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Transitioning to new normal of remote meetings without compromising governance

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Digital is the new normal for committee and board meetings, so people must get used to it, says Rahul Bhardwaj, president and chief executive officer, ...

Canadian equities were worst hit asset type for fund managers in Q1, report says

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Canadian equities were the worst performing traditional asset category in the first quarter, according to a report that sizes up the financial impact of the novel ...

A 20-year treasury bond; part of $2.99 trillion borrowing

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The U.S. Treasury Department is detailing how it plans to borrow a record-breaking $2.99 trillion in debt this quarter, which will include issuing a 20-year ...

China is on the road to recovery

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China’s economy was the first to suffer the consequences of fighting the novel coronavirus and is the first on the road to recovery. If it ...

Ontario Teachers’ expanding relationship with Wellington to tackle climate risk

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The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is expanding its strategic relationship with Wellington Management Co. to better integrate climate science research into its investments. Wellington and the Ontario Teachers’ ...

Interest in DBplus and OPTrust Select remains amid coronavirus crisis

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The coronavirus crisis is putting new stresses on businesses as they grapple with cash flow and business continuity, but even amid such uncertainty, some employers ...

BCI, PSP Investments and CPPIB participate in deal to form new internet service provider

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Searchlight Capital Partners, along with several Canadian pension investors, is acquiring the U.S. Northwest operations and assets of internet and telephone services provider, Frontier Communications, and ...

AIMCo calls reports of losses on volatility strategy ‘dramatically’ overstated

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Recent reports of significant investment losses on the part of the Alberta Investment Management Corp. are overblown, according to chief executive officer Kevin Uebelein. In recent weeks, ...

Valuation uncertainty, not liquidity, driver behind real estate fund suspensions  

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During the global financial crisis, certain real estate funds were suspended because of liquidity constraints, but during the coronavirus downturn, it’s valuation uncertainty that’s causing ...

Morneau names Tiff Macklem new Bank of Canada governor

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Tiff Macklem, a former second-in-command at the Bank of Canada, is returning to the central bank to take over the top job at a moment ...

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