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How the Co-operators Group is making an impact with DC investments

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When it comes to investing member contributions, the Co-operators Group Ltd.’s defined contribution pension doesn’t look like many other Canadian plans. For one, it doesn’t ...

OSC sets out priorities for 2019-20 financial year

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The Ontario Securities Commission has laid out its priorities for 2019-20, which focus on promoting confidence in Ontario’s capital markets and reducing regulatory burden. In terms ...

Back to basics on responsible investing

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When ESG, the catch-all acronym for environmental, social and governance, is discussed, a lot of terms are thrown around. As these issues increasingly play into ...

Meeting with Xi signals Trump’s determination to reach deal, says expert  

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As talks of U.S.-China trade tensions dominate headlines, many investors are keeping a close watch. On June 29, 2019, U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese leader ...

Canadian DB plans maintain solvency in Q2

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Canadian defined benefit pension plans maintained their solvency levels through the second quarter of 2019, according to Mercer’s latest pension health index. The index, which ...

CPPIB sells student housing business to Unite Group

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is selling its student accommodation business Liberty Living to London Stock Exchange-listed Unite Group for about $1.3 billion. The CPPIB ...

CPPIB, OMERS up stake in Indian toll roads, Caisse invests in digital health company

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Indian-based infrastructure conglomerate IndInfravit Trust, whose owners include the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and the infrastructure investment arm of the Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement Plan, is ...

Ontario Teachers’ climate change report outlines low carbon economy transition framework

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The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has released its first climate change report. Written following the recommendations of the Financial Stability Board’s task force on climate-related financial disclosure, ...

A look at a Canadian momentum strategy

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With no actively managed pure Canadian momentum strategies available in Canada according to research by Hillsdale Investment Management Inc., it decided to fill the market ...

Increasing the rate of return for infrastructure investments  

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With many Asian countries in need of private infrastructure investors, one way to make it more attractive to investors is by sharing some of the ...

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