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Caisse investing in private credit financing in India

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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is  teaming up with Piramal Asset Management Private Ltd. to form a US$300 million platform to invest ...

Is tech the only equity sector with alpha left?

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If institutional investors want alpha, there’s one sector in particular where they can find it, said Jeremy Yeung, vice-president of portfolio management and portfolio manager ...

U.S.-China trade relations see short-term calm, but clouds remain for 2021

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The recent publication of the U.S.-China trade deal and the final macroeconomic numbers for 2019 should set the stage for healthy economic performance and stronger ...

Caisse helping portfolio company acquire pipeline inspection supplier

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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, alongside private equity firm Novacap, is part of a partnership helping Eddyfi Technologies acquire NDT Global. Headquartered in Dublin, NDT Global ...

What could proposed changes to SEC rules mean for Canadian pensions?

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While it isn’t Canadian, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission certainly has plenty of power to affect assets held by Canadian pension plans. A number of proposed ...

Green, social and sustainability bond issuance expected to spike in 2020: report

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Green, social and sustainability bond issuance is set to jump by 24 per cent in 2020, according to new data from Moody’s Investor Service Inc. Moody’s ...

Should investors keep calm and carry on in the face of the coronavirus?

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China’s markets are reeling from the economic ramifications of the coronavirus. With more foreign institutional investor capital allocated to the region than ever before, investors can ...

Pondering the nature of money can pay dividends for investors

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As financial professionals we deal with money daily, but few of us have the time to step back and think about what exactly it is ...

BCI invests in U.K. investment-analytics software company

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The British Columbia Investment Management Corp. is buying a stake in U.K.-based investment analytics provider ClearMacro Ltd. The company provides analytics tools designed for asset managers and other professional ...

Do ETFs warrant their own trading tools separate from equities?

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Trading volume for exchange-traded funds is rising. And as such, more ETF trades are flowing through trading desks. For ETFs with underlying securities that have different characteristics ...

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