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The results are in: a look at the 2019 EU election

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While fringe parties to both the left and right did take several seats away from the centrist parties that comprised the bulk of the European ...

A look at co-investing in residential real estate

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For institutional investors looking to gain equity exposure to residential real estate, it comes along with a host of challenges. The ticket prices for homes ...

Canadian private equity slows while VC heats up

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Compared to the same time last year, 2019’s first quarter saw 72 per cent less allocated to Canadian private equity deals, according to new data from ...

The role of farmland in a pension portfolio

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There are different ways pension funds can think about how farmland fits within their portfolios, says Bernice Miedzinski, president of StarBridge Capital Ltd. For instance, many ...

AIMCo investing in Northern Courier pipeline

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The Alberta Investment Management Corp. is buying an 85 per cent equity stake in the Northern Courier pipeline from TC Energy, formerly known as TransCanada ...

Are tensions between China and the U.S at trade war level yet?

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Last spring, U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted that trade wars are easy to win. Last Friday, however, he tweeted the U.S. and China have really been ...

Canada stands out on alternative asset allocation: survey

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Canadian investors are keen to increase their allocations to alternatives over the next 12 months, according to a new survey by CIBC Mellon. Specifically, 58 per ...

Is alternative data about to hit mainstream investing?

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Though data has been a buzzword in the investment world for years, new and unique types of data have the potential to add value to both quantitative ...

As passive management soars in the U.S., does it make sense for Canadian stocks?

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Passively managed domestic equity funds have essentially equalled their active counterparts in assets under management in the U.S., according to new data from Morningstar. At roughly ...

Institutional investors calling on companies to do more around disability inclusion

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A group of U.S. institutional investors, including public pension funds, representing more than US$1 trillion is calling on investee companies to do more to include ...

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