Canadian equities

Institutional investors agree profits can’t be top concern for companies: survey

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The majority of Canadian institutional investors say they don’t think shareholders should take precedent over all other stakeholders, including employees, at a given company, according to a ...

CPPIB investing through India infrastructure fund

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is investing up to US$600 million through India’s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund’s master fund. The agreement commits the CPPIB to investing ...

Bank of Canada deputy governor Timothy Lane says Canadian economy resilient

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The Canadian economy remains resilient despite the global uncertainty caused by the trade war between the United States and China, a senior Bank of Canada official ...

When does active management make sense for large pension funds?

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For many passive investors, the belief in efficient markets is core. But how efficient are markets at different parts of the capitalization spectrum? A new paper ...

PSP buying permanent water rights in Australian orchards

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 The Public Sector Pension Investment Board is buying 89,085 megalitres of permanent water rights from Olam Orchards Australia Pty Ltd. for a total of A$490 ...

Global institutional investors sober as markets rally: survey

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Despite continued strong markets, global institutional investors are apprehensive about what 2020 has in store, with more than half of survey respondents saying they think ...

Several Canadian institutional investors committing to fintech venture fund

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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board are among several institutional investors committing $427 million in the ...

Connecticut treasurer overseeing $37b in public pension funds aims to divest gun stock

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Connecticut state Treasurer Shawn Wooden, who oversees $37 billion in public pension funds, will announce Tuesday plans to reallocate $30 million worth of shares in ...

Lagarde: Eurozone growth is weak, stimulus working

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New European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde said Monday that economic growth “remains weak” in the 19 countries that use the euro but gave no ...

Study finds Canadian home bias in equities hurting pension plans

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While it’s generally known Canadian pension plans have a home country bias when it comes to fixed income, a new study by FTSE Russell ...

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