Options for pension fund investingSliding stock markets have fund sponsors considering alternative investment strategiesBy John Myrah and Perry Teperson05/19/2003|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/20/2003 Economic 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; To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.