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U.S. pensions eyeing probability of domestic recession

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U.S. pension plan sponsors see a decent chance of a U.S. recession as a result of the spread of the coronavirus. Indeed, according to recent a ...

The impact of coronavirus on pension funding status, asset mix

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With asset deterioration due to drops in equity markets and a decrease in long-term government bond yields causing an increase in solvency liabilities, pension funds ...

Ontario Teachers’, partner acquire ownership stake in Australian water company

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The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, alongside Morrison & Co. on behalf of the Utilities Trust of Australia, is acquiring the Infrastructure Fund’s ownership stake in ...

Private equity sees robust investment, boosted by buyout funds: report

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Worldwide private equity fundraising hit US$692 billion in 2019, surpassing the asset class’s peak in 2007. Private equity activity trended towards fewer but larger funds seeing commitments ...

Moving beyond a naive definition of value investing

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Stock picking with the right process and the right temperament works. And, contrary to popular claims, value investing is not dead. Those who claim it is ...

HOOPP ready to weather market volatility after strong performance in 2019: CEO

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The Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan reported a strong 2019, posting a 17.14 per cent return for the year and hitting a funded status of 119 per cent on a ...

Recession may be inevitable, but for how long?

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Investors and economists around the world are drastically changing their forecasts as the world enters another week of disruption from the spread of the coronavirus. Indeed, ...

Is the U.S. dollar overvalued?

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The U.S. dollar is overvalued and, if history has any lessons for investors, it’s that the dollar is set for a multi-year fall, according to ...

Keep calm and stick to the plan: OPTrust CIO

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Although the markets are changing quickly due to the impacts of coronavirus, the OPSEU Pension Trust is a long-term investor and its overall investment strategy ...

A look at the practical challenges of meeting target allocations in private markets

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When it comes to private markets, implementing target allocations is easier said than done. At the Canadian Investment Review’s Plan Sponsor Exchange conference in February, a ...

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