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Canada maintains No. 8 global ranking for retiree well-being: report

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For the second year in a row, Canada ranked No. 8 among developed nations for retiree well-being, according to Natixis Investment Managers’ annual global retirement ...

Canadian pension plans sign new investor statement on diversity and inclusion

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Canadian institutional investors representing more than $2.3 trillion in assets under management have signed a new statement on diversity and inclusion. The list of signatories on ...

CPPIB to take 24% stake in global digital, IT company

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is committing US$300 million to take an approximate 24 per cent stake in Virtusa Corp., a global digital and information technology services company. The ...

Most Canadians would choose greater retirement security over more money now: survey

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Three-quarters (74 per cent) of Canadians said they’d accept a slightly lower salary in exchange for a better — or any — pension plan, according ...

CPPIB formally sets out ESG expectations for portfolio companies

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has formally outlined its expectations for portfolio companies when it comes to environmental, social and governance issues in a ...

Do Taiwan’s cuts to public sector pensions offer lessons for Canada?

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Faced with ballooning and unsustainable public pension liabilities, Taiwan’s government was forced to make a tough decision. In 2017, the country’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party ...

Ontario Teachers’ Jennifer Newman elected to IIROC board

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Several members were either elected or re-elected to the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada’s board of directors last week. Among the newly elected members is Jennifer Newman, senior ...

CFA Institute examining how financial sector can help mitigate climate change

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The Chartered Financial Analyst Institute is looking to more deeply examine the financial industry’s role in mitigating climate change. In a new report, the CFA Institute ...

FTSE Russell set to add Chinese government bonds to world government bond index

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Chinese government bonds are set to be included in the FTSE Russell world government bond index. The changes came off the back of the index provider’s ...

Is gold really a good hedge for inflation?

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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, ...

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