pensions

City of Toronto completes final pension plan transfer to OMERS

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The City of Toronto has completed the transfer of its Metropolitan Toronto Pension Plan to the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System. The Metro plan was the last of ...

More than half of Canadians fear not having enough for retirement, says poll

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A Scotiabank retirement survey says more than half of respondents are concerned that financial pressure will force them to re-enter the workplace after they retire. The poll ...

Big data, technology changing the nature of investment HR

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With a rise in big data and artificial intelligence, institutional investors are starting to look for staff with different skills. Much of the success in the ...

TD Asset Management launches new global real estate fund for institutional investors

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TD Asset Management Inc. is launching a new fund to meet the needs of institutional investors looking for exposure to global real estate markets. The fund, ...

OMERS investing in German internet infrastructure, PSP in cloud security platform

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The infrastructure arm of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System and the EQT Infrastructure IV fund are jointly purchasing German fibre technology company Deutsche Glasfaser Holding. Deutsche Glasfaser ...

DC pension assets beating out DB in largest markets: report

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For the first time, defined contribution plan assets are exceeding defined benefit holdings across the world’s six largest pension markets, according to new report by Willis ...

OPTrust, partners enters leasing transaction for Google in Toronto

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As part of a group of investors, the OPSEU Pension Trust is entering into a long-term leasing transaction with Google. The agreement will see the technology company ...

North American stock markets set record highs after China cuts tariffs in half

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North American stock markets marched to record highs Thursday on dissipating virus risks and China saying it would cut tariffs on U.S. imports in half. After ...

Canadian VC activity continues to rise: report

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Canadian venture capital funding continues to rise for the third year in a row, according a report from MoneyTree Canada Over the course of 469 deals ...

What do cancer research and predicting treasury yields have in common?

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Historically, the expertise and tools required in cancer research had little, if nothing, to do with the skills and tools used in quantitative finance. But ...

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