25th Anniversary Global Invesment Conference

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MSCI boosts China A shares as planned in semi-annual index review

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In its November, semi-annual index review, MSCI Inc., implemented the third increase in a series of planned increases to China A shares within its emerging ...

Concordia University Foundation to divest from coal, oil and gas, move to 100% sustainable investments by 2025

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Concordia University’s Foundation is divesting from coal, oil and gas within five years and will become the first university foundation in Quebec to target 100 ...

Caisse boosts stake in Indian solar producer, CPPIB forms joint venture on Brazilian residential real estate

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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is investing a further US$75 million in Azure Power Global Ltd., an independent solar power developer in India. Once the ...

Navigating a slow growth market environment

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Navigating a world of low government bond yields and long-term expected returns on other asset classes is a major challenge for investors. The yield on ...

Schwartz talks value investing, current market challenges for private equity

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Since Gerald Schwartz founded Onex Corp. in 1984, both his firm and the private equity industry have come a long way, with the size of ...

CPPIB sustainability report highlights increased renewable energy investments, board diversity efforts

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has dramatically increased its investments in renewable energy companies, from $30 million in 2016 to $3 billion as of ...

Alberta will study already ‘compelling case’ for its exit from CPP: Kenney

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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says there’s a “compelling case” to be made for his province to exit the half-century-old Canada Pension Plan, an idea sure ...

OMERS leading $227-million funding for AI company

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The Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System, through OMERS Growth Equity, is leading a $227 million Series-F funding round for intelligent and predictive search technologies provider Coveo. Founded ...

Are liquid alternative ETFs the next frontier for institutional investors?

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New research from Greenwich Associates has found that institutional players have allocated US$47 billion to liquid alternative exchange traded funds, comprising a fair chunk of their ...

Do lower carbon portfolios really perform better? 

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Some have suggested there could be a return premium to lowering the carbon intensity of a portfolio. By constructing low carbon strategies called decarbonization factors, which ...

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