pensions

AIMCo board undertaking third-party review of volatility trading strategy

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The Alberta Investment Management Corp.’s board of directors released a statement outlining its response to poor performance from its volatility trading strategy. In the wake of the coronavirus ...

MSCI releases new indexes focused on disruptive innovations

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The MSCI Inc. is launching a new set of indexes focusing on disruptive innovation, building on the index provider’s megatrend index suite. The new indexes will focus ...

Charting a new course at the Air Canada pension plans

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In 2009, when Vincent Morin walked through the doors of Air Canada as the vice-president of asset allocation and strategy for its investment division, he ...

Bank of Canada report warns of business, household debt from coronavirus

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Financial markets are showing signs of concern about how well companies can weather the coronavirus economic crisis, the Bank of Canada said in a report outlining issues the pandemic ...

IMCO focusing on liquidity, cost-efficiency amid coronavirus crisis

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The extent of fiscal and monetary intervention in the economy in response to the coronavirus crisis is likely to lead to deficits unlike anything seen ...

Active ownership matters now more than ever amid coronavirus crisis

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At a time of uncertainty caused by the coronavirus crisis, active ownership is more important than ever, says Kevin Thomas, chief executive officer of the ...

Why pension funds should have boots on the ground globally

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The world may be more digital than ever, but a physical presence can still sometimes make the difference between success and failure for pension plans For ...

What’s next for monetary policy on other side of coronavirus crisis?

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Monetary and fiscal policy-makers around the world are taking different approaches to tackling the current economic crisis, but their actions today will pose challenges down ...

Extreme uncertainty produces extreme opportunities

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The novel coronavirus pandemic has been an enormous human tragedy and its ultimate impact on the global economy remains impossible to predict. For many companies, ...

OPTrust highlights green bonds, sustainable investment team in responsible investing report

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The OPSEU Pension Trust has released a responsible investing report, highlighting a number of  sustainability initiatives it has undertaken in the past year. In 2019, the ...

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