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ESG: Valuing the intangibles

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Share price dispersion remains prevalent in equity markets, but today’s active managers are having difficulty extracting alpha. They may not be looking in the right ...

Living in the midst of risk: why population shifts are unavoidable

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Risk takes many forms and extends beyond investing. With 25 years in the CIA, David Bridges, now a research analyst at Fidelity Investments, thinks we may ...

Four disruptive trends facing fixed income

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When it comes to disruption, people typically talk about technology and its impact on jobs, society, and the global economy. But disruption is also happening ...

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 ...

A different route to risk management

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Although factor investing and smart beta have gained in popularity, the emergence of alternative risk premia points to a critical focus for plan sponsors today: ...

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