Analysis & Research

Is index investing truly passive?


In a recent working paper, University of Toronto assistant professor Adriana Robertson takes a deep dive into the world of index investing and argues that ...

Most Canadian institutional investors engaging in ESG issues: survey


The vast majority (91 per cent) of Canadian institutional investors have adjusted their voting and engagement policies to focus more on environmental, social and governance ...

Is herd behaviour influencing strategic asset allocation?


When pension funds share key players, like asset managers, actuaries and trustees, do they flock to the same asset allocation regardless of differences in liabilities? In ...

Increasing demand for ESG in Fixed Income


Considering environmental, social and governance factors has traditionally been associated with equities, but demand for ESG in fixed income is starting to outstrip the supply ...

Canadian pensions have healthy liquidity despite alternative investments: report


Increasing exposure to less liquid, alternative assets like infrastructure, real estate and private equity hasn’t created difficulty for Canadian pensions in repaying creditors, according to a ...

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