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MSCI signs licensing deal with Hong Kong Futures Exchange

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MSCI Inc. has signed a licensing agreement with the Hong Kong Futures Exchange Ltd. to introduce 37 futures and options contracts in Hong Kong based on a ...

Pension risk-transfer market sees $5.2BN in transactions in 2019: report

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The pension risk-transfer market had another record-breaking year for transactions in 2019, according to Eckler’s latest report. Transactions for the year came to $5.2 billion, with ...

IMCO creating policy research internships at C.D. Howe Institute

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The Investment Management Corp. of Ontario is supporting six paid internships at the C.D. Howe Institute for summer 2020. “The COVID-19 pandemic is creating a challenging ...

Commercial litigation finance demand fuelled by coronavirus

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In legal circles, it has always been thought that crises breed litigation. And while that appears to be the case in the current crisis, it ...

What can institutional investors learn from coronavirus crisis?

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As investors begin to digest the extended ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic, certain investment lessons are emerging. For one, investing globally provided diversification opportunities as different ...

Mercer appoints Canadian and U.S. heads of responsible investing

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Mercer is appointing Monika Freyman as Canadian head of responsible investment and David Fanger in the same role for the U.S. In the roles, Freyman and ...

What does coronavirus mean for institutional investors engaged in aviation leasing?  

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With air traffic expected to drop by almost 50 per cent in 2020, institutional investors that use aircraft leasing as part of their investment strategies ...

CPPIB posts 3.1% gain for fiscal 2020 after difficult final quarter

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board earned a 3.1 per cent net return for its fiscal 2020 year, which ended March 31. Rising to $409.6 billion in ...

Pension de-risking and the coronavirus – what now?

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It’s hard to believe that just recently, people weren’t cutting their own hair or binge-watching Tiger King. At the beginning of the year, defined benefit funding ...

Private equity activity slumps in Q1: report

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With volatility rattling public markets, fundraising for private equity deals took a tumble during the first quarter of 2020, according to a new report by ...

Contex Group Inc.