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Calpers investments up 12.5 percent in latest 12 months

PETALUMA, California (Reuters) - The California Public Employees' Retirement System, the biggest U.S. public pension fund, on Monday reported a 12.5 percent return on assets for the 12 months ended June 30, led by global equities and real estate holdings as results outperformed the fund's own benchm Full story

Calpers postpones launch of online pensions database

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California's pension fund for public employees said on Wednesday it would postpone launching a database that would make details of its members' pension benefits public after three employee groups said they would press lawmakers to restrict information available through the Full story

Calpers chief investment officer has prostate cancer

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The chief investment of Calpers, California's state pension fund, is undergoing treatment for prostate cancer, the fund said on Friday. Full story

Bond insurer attorneys barred from San Bernardino bankruptcy

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The judge overseeing the bankruptcy of San Bernardino, California, on Thursday disqualified a law firm from representing a major bond insurer in the case, because she said some of its lawyers had "switched sides." Full story

Calpers plans to sell entire 4 percent stake in Carlyle

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The California Public Employees' Retirement System (Calpers) plans to sell its entire 4 percent stake in Carlyle Group LP <CG.O> as the U.S. public pension fund plans its exit from the private equity manager after 12 years. Full story

'Winds of Change' Blowing Through JPM's Board: Expert

   "The message here is that JPMorgan's Board "needs to raise its game," said Anne Simpson, CalPERS director for corporate governance, sharing her views on the results of a vote by JPM shareholders favoring Jamie Dimon retaining his dual roles as chairman...

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