Events

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 ...

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 ...

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