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The Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Fund ended its fiscal year on March 31, 2011 with net assets of $148.2 billion, a gain of 12% in FY 2011. The Fund's private markets led the charge as they more than tripled their investment in Skype and made other successful strategic investments...

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It was another manic Monday with lots to cover, setting the record straight on Bill Gross, China, and the commodity selloff...

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At one point, the music will stop, but for now, I agree with Britney Spears, you got to keep on dancing till the world ends. And despite what those bears on Zero Hedge think, the world isn't ending anytime soon...

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NDP leader Jack Layton signalled Wednesday that pension reform will be his party's main thrust as the official Opposition, saying Prime Minster Stephen Harper is "practically alone in ignoring the looming retirement security crisis."

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Ireland’s government will impose a temporary levy on domestic private pension savings to fund a jobs plan aimed at cutting unemployment and aiding the economic recovery...

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The Supreme Court of Canada decided Thursday that the plaintiffs had legal grounds to appeal a 2007 decision that said 700,000 public servants, military and RCMP personnel were not entitled to any of the $30-billion surplus in their pension plans.

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Over lunch and wine with a former boss and still friend of mine, we got talking on all sorts of topics, including corporate governance and what we value most in life...