Analysis & Research

How resilient were bond funds in the face of coronavirus?

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Market turmoil caused by the coronavirus served as a real-life test for bond funds and their liquidity, according to a new paper from the Bank ...

Where did institutional equity investors turn in coronavirus crash?

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During the coronavirus market crash, U.S. stocks with higher institutional ownership experienced worse performance, especially those held by active, short-term and domestic institutions, according to a recent ...

Is there a sweet spot for risk limits?

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Looking at public equity market charts for the year so far, many form a V-shape. In these V-shaped situations of rapid decline followed almost immediately by ...

Yes, Canadian pension plans really do outperform their global peers: study

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Canadian pension plans outperform their international peers when it comes to asset performance and liability hedging. According to a new paper from researchers at McGill University and CEM ...

Are hedge fund activists value creators or just good stock pickers?

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Hedge fund activism is associated with higher short- and long-term returns, but is this because activists are value creators? Or are they just good stock ...

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