pensions

How will Boris Johnson as PM affect institutional investors?

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As institutional investors continue to wait for Brexit, will anything change as Boris Johnson becomes prime minister? Mere months ago, the consensus was Britain would most ...

First State Super, VicSuper merger update

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For pension plans, consolidation can come with benefits. And around the world, funds are announcing they’re moving forward with plans to merge. In Canada, members of the United ...

Lessons from 2019’s proxy voting season

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Institutional investors are focusing on board diversity and an increased clarity of communication with their portfolio companies, according to a new report by EY. The report, ...

Markets waiting for clarity on macro uncertainty

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While there are signals that the global economy is slowing down, it doesn’t appear to be quite at recession levels. “That has major investment implications,” said Alec ...

European Central Bank signals possible rate cut

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The European Central Bank joined the U.S. Federal Reserve in saying that more stimulus could be coming soon to support an economy weakening in the ...

A look at carbon as an asset class

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Pension funds invest in forestry, agriculture, oil and gas, but what about carbon? Later this year, a World Carbon Fund will be launching to provide investors ...

Nova Scotia’s PSSP generates 5.33% return for 2018/19

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The Nova Scotia Public Service Superannuation Plan posted a 5.33 per cent return for the 2018/19 fiscal year, with $335 million in total investment income, according ...

FSRA to appoint new technical advisory committees on pension issues

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The Financial Services Regulatory Authority is creating three new technical advisory committees, which will provide advice and feedback to the regulator on pension sector related matters ...

Johnson’s win elevates ‘no deal’ Brexit risks to U.K. economy

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With Boris Johnson confirmed as the next leader of the Conservative Party and British prime minister, the outlook for the British economy has become murkier ...

The Caisse highlights growing concern about SNC-Lavalin

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SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. is slashing its profit forecast for the third time this year as the company’s new chief executive officer veers away from construction ...

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