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Brexit and beyond — Where to from here?

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The writing was on the wall that if British Prime Minister Theresa May brought her Brexit proposal to a vote on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, ...

Long-Term Stock Exchange hopes to bring together long-term companies and long-term investors

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In a world of volatility, where pension investors are in it for the long haul, could a stock exchange focused on the long term be ...

Fonds de solidarité FTQ to integrate MSCI World Low Carbon ESG Target Screened Index

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As part of an effort to reduce the carbon footprint of its public investments by 25 per cent between now and 2025, the Fonds de solidarité FTQ ...

What’s behind the BoC’s latest interest rate choice?

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Household debt and high housing prices are complicating an otherwise fairly rosy picture of the Canadian economy, said Stephen Poloz, governor of the Bank of ...

A shift in mindset: infrastructure disruption

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Faced with technological disruption, plan sponsors may benefit from taking a shorter-term approach to infrastructure investing and focusing on multiple, smaller-scale projects, says Andrew Claerhout, senior ...

Emerging markets showing greater signs of economic stability

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Emerging market equities are expected to show the heftiest returns in 2019, underpinned by a stronger economic background, said William Yun, executive vice-president at Franklin ...

Most institutional investors expect bull market to end, but planning minimal portfolio allocation changes: survey

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While many investors expect the U.S. bull market to end in 2019, some institutional investors are planning changes to their allocation strategy or return assumptions, ...

Via Rail Pension Plan Case Study: Increasing allocations to cash

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Via Rail’s defined benefit plan is maturing, with about 70 per cent of liabilities tied to retirees or deferred members. To adapt to this changing demographic ...

Upcoming Trump-Xi Meetings: What investors should be thinking about

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Later this week, United States President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set to meet at the G20 summit in Argentina. So, what ...

Dividend payments, pension deficits among topics in new government consultation

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The federal government is asking Canadians to weigh in on a consultation paper that tackles issues related to underfunding, insolvency and pension plans. The topics open ...

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