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Telus Communications shares journey moving from DB to DC pensions

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Since Telus Communication Inc.’s journey from defined benefit pension plans to defined contribution began in 1996, it’s come a long way, but it’s far from over. During ...

European Central Bank unveils new help for economy

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The European Central Bank on Thursday delivered a new blast of monetary stimulus to help the economy in the face of uncertainties like the U.S.-China ...

Ferrovial appeals decision on sale of stake in 407 toll highway to CPPIB

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Spanish multinational Ferrovial S.A. is appealing an Ontario Superior Court decision that cleared the way for SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. to proceed with the $3.25-billion sale ...

CPPIB to open San Francisco office, hires head of VC funds

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is opening an office in San Francisco. The new location is the CPPIB’s second U.S. office, after New York City, and its ninth worldwide. “One of ...

Brian Gibson appointed new chair of IMCO board

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The provincial government has appointed Brian Gibson as the new chair of the Investment Management Corporation of Ontario’s board of directors effective immediately, replacing David Leith. Currently, ...

How does investing in Poland look from the top-down and bottom-up?

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After years of dramatic post-Soviet growth, Poland is a major contender within the global marketplace. Yet, it’s a mixed bag for institutional investors, who are ...

Climate experts offer insight to boards, pensions

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Amid growing concern about the financial risks of climate change, a pair of Canadian law professors is launching an effort to help corporate directors and ...

Caisse teaming up with Samsung Securities on infrastructure investments

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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Samsung Securities Ltd. are signing a memorandum of understanding for joint investments. The pension fund and the South ...

Bank of Canada holds interest rate as it takes stock of trade war impacts

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The Bank of Canada is holding steady on interest rates as it gauges the extent of the damage that deepening trade conflicts have had on ...

World’s largest pension funds’ AUM decreased in 2018  

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After increasing by 15.1 per cent in 2017, the assets under management of the world’s 300 largest pension funds fell by 0.4 per cent in ...

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