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Caisse, partner adding $200 million to McInnis Cement refinancing

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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Beaudier Inc. are among a group providing $500 million in private capital refinancing to Quebec-based McInnis Cement. Alongside ...

Geopolitics becoming a primary market driver for institutional investors

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Global protectionism appears to be here for the long haul. While investors may not want to start playing defence just yet, it might be time ...

Half of companies in carbon-intensive sectors aren’t considering climate risk: report

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Nearly half (46 per cent) of the world’s highest-emitting publicly listed companies aren’t adequately considering climate risk in their operational decision-making, according to a new report. Conducted ...

A longer-term approach to private equity

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BlackRock Inc. is shaking up the private equity industry with a new longer-term approach to the asset class. In April, the firm announced it was ready ...

T. Rowe Price hires new vice-president of institutional sales

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The Canadian branch of T. Rowe Price Inc. has appointed Jonathan Flegg as its new vice-president of institutional sales. Based in Toronto, Flegg’s role will involve providing sales ...

U.S. likely to avoid recession but data remains weak: outlook

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Central banks seem to be changing their tunes, with the Federal Reserve expected to cut rates twice before the year is out, according to Manulife ...

U.S.-dollar Asian bonds growing in market share

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U.S.-denominated Asian bonds have reached US$1.1 trillion in outstanding bonds and now rank alongside U.S. high yield and bank loans, according to an Invesco Canada ...

A look at DC pension trends in the U.S.

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Whether operating in Canada or the United States, defined contribution plan sponsors are facing the same challenges around demographics, plan design and their employees’ retirement ...

FTSE Russell launching climate change index for sovereign bonds

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FTSE Russell is launching a government bond index that weighs countries’ preparedness and resilience to climate change risk. A spin-off of the FTSE world government bond ...

How is fixed income faring amid renewed market volatility?

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With renewed volatility prompting money managers back on their toes, equity markets have been leading investment industry discussions over the past few quarters. Against this backdrop, ...

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