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FSRA to appoint new technical advisory committees on pension issues

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The Financial Services Regulatory Authority is creating three new technical advisory committees, which will provide advice and feedback to the regulator on pension sector related matters ...

Johnson’s win elevates ‘no deal’ Brexit risks to U.K. economy

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With Boris Johnson confirmed as the next leader of the Conservative Party and British prime minister, the outlook for the British economy has become murkier ...

The Caisse highlights growing concern about SNC-Lavalin

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SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. is slashing its profit forecast for the third time this year as the company’s new chief executive officer veers away from construction ...

Morneau Shepell names VP and practice leader, asset and risk management

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Morneau Shepell Ltd. has appointed Mazen Shakeel as vice-president and practice leader for asset and risk management, effective July 2019. In the new role, he’ll assist plan sponsors ...

Are institutional portfolios prepared for the next market tumble?

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Institutional portfolios have been tilted towards growth assets as they’ve reached for higher returns during the bull market of the last decade. But as the business ...

Key considerations for investors seeking alpha through active strategies

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In the age old question of whether passive or active investing is the best course, a new paper from Mercer proposed a simple answer: it ...

Caisse, partner adding $200 million to McInnis Cement refinancing

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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Beaudier Inc. are among a group providing $500 million in private capital refinancing to Quebec-based McInnis Cement. Alongside ...

Geopolitics becoming a primary market driver for institutional investors

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Global protectionism appears to be here for the long haul. While investors may not want to start playing defence just yet, it might be time ...

Five things to consider when hiring (or firing) a portfolio manager

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Historically pension funds and other investors have tended to select investment managers based on their recent investment performance. This can lead to a pension fund ...

Half of companies in carbon-intensive sectors aren’t considering climate risk: report

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Nearly half (46 per cent) of the world’s highest-emitting publicly listed companies aren’t adequately considering climate risk in their operational decision-making, according to a new report. Conducted ...

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