As the nation's largest public pension fund with assets totaling $277.2 billion as of October 31, 2013, CalPERS investments span domestic and international markets.
The CalPERS Board of Administration has investment authority and sole fiduciary responsibility for the management of CalPERS assets. With the Board's guidance, the CalPERS Investment Committee and Investment Office carry out the daily activities of the investment program.
CalPERS has generated strong long-term returns by effectively managing investments to achieve the highest possible return at an acceptable level of risk. The CalPERS portfolio is diversified into several asset classes, so any weaknesses in one area are offset by gains in another. The Board follows a strategic asset allocation policy that targets the percentage of funds invested in each asset class.
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