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Increasing demand for ESG in Fixed Income

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Considering environmental, social and governance factors has traditionally been associated with equities, but demand for ESG in fixed income is starting to outstrip the supply ...

Canadian pensions have healthy liquidity despite alternative investments: report

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Increasing exposure to less liquid, alternative assets like infrastructure, real estate and private equity hasn’t created difficulty for Canadian pensions in repaying creditors, according to a ...

Do changes in companies’ ESG profiles influence stock prices?

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When looking for equity investments, how do changes in a company’s environmental, social and governance profile impact its stock price? This month, MSCI released a report ...

When it comes to DB plans, what do members want to know?

In the midst of financial literacy month, what does member education look like in a defined benefit world where members don’t have to actively make ...

Fixed income opportunities in the current interest rate environment

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Will the environment of rising rates continue? And if so, over what period? And where can long-term investors find opportunities? Canadian Investment Review asked Robert Spector, ...

Institutional investors and private credit

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Seventy per cent of all private credit committed capital comes from institutional investors, says a recent report, Financing the Economy 2018, released by the Alternative ...

Italy, equities and the European Commission’s autumn economic forecast

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On Thursday November 8, the European Commission published its 2018 Autumn Economic forecast, predicting that in 2019 Italy’s deficit will increase to 2.9 per cent ...

A relatively flat quarter for the CPP Fund

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board announced that the CPP Fund ended its second quarter of fiscal 2019 (September 30, 2018), with a $1.7 billion ...

Certainty or volatility? U.S. midterm results

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With the Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives in the midterm elections, Angus Sippe, portfolio manager at Schroders shares his views on what the ...

Combining big data and ESG ratings to find alpha

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In 2018, there have been over 250,000 unique English articles focused on ESG issues across 8,000 companies according to data from TruValue Labs. But how ...

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