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Taking a calculated approach to change at the University of Victoria pension plans

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The University of Victoria has two pension plans and although each plan has taken a distinct approach to managing its assets, conducting prudent analysis, considering governance ...

Accessing emerging economies via developed markets

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In a world where opportunities in emerging markets are limited, pension plans can look to access underlying emerging economies rather than the publicly traded markets ...

Is USMCA dead in the water?

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While Canada and the U.S. used to be best friends, that friendship is now on rocky ground, said Bruce Heyman, former U.S. ambassador to Canada ...

Back to basics on private credit

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Canadian institutional investors are taking on more private credit, both as a replacement for equity, as well as a tool to enhance their fixed-income allocations, ...

Local lessons: a Texas plan’s outlook on investments

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In a market environment where finding returns is tough, the Employees Retirement System of Texas turned to emerging markets and alternatives to provide the pension ...

Technology and talent working in tandem

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Over the past several years, companies have focused on cost-cutting, but the scope to do this has been declining. At the same time, productivity growth ...

OMERS Ventures talks innovation

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The Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System is a direct investor across all its asset classes; however, as it continued to get bigger, it was missing ...

A look at macro trends driving DB pension investment strategies

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It’s too early in the rise of populism to determine whether it will turn out to be a secular or a cyclical trend, according to John ...

Populism here to stay, economy already feeling the consequences

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Rewind to 2017. It was a very unusual year, with global growth receiving a boost from a combination of ultra-supportive financial conditions, a temporary boom ...

Taking the North American economy’s temperature

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For those worried the cycle is about the turn, it’s important to consider that there is no established length for a market cycle, said Avery ...

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