South Carolina's pension fund investments have generated far less over the past year than hoped, but officials say there's no cause for alarm.
Preliminary numbers from the state's Retirement System Investment Commission show a return on investments of 0.6 percent for the fiscal year ending June 30. The state assumes a 7.5 percent annual return when calculating what it needs to keep the system solvent long-term.
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