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Canadian DB pension solvency declined in third quarter: surveys

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The solvency positions of Canadian defined benefit pension plans declined slightly in the third quarter of 2019, according to new surveys from Aon and Mercer. Aon’s latest ...

Institutional investors seeing potential in private assets in turbulent landscape

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More than half (52 per cent) of institutional investors said they think a political or world event, such as Brexit, will impact portfolio performance over the ...

Romania, Tanzania see changes in FTSE Russell’s latest country classification review

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Romania will be reclassified from a frontier to a secondary emerging market and Tanzania will become a frontier market, effective September 2020, according to the ...

Can investors get value for money with current active management fee structures?

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Asset managers usually increase their profits by gathering more assets to manage, but doing so isn’t necessarily helping the institutional investors that work with them. “The dominant ...

PSP closes construction loan in D.C., Caisse involved in proposal to increase sustainable travel

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The Public Sector Pension Investment Board is closing the largest private construction loan in Washington D.C. history alongside Hoffman-Madison Waterfront. The loan is for the second phase of ...

China warns U.S. investment curbs would hurt global growth

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China warned the United States against trying to limit investment ties between the two countries, even as the Trump administration contradicted a report that Washington ...

Canadian DB pensions share experiences implementing TCFD recommendations  

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A group of institutional investors, including numerous large Canadian defined benefit pension plans, has released a handbook outlining their experiences implementing the recommendations from the ...

Measuring country specific investment risk in a discordant world

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With pension portfolios continuing to diversify globally, the practical and political decisions made by heads of state matter to institutional investors more than ever. But it’s a ...

Navigating the challenges for women in finance in 2019  

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While challenges still exist for women in finance, many are navigating success in this world in different ways. A panel delved into this topic at the ...

Oxford awards hackathon prizes for disruption in commercial real estate development

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Oxford Properties Group, the real estate investment arm of the Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System, announced the winners of its global hackathon competition, which awarded ...

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