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Randolph Cohen

Understanding liquid private equity investment strategies

It’s likely that investors seeking the potential higher returns and the lower downside risks of private equity in their diversified portfolios already know that, historically,…

  • May 6, 2021 May 12, 2021
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  • 2021-05-06
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Chris Horwood

When the bubble bursts, what you don’t own will make all the difference

Sir John Templeton once said, “Bull markets are born on pessimism, grow on skepticism, mature on optimism and die on euphoria.” He was describing the…

  • April 13, 2021 May 4, 2021
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  • 2021-04-13

It’s time to revolutionize how investment firms are paid

Investment management is an unusual business in that it doesn’t typically offer customers their money back if they’re unsatisfied with the product or service. This…

  • January 6, 2021 April 14, 2021
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Looking beyond the U.S. for quality fundamentals at the right price

US equities have dominated their global peers over the past decade. As of 30 June, the S&P 500 had returned 14.5 per cent per annum…

  • August 10, 2020 December 6, 2020
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Extreme uncertainty produces extreme opportunities

The novel coronavirus pandemic has been an enormous human tragedy and its ultimate impact on the global economy remains impossible to predict. For many companies,…

  • May 13, 2020 December 6, 2020
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Gerry Wahl

Why decumulation is a challenge for CAPs          

While decumulation is a critical aspect of retirement, in my opinion, it doesn't attract enough attention. Decumulation is the process of drawing down a capital…

  • April 6, 2021 April 6, 2021
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  • 2021-04-06

Understanding CAP management fees

Why fee reviews are an important step for plan sponsors

  • October 29, 2018 January 13, 2021
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Understanding CPP’s shortcomings

How the benefit shrinks with age and what that means for retirement security

  • October 18, 2018 January 13, 2021
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Fees and fiduciary risk

Sponsors need to understand their responsibilities to minimize potential litigation.

  • September 18, 2018 January 13, 2021
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Catherine Heath

How should investors interpret the recent rise in interest rates?

United States 10-year bond yields have risen substantially from their lows of 0.50 per cent last summer, hitting 1.6 per cent by late February. Canadian…

  • March 18, 2021 April 24, 2021
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  • 2021-03-18

The green shoots of Canada’s green bond market

Canada’s green bond market has been growing, but investors would benefit from digging a little deeper to ensure what they’re buying is in fact green…

  • August 19, 2020 February 5, 2021
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Managing fixed income liquidity issues caused by the coronavirus crash

When the coronavirus prompted a collapse in both economic activity and equity markets in March, it put an end to the longest bull market in…

  • April 16, 2020 December 13, 2020
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Are negative rates coming to Canada?

There has been a lot of buzz about negative interest rates lately, as the idea that you would have to pay governments to borrow your…

  • January 23, 2020 December 13, 2020
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Andy Rothman

Biden and China: Building back better?

Biden and China: Building back better?

Putting U.S.–China relations back on a constructive path will be one of the top foreign policy challenges facing the Biden administration in 2021. I expect…

  • December 31, 2020 February 5, 2021
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  • 2020-12-31

Four trends to watch in China through the recovery

In China, keeping the novel coronavirus under control is key to maintaining the economic recovery, and there are reasons to be optimistic, despite a breakdown…

  • September 8, 2020 December 6, 2020
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Is China’s economic recovery sustainable?

China’s V-shaped economic recovery continued for a fourth consecutive month in June, led by strong domestic demand. And if the novel coronavirus remains under control,…

  • August 12, 2020 December 6, 2020
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China is on the road to recovery

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…

  • May 6, 2020 December 6, 2020
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