Investment strategies for navigating the current market landscape
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Markets and investing

Investment strategies for navigating the current market landscape

webmaster - October 19, 2018

As the investment landscape gets more complicated, defined contribution pension plan members' investment options need to keep up, said Chhad Aul at the 2018 Defined Contribution Investment…

Constructing the glide path to tackle any market environment
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Markets and investing

Constructing the glide path to tackle any market environment

webmaster - October 19, 2018

Ensuring a glide path's asset allocation is correct is really important since it's going to be managing the bulk of positions for so many defined contribution plan…

How Ontario’s pension regulation changes will impact DC plans
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Markets and investing

How Ontario’s pension regulation changes will impact DC plans

webmaster - October 19, 2018

Ontario's pension regulatory landscape has seen a number of recent changes, with many of these affecting defined contribution plan sponsors, according to one expert. Speaking at the…

CPPIB not yet interested in cannabis investments
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CPPIB not yet interested in cannabis investments

webmaster - October 17, 2018

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board says it isn't yet interested in making direct investments in Canada's newly legalized recreational marijuana industry. Michel Leduc, global head of…

Caisse ups stake in Indian solar company
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Caisse ups stake in Indian solar company

webmaster - October 17, 2018

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is increasing its investment in an Indian solar power company to 40 per cent. The Caisse is contributing US$100…

Construction starts on Ivanhoé Cambridge’s California logistics centre
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Construction starts on Ivanhoé Cambridge’s California logistics centre

webmaster - October 15, 2018

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec's real estate investment arm, Ivanhoé Cambridge, along with CapRock Partners, is announcing the start of construction for a Californian…

CPPIB highlights efforts to encourage women on boards in sustainability report
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CPPIB highlights efforts to encourage women on boards in sustainability report

webmaster - October 15, 2018

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is emphasizing the issue of gender composition on investee companies' boards in its latest sustainable investing report. With this fifth area…

Ontario Teachers’ finances waste solutions merger, PSP parcels out stakes in ports
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Markets and investing
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Ontario Teachers’ finances waste solutions merger, PSP parcels out stakes in ports

webmaster - October 12, 2018

Following a recapitalization led by the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan and BC Partners, GFL Environmental Inc. is merging with Waste Industries. The two companies will form an…

Do TDF’s traditional glide paths still make sense in Canada’s retirement landscape?
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Do TDF’s traditional glide paths still make sense in Canada’s retirement landscape?

webmaster - October 12, 2018

The use of target-date funds is on the rise in Canada, with more members of capital accumulation plans being offered the investment option every year. Half of…

Are institutional investors returning to commodities?
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Are institutional investors returning to commodities?

webmaster - October 12, 2018

It was a bumpy ride for commodity prices between 2014 and 2016, a result of their close correlation to the state of the global economy. In particular,…

Global institutional investors agree tech will transform the industry by 2025
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Markets and investing
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Global institutional investors agree tech will transform the industry by 2025

webmaster - October 11, 2018

Almost three-quarters (73 per cent) of global institutional investors expect new technologies to reshape the industry by 2025, according to a new survey by Fidelity Investments Inc.…

Survey finds larger asset managers more likely to dedicate resources to ESG
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Markets and investing
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Survey finds larger asset managers more likely to dedicate resources to ESG

webmaster - October 9, 2018

At 89 per cent, continental Europe has the most asset managers that are signatories of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment, according to a new survey…