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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 ...

Understanding and managing risks in private market portfolios

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As private markets continue to make up a large portion of pension plans’ portfolios, they can’t ignore the risk management of these assets. One issue to ...

Getting the most from a corporate bond portfolio

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Canadian pension plans have increased their demand for long corporate bonds, but high demand and low yields combined with a relatively small marketplace in Canada ...

How York University’s pension plan is avoiding groupthink

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Over the years, the York University pension plan has performed well by all objective measures and made major changes to its asset allocation. Speaking at the ...

The changing nature of corporate governance

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It’s been long understood that asset owners are driving changing behaviours in corporate governance, said Donna Anderson, head of corporate governance in the U.S. equity ...

Turning thought into action to strengthen Canada’s retirement income system

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With Canada ranking only ninth out of 37 countries on the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index, more can be done to move it up the ...

How AIMCo is building a scalable artificial intelligence program

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While many organizations are grappling with how to incorporate artificial intelligence into their investment or back-office processes, the Alberta Investment Management Corp. has found a ...

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