Expert Opinion

PRI reporting deadline: A race to the finish line in 2020


There is nothing like a deadline to focus the mind. Asset owners and managers who are signatories of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investments have ...

Laying the foundation for real estate investing


As alternative asset classes continue to be a major area of interest for institutional investors, considering the benefits and drawbacks of real estate as an ...

U.S.-China trade relations see short-term calm, but clouds remain for 2021


The recent publication of the U.S.-China trade deal and the final macroeconomic numbers for 2019 should set the stage for healthy economic performance and stronger ...

Pondering the nature of money can pay dividends for investors


As financial professionals we deal with money daily, but few of us have the time to step back and think about what exactly it is ...

Are negative rates coming to Canada?


There has been a lot of buzz about negative interest rates lately, as the idea that you would have to pay governments to borrow your ...

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