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IMCO releases 2018 annual report, investment results to be announced by clients

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After starting to manage assets for it’s first two clients in July 2017, the Investment Management Corp. of Ontario has released its 2018 annual ...

Should institutional investors consider a balanced portfolio 2.0?

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While traditionally, balanced portfolios had 60 per cent in stocks and 40 per cent in bonds, about 90 per cent of the risk budget went ...

N.S. teachers’ pension plan funded status on the decline

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The Nova Scotia Teachers’ pension plan posted a net loss in assets for 2018, down to $4.94 billion from $5.11 billion at the end of 2017. On ...

Pooled pension fund managers rebound in 2019

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Pooled pension fund managers bounced back in the first quarter of 2019, posting a median return before management fees of 8.3 per cent, up from ...

Dutch pension fund, FTSE Russell create custom sustainable index

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Amid the growing popularity of incorporating environmental, social and governance factors in investing, a Dutch pension fund is partnering with index-provider FTSE Russell to design ...

Exploring the active nature of target-date funds

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Looks aren’t a solid basis on which to form a long-term relationship and neither is the surface-level appearance of a target-date fund. “In a perfect world, ...

CAAT pension plan holds steady with 2018 return of 0.5%

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After a year of turbulent markets, the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan has released its 2018 annual report, noting assets held steady ...

OPTrust Select welcomes first members

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A year after the OPSEU Pension Trust launched a new plan for nonprofits, it has enrolled its first members. The OPTrust Select was launched with the ...

BoC maintains overnight rate target at 1.75%

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Earlier this week, the Bank of Canada announced it’s maintaining the target for the overnight rate at 1.75 per cent. “As expected, the Bank of Canada ...

Decumulation, cyber security among initiatives in latest CAPSA strategic plan

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The Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities has outlined its priorities for April 2019 to March 2022 in its new strategic plan, which included initiatives ...

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