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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 ...

ACPM urging feds to modernize Canadian tax rules for pensions

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In a new white paper, the Association of Canadian Pension Management is urging the federal government to reform the Income Tax Act rules for registered pension plans.  In the ACPM’s view, ...

Caisse’s Sabia warns U.S. China trade rivalry could further split global economy

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The outgoing head of Quebec’s pension fund manager says the U.S.-China trade war threatens to fan protectionism and cleave economies in what amounts to “the defining ...

What headwinds do stocks face going into 2020?

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While public equities appear to be holding steady, at least for the moment, certain longer-term indicators could give institutional investors cause for concern. “Growth is not ...

Getting delegation right at Manitoba’s Teachers’ Retirement Allowances Fund

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Since the Teachers’ Retirement Allowance Fund, which is the defined benefit pension plan for public school teachers and other eligible employees in Manitoba, was introduced ...

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