Coronavirus

Coverage of COVID-19 and its impact on pensions and investments

Biden will bring market stability as sun sets on Trump era: investors

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With President-elect Joe Biden officially becoming the 46th U.S. president today, institutional investors are preparing for a return to traditional governance and increased market stability. While markets ...

Coronavirus to reshape mid-market private equity dynamics in year ahead

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The year 2020 tested the mettle of entrepreneurs and small business owners like none other in recent history. And private equity firms operating in the ...

How lessons from one crisis helped HOOPP tackle another

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The Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan’s struggles when the dot-com bubble burst planted the seeds for the liability-driven investing strategy it’s so well known for ...

DB pensions staring down paltry bond returns heading into 2021

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Central banks slowing their quantitative easing policies and economic improvements off the back of wide-scale vaccination efforts should both provide bond yields with a modest ...

Institutional investing in 2020: a year in review

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We won’t soon forget 2020. This tumultuous year was characterized by a global pandemic, lockdowns around the world, spiking unemployment levels and business failures. Increasing political ...

Vaccines providing an injection of hope for institutional investors for 2021

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While there’s still a period of uncertainty ahead, the deployment of coronavirus vaccines is already having a positive effect on markets, according to a webinar ...

Corby, Hiram Walker entering $176-million group annuity buy-in

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Corby Spirit and Wine Ltd. and Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd. are de-risking with a $176-million group annuity buy-in amidst volatile markets caused by the ...

Institutional investors turning to equities, global markets in 2021

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Institutional investors are focusing on equities and global markets as the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic continue in Canada, according to a webinar hosted ...

Pension funds playing defence amid coronavirus crisis

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Despite several bumps in the decade since the 2008/09 financial crisis, the swift and brutal crash in global equity prices when the coronavirus was declared ...

Opportunities for institutional investors from the energy transition

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Along with big risks comes the need for solutions and companies that provide those solutions, said Edward Lees, co-lead and portfolio manager at BNP Paribas ...

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