Stumbling Stocks Result in $51 Billion Loss for World’s Biggest Pension Fund

With losses exacerbated by unfavorable currency moves and a foray into equity markets, the world’s biggest pension fund posted the worst annual performance since the global financial crisis. The retirement manager said on Friday in Tokyo that 5.3 trillion yen ($51 billion) or 3.8 percent was lost by Japan’s $1.3 trillion Government Pension Investment Fund…