Options for pension fund investing

Sliding stock markets have fund sponsors considering alternative investment strategies
By John Myrah and Perry Teperson
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/20/2003

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conomic downturn. Terrorism. Enron. War in Iraq. The rupture of the tech bubble. All of these factors have contributed to dismal financial market performance, particularly in equities. Consider the following grim statistics, gathered as of March 31, 2003:

•Canadian equities (S&P/TSX Composite Index) off 41.1 per cent since the August 2000 peak;