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    World's biggest pension fund continues losing streak

    The Government Pension Investment Fund of Japan suffered a decline of nearly 4% in the three months ending on June 30 caused in part by

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    Singapore bourse hands pan-Asian index to Phillip Capital

    The Singapore Exchange has licensed an index of real estate investment trusts (REITs) in the Asia-Pacific region excluding Japan to Phillip Capital Management.

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    Buy emerging market equities, says BlackRock

    BlackRock's top investment strategist has thrown the firm's prestige behind the current bull run in emerging market equities by upgrading the asset class to a recommended overweight position.

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    Lombard Odier wins Philippines distribution deal

    Swiss-based private bank and asset manager Lombard Odier has signed a deal allowing it to distribute funds to private clients of UnionBank of the Philippines.

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