Japan GPIF may consider governance in stock investments

April 2, 2015 4:30 AM

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TOKYO, April 2 (Reuters) - Japan's trillion-dollar public pension fund said on Thursday that, aside from looking at investor returns, it could consider factors like corporate governance, when deciding on stock investments.

The Government Pension Investment Fund, the world's biggest pension fund, decided in October to double the allocation for share holdings in its 137 trillion yen ($1.1 trillion) portfolio, while slashing investments in low-yielding government bonds, in line with a push from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ...

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