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Navigating the complicated relationship between interest rates, real estate

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The complicated relationship between real estate and interest rates makes it important to know the role different types of properties play in a portfolio and ...

Using an ‘active investing triad’ for outperforming pension returns

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While active managers outperform in some situations and not in others, when using active management, what characteristics can pension plans look for to stay on ...

Junior infrastructure debt holds opportunities for plan sponsors

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To find value in a competitive infrastructure market filled with dry powder, plan sponsors can look beyond equity and senior debt, focusing instead on junior ...

When is a delegated service model right for a pension plan?

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In an increasingly challenging investment and regulatory environment, many pension plans are looking to a new model, delegating key investment management and service activities to ...

A look at the ROM pension plan’s merger with CAAT

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While many pension plan sponsors are moving away from defined benefit plans and favouring more affordable defined contribution structures, a new option for plans is ...

Economist doesn’t think recession is looming

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In a world of volatility, with markets driven by trade wars, Trump tweets and talk of a potential recession on its way, Scotiabank vice-president and ...

Expanding risks, expanding risk frameworks

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At the first Risk Management Conference, 20 years ago, there were many things plan sponsors probably weren’t thinking about. Currency, for example, says Marlene Puffer, ...

Trusteed pension funds’ real estate investments increased in Q2: Stats Can

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According to Statistics Canada, the market value of assets held by Canadian trusteed pension funds grew 0.6 per cent from the first quarter during the ...

Is inflation coming back?

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While no one can know for certain if inflation is coming bank, David Zanutto, senior investment consultant at Mercer, says that the risks of inflation ...

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