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Catherine Heath

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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
  • 09:08
  • 2020-08-19

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
  • 07:25

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
  • 08:51
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Canadian Investment Review Experts

Chris Horwood

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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 February 5, 2021
  • 10:12
  • 2021-01-06

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
  • 07:52

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
  • 09:26

Sounding Board: Low volatility doesn’t mean low risk

Bonds have traditionally been a reliable source of low-risk returns. For the moment, central banks have changed that relationship, yet many investors still need predictable,…

  • December 12, 2016 September 13, 2019
  • 09:25
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Colin Ripsman

Institutional investing in 2021: looking towards the future

Last year offered up one of most tempestuous investment environments in recent memory, and this year looks to be equally dynamic. It will be increasingly…

  • January 4, 2021 February 5, 2021
  • 09:23
  • 2021-01-04

Institutional investing in 2020: a year in review

We won’t soon forget 2020. This tumultuous year was characterized by a global pandemic, lockdowns around the world, spiking unemployment levels and business failures. Increasing…

  • December 16, 2020 February 5, 2021
  • 09:33

Investment strategies for frozen DB plans

\Over the course of the last 15 years we have seen an increase in the number of frozen corporate defined benefit plans in Canada. Frozen…

  • April 1, 2019 January 10, 2021
  • 08:32

Setting a prudent asset mix policy for an aboriginal trust

Over the last few years we have seen numerous First Nations’ settlements with the government. The amounts of these settlements are typically large and can,…

  • February 13, 2019 January 12, 2021
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Canadian Investment Review Experts

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
  • 11:21
  • 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
  • 08:37

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
  • 08:31

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
  • 08:55
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Tracey McVicar

Coronavirus to reshape mid-market private equity dynamics in year ahead

The year 2020 tested the mettle of entrepreneurs and small business owners like none other in recent history. And private equity firms operating in the…

  • December 31, 2020 February 5, 2021
  • 11:21
  • 2020-12-31

Coronavirus: a true test of partnership for private equity firms

As the novel coronavirus pandemic upended the way businesses operate, investors around the world have been able follow daily market gyrations in real time to…

  • June 29, 2020 December 6, 2020
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