GPIF President Takahiro Mitani

GPIF President Takahiro Mitani

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Government Pension Investment Fund President Takahiro Mitani said the fund, which took over management of government employees’ retirement savings when it was set up, returned to profit in the three months ended Dec. 31 from a 1.4 percent loss in the first six months of the fiscal year.