pensions

CSS pension plan enters into longevity insurance agreement

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The Co-operative Superannuation Society Pension Plan is making a deal with the Co-operators Group Ltd. on a longevity insurance agreement to protect its annuity offering. “CSS is ...

How do third-party advisors impact DC pension plan performance?

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In the world of defined contribution pensions, a plan’s investment menu is important because members’ choices are constrained by the funds that are available. And, ...

BCI investing in purified drinking water dispensers

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The British Columbia Investment Management Corp. is acquiring a significant minority stake in Waterlogic, a company that designs, manufactures, distributes and services purified drinking water ...

Survey of business economists finds slight rise in optimism

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U.S. business economists are slightly more optimistic about economic growth than they were three months ago, and most foresee sales at their companies remaining solid. Those ...

Private equity firms want to add younger, more diverse hires to staff: survey

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Private equity firms appear to be having a tough time attracting younger talent to their teams and an even tougher time getting that talent to ...

FTSE Russell expands climate risk-adjusted government bond index series

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Index-provider FTSE Russell is launching the first government bond index of countries in the economic and monetary union of the European Union that adjusts country ...

Technology, consumers driving emerging market equities

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In the past, Canadian investors may have seen emerging market indices as too heavy on materials and energy companies, which are also well-represented in North ...

PSP Investments acquiring Copenhagen real estate

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The Public Sector Pension Investment Board, along with Aviva Investors, is buying Galleri K, a real estate asset in Copenhagen, Denmark. The four-story building, which includes ...

2019 a strong year for pension managers’ pooled funds: Morneau Shepell

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Pension funds ended 2019 on a strong note, with diversified pooled fund managers posting a median return of 2.6 per cent before management fees in ...

How a coronavirus epidemic in China could ripple through the global economy

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An international outbreak of respiratory illness sparked by a novel coronavirus has spread from its origins in central China to at least 11 countries, with ...

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