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A third Bitcoin exchange-traded fund is now trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The CI Galaxy Bitcoin ETF, developed by CI Global Asset Management, invests directly in the cryptocurrency with holdings priced according to the performance of a single Bitcoin traded in U.S. dollars, according to a press release. Read: Bitcoin ETFs begin trading in […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 11, 2021 March 11, 2021
  • 09:00
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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and DP World have signed a US$1.2-billion deal to start the construction of an international container port and industrial logistics park in Indonesia. Under the agreement with Indonesia’s Maspion Group, the Caisse and DP World said DP World Maspion East Java will become the sole operator of […]

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The funding status and confidence of Canadian defined benefit pension plans declined in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic and a low interest-rate environment, according to a new survey from RBC Investor & Treasury Services. It found among 122 respondents, 50 per cent reported their plans were fully funded on a going-concern basis, down significantly from […]

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  • March 5, 2021 March 5, 2021
  • 09:00
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The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is acquiring a 40 per cent stake in Caruna, Finland’s largest electricity supplier. The pension will acquire a 20 per cent stake in the utility from First Sentier Investors and in a separate transaction, the Ontario Teachers’ and investment firm KKR & Co. Inc. will jointly acquire a 40 per cent holding […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 4, 2021 March 4, 2021
  • 18:59

Canada’s largest pension plans are reporting mixed financial results from a year marked by the coronavirus pandemic. The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec reported a 7.7 per cent return on its depositors’ funds in 2020, representing $24.8 billion in investment results. As at Dec. 31, 2020, the Caisse’s net assets totalled $365.5 billion, up […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 4, 2021 April 25, 2021
  • 09:00
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Canadian pension funds are seeing significant cost savings from in-house asset management but are still relying on external managers, according to a new survey from CIBC Mellon. It found among funds that have taken asset management in-house, 66 per cent said they achieved savings. Of those, 91 per cent reported more than 10 per cent […]

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  • March 3, 2021 March 3, 2021
  • 09:00
Institutions Pile Into Illiquid Alternatives

Low returns, volatility also pushing investors into domestic fixed income, cash

The Ties That Bind

How social connections drive hedge fund performance and behavior

  • June 28, 2016 September 13, 2019
  • 07:00
Raymond Leaving CPPIB

Will join alternative investment firm in April.