Analysis & Research

How to beat the crowd in factor investing


Can factor investing continue to give investors an edge if everyone’s doing it? Interest in using factors to invest has been on an upward trend and ...

Is gold really a good hedge for inflation?


Since the mid-1970s, gold prices have increased in periods when investors were concerned about future inflation. Currently, gold prices are near highs comparable to January 1980, ...

How do sovereign bonds differ when it comes to ESG?


Environmental, social and governance factors are highly relevant to fixed income investment outcomes, but integration is complicated by the variety of issuers within the asset ...

Canadian model offers lessons for U.S. public pensions: report


In the wake of the pandemic-related market volatility that battered already challenged public sector defined benefit plans in the U.S., a recent paper by New ...

CFOs overconfident on market predictions: paper


Chief financial officers may be over-confident when it comes to investment forecasts, even when they’ve been proven wrong in the past, according to a new ...

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