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Monthly update on SPP fund earnings

September 2013 return

SPP posted a return of 1.41 to the balanced fund (BF) and 0.07 to the short-term fund (STF). The year to date return in the BF is 8.74% and in the STF is 0.47%.

Market index returns for September 2013 were:

Index September 2013 return (%)
S&P/TSX Composite (Canadian equities) 1.40
S&P 500 (C$) (US equities) 0.50
MSCI EAFE (C$)
(Non-north American equities)
4.64
DEX Universe Bond (Canadian bonds) 0.52
DEX 91 day T-bill 0.09

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July 2013 return

SPP posted a return of 1.67 to the balanced fund (BF) and 0.07 to the short-term fund (STF). The year to date return in the BF is 7.15% and in the STF is 0.34%.

Market index returns for July 2013 were:

Index July 2013 return (%)
S&P/TSX Composite (Canadian equities) 3.19
S&P 500 (C$) (US equities) 2.41
MSCI EAFE (C$)
(Non-north American equities)
2.59
DEX Universe Bond (Canadian bonds) 0.19
DEX 91 day T-bill 0.10

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June 2013 return

SPP posted a return of -1.13 to the balanced fund (BF) and 0.05 to the short-term fund (STF). The year to date return in the BF is 5.38% and in the STF is 0.27%.

Market index returns for June 2013 were:

Index Jun 2013 return (%)
S&P/TSX Composite (Canadian equities) -3.76
S&P 500 (C$) (US equities) 0.70
MSCI EAFE (C$)
(Non-north American equities)
-1.56
DEX Universe Bond (Canadian bonds) -2.03
DEX 91 day T-bill 0.08

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May 2013 return

SPP posted a return of 1.17 to the balanced fund (BF) and 0.06 to the short-term fund (STF). The year to date return in the BF is 6.59% and in the STF is 0.22%.

Market index returns for May 2013 were:

Index May 2013 return (%)
S&P/TSX Composite (Canadian equities) 1.77
S&P 500 (C$) (US equities) 5.16
MSCI EAFE (C$)
(Non-north American equities)
0.27
DEX Universe Bond (Canadian bonds) -1.46
DEX 91 day T-bill 0.08

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April 2013 return

SPP posted a return of 0.68 to the balanced fund (BF) and 0.05 to the short-term fund (STF). The year to date return in the BF is 5.36% and in the STF is 0.16%.

Market index returns for April 2013 were:

Index Apr 2013 return (%)
S&P/TSX Composite (Canadian equities) -2.07
S&P 500 (C$) (US equities) 0.91
MSCI EAFE (C$)
(Non-north American equities)
4.16
DEX Universe Bond (Canadian bonds) 1.14
DEX 91 day T-bill 0.08

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A comprehensive investment update to the end of the first quarter is available on our website at saskpension.com.

March 2013 return

SPP posted a return of 0.60 to the balanced fund (BF) and 0.037 to the short-term fund (STF). The year to date return in the BF is 4.65% and in the STF is 0.110%.

Market index returns for March 2013 were:

Index Mar 2013 return (%)
S&P/TSX Composite (Canadian equities) -0.19
S&P 500 (C$) (US equities) 2.53
MSCI EAFE (C$)
(Non-north American equities)
-0.37
DEX Universe Bond (Canadian bonds) 0.44
DEX 91 day T-bill 0.07

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February 2013 return

SPP posted a return of 1.78% to the balanced fund (BF) and 0.028% to the short-term fund (STF). The year to date return in the BF is 4.02% and in the STF is 0.073%.

Market index returns for February 2013 were:

Index  Feb 2013 return (%)
S&P/TSX Composite (Canadian equities) 1.26
S&P 500 (C$) (US equities) 4.32
MSCI EAFE (C$)
(Non-north American equities)
1.95
DEX Universe Bond (Canadian bonds) 1.00
DEX 91 day T-bill 0.07

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A comprehensive investment update to the end of the fourth quarter is available on our website at saskpension.com.

January 2013 return

SPP posted a return of 2.20% to the balanced fund (BF) and 0.045% to the short-term fund (STF). The year to date return in the BF is 2.20% and in the STF is 0.045%.

Market index returns for January 2013 were:

Index  Jan 2013 return (%)
S&P/TSX Composite (Canadian equities) 2.25
S&P 500 (C$) (US equities) 5.51
MSCI EAFE (C$)
(Non-north American equities)
5.61
DEX Universe Bond (Canadian bonds) -0.74
DEX 91 day T-bill 0.09

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A comprehensive investment update to the end of the fourth quarter is available on our website at saskpension.com.

December 2012 return

SPP posted a return of 1.22% to the balanced fund (BF) and 0.057% to the short-term fund (STF). The year to date return in the BF is 8.45% and in the STF is 0.52%.

Market index returns for December 2012 were:

Index  Dec 2012 return (%)
S&P/TSX Composite (Canadian equities) 1.95
S&P 500 (C$) (US equities) 1.15
MSCI EAFE (C$)
(Non-north American equities)
3.44
DEX Universe Bond (Canadian bonds) -0.13
DEX 91 day T-bill 0.10

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November 2012 return

SPP posted a return of 0.52% to the balanced fund (BF) and 0.05% to the short-term fund (STF). The year to date return in the BF is 7.15% and in the STF is 0.46%.

Market index returns for November 2012 were:

Index  Nov 2012 return (%)
S&P/TSX Composite (Canadian equities) -1.28
S&P 500 (C$) (US equities) -0.04
MSCI EAFE (C$)
(Non-north American equities)
1.79
DEX Universe Bond (Canadian bonds) 0.62
DEX 91 day T-bill 0.10

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