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Are politicians’ attempts to de-globalize affecting institutional investors?

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As active attempts to dismantle globalization are disrupting businesses already using tools to push growth and profitability forward, institutional investors need to remain vigilant after a ...

Caisse investing in data centre operator, telecom infrastructure  

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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, alongside Fengate Asset Management, is investing in eStruxture Data Centers. The Quebec-based data centre operator currently has five ...

Court clears path for SNC Lavalin to close sale of stake in Hwy. 407

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SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. says an Ontario judge has cleared it to proceed with the $3.25-billion sale of a stake the 407 toll highway, paving the ...

Ontario Teachers’ investing in Indian infrastructure, East Asian cruise line

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The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and Australian superannuation fund AustralianSuper are investing up to US$1 billion each in the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund of India’s ...

Technology key to future success of asset managers: report

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Following a rough year for markets in 2018, asset managers have their work cut out for them if they want to attract and retain clients ...

More than half of hedge fund managers still not considering ESG: survey

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Only 41 per cent of hedge fund managers are considering environmental, social and governance factors in their allocation decisions, according to a new survey by ...

The Caisse returns 6.1% in first half of 2019

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In the first half of 2019, the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec has earned an average return on depositors’ funds of 6.1 per cent, ...

Canadian VC deals on the decline in first half of 2019

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The number of Canadian venture capital deals declined in the first half of 2019, according to research from PwC Canada. The total amount raised by Canadian ...

Fed chief struggles to manage a wild card: Trump trade wars

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After the Federal Reserve cut interest rates Wednesday for the first time in a decade, Chairman Jerome Powell made a striking acknowledgement: In the Trump era, ...

China taking further steps to open up to foreign institutional investors

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The People’s Bank of China announced that it’s opening up its financial markets to foreign investors in several new and quite granular ways. Among the developments, ...

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