Scot Blythe

Expanding risks, expanding risk frameworks

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At the first Risk Management Conference, 20 years ago, there were many things plan sponsors probably weren’t thinking about. Currency, for example, says Marlene Puffer, ...

Employer pension plans saw largest changes in real estate and mortgage investments in Q2, Statistics Canada

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According to Statistics Canada, the market value of assets held by Canadian trusteed pension funds grew 0.6 per cent from the first quarter during the ...

Is inflation coming back?

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While no one can know for certain if inflation is coming bank, David Zanutto, senior investment consultant at Mercer, says that the risks of inflation ...

Hidden in plain sight

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Bond correlations are a “very dull topic,” admits Edouard Senechal, a senior research analyst on the dynamic allocation strategies team at William Blair. And yet, ...

Heading into 2019, geopolitics continue to shadow markets

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Uncertainty on how U.S. and Chinese policies will affect trade, Italy’s budget standoff with the European Commission, worry over Brexit and the U.S. Federal Reserve’s monetary policy all ...

Brexit and beyond — Where to from here?

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The writing was on the wall that if British Prime Minister Theresa May brought her Brexit proposal to a vote on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, ...

Long-Term Stock Exchange hopes to bring together long-term companies and long-term investors

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In a world of volatility, where pension investors are in it for the long haul, could a stock exchange focused on the long term be ...

Fonds de solidarité FTQ to integrate MSCI World Low Carbon ESG Target Screened Index

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As part of an effort to reduce the carbon footprint of its public investments by 25 per cent between now and 2025, the Fonds de solidarité FTQ ...

A different route to risk management

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Although factor investing and smart beta have gained in popularity, the emergence of alternative risk premia points to a critical focus for plan sponsors today: ...

What’s behind the BoC’s latest interest rate choice?

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Household debt and high housing prices are complicating an otherwise fairly rosy picture of the Canadian economy, said Stephen Poloz, governor of the Bank of ...

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