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Pension funds increasing in-house asset management: survey

Pension funds increasing in-house asset management: survey

Canada’s pension funds are shifting asset management functions in-house while becoming more strategic about oversight of external managers, according to a new survey from CIBC…

Canada’s DB pension plans post 9.2% return in 2020

Canada’s DB pension plans post 9.2% return in 2020

Despite market uncertainty due to the coronavirus pandemic and a turbulent U.S. presidential election cycle, Canadian defined benefit pension plans ended the year with near…

  • By: Staff
  • February 1, 2021 July 29, 2021
  • 15:00
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What can we expect from fixed-income returns in 2021?

This time last year, the FTSE Canadian universe bond index was yielding a paltry 2.3 per cent and few, if any, anticipated how strong fixed-income…

ESG influencing company strategy, increasing oil market vulnerability: reports

ESG influencing company strategy, increasing oil market vulnerability: reports

Environmental, social and governance factors are continuing to influence company strategy, financing and operating environments in 2021, according to a new report by Fitch Ratings…

  • By: Staff
  • January 22, 2021 April 14, 2021
  • 09:00
CPPIB acquiring U.K. mall after owner fails to find buyer

CPPIB acquiring U.K. mall after owner fails to find buyer

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s credit division is acquiring the Trafford Centre in Britain after the shopping mall’s owner failed to find a buyer.…

How can plan sponsors work out the kinks in paramedical coverage?

Historically, Epcor Utilities Inc. provided employees with $1,000 in annual coverage for each paramedical service, ranging from massage therapists, physiotherapists and chiropractors to speech therapists,…