Expert Opinion

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 ...

Finding opportunity in hidden bear markets


Global shares, represented by the MSCI world index, ended 2019 at an all-time high. Their robust 9.5 per cent per annum return during the 2010s ...

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