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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 ...

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: ...

No place to hide

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Take a look at any chart chronicling bond yields over the decades and you’ll see mountain after mountain — valleys and peaks, including one big ...

Winning by Not Losing

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Volatility is the traditional measure of risk, but environmental, social, and governance principles can help identify risks that may not reveal themselves in the volatility ...

How central banks have broken financial markets

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“Knowledge is knowing that tomatoes are fruit — wisdom is knowing that you shouldn’t put them in the fruit salad.” It’s a quote that is ...

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