanese investors went on a record shopping spree in global debt markets last week as the yen strengthened and their hunt for yield intensified.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech / Commentary
Feb 5, 2020
Robots, including one by Sony, are coming for fund management jobs
Remember Aibo, the computerized dog Sony Corp. started selling in 1999 as the first personal robot? Hiro Mizuno, the chief investment officer of the Government Pension Investment Fund, does. So he asked Sony's computer science lab unit to build him a cyberhound using artificial intelligence to help oversee the external fund managers who manage GPIF's ¥175 trillion ($1.6 trillion) in assets.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Sep 27, 2019
Investors await naming of CIO at Japan's GPIF, the world's largest pension fund
The Government Pension Investment Fund will likely announce next week whether its chief investment officer will continue to manage the monolith's $1.48 trillion in assets.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Feb 8, 2019
Record $135 billion loss by Japan's pension fund shows shifting from bonds to stocks has a cost
A record quarterly loss at the world's largest pension fund is prompting a debate on whether its shift to stocks from bonds was excessive.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Feb 2, 2018
GPIF boasts ¥6 trillion in returns on public pension money it invested in third quarter
The Government Pension Investment Fund said Friday it enjoyed over ¥6 trillion in investment returns in the October-December quarter last year, posting a profit for the sixth consecutive quarter.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 14, 2017
After initial foray, Japan's pension fund plans to buy even more socially responsible assets
The world's largest pension fund aims to boost and broaden its socially responsible assets after buying them for the first time this year.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 7, 2017
GPIF posts return of ¥7.9 trillion for fiscal 2016, marking best performance in two years
The world's biggest pension fund posted its best annual gain in two years, as Japanese and overseas stocks rose while government bonds slid.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Jul 3, 2017
Government Pension Investment Fund begins investment using socially responsible stock indexes
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Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Apr 6, 2017
Japan's pension fund, the world's biggest, faces yen risk as Trump rally fades
The world's biggest pension may find that when it comes to returns on its $1.3 trillion in assets, Donald Trump giveth and taketh away.
BUSINESS
Mar 3, 2017
Pension fund logs record profit in October-December
The Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) said Friday it posted a record investment profit of ¥10.50 trillion in the October-December period, boosted by a rally in stocks at home and abroad after Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election.
BUSINESS
Nov 25, 2016
World's biggest pension fund gains ¥2.4 trillion as stocks rally
The world's biggest pension fund posted its first profit in four quarters as stocks rebounded, providing some respite for the Japanese state money manager after critics lambasted it for taking on too much risk.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 23, 2016
GPIF's stock holdings reveal its hand in nearly everything
Companies across Japan have a new name in their top 10 shareholder lists: the world's largest pension fund.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Aug 4, 2016
Timing right for $75 billion stock binge after Japan pension whales' losses
There's no time like the present for Japan's pension whales to buy stocks and sell local bonds, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
BUSINESS / FOCUS
Aug 1, 2016
Pension fund's huge ¥5.3 trillion loss tied to management's passive investing
Friday was a big day for the world's largest pension fund, which posted its worst annual loss since the financial crisis and disclosed individual equity holdings for the first time. The two may be connected.

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