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Inflation break-evens at multi-year highs and higher nominal yields are putting some upward pressure on real yields in Canada, according to a new report by FTSE Russell. The firm found first-quarter 2021 performance returns showed a sell-off in government bonds, led by longer U.K., U.S. and Canadian government bonds, as the reflation trade gained momentum. […]

  • By: Staff
  • April 13, 2021 April 13, 2021
  • 12:00

Since 2004, Canada has held a AAA rating from all major ratings agencies, but on June 24, it suffered a blow when Fitch Ratings Inc. downgraded the country to AA+. “The rating downgrade reflects the deterioration of Canada’s public finances in 2020 resulting from the coronavirus pandemic,” said the Fitch in a rating action commentary […]

For smaller pension funds looking to access private equity opportunities, the lower and middle part of the Canadian market should be very attractive, says Tracey McVicar, a partner at CAI Capital Partners, referring to businesses with $3 million to $10 million in earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization. Institutional investors with bigger pools of […]

In Monday’s federal election, the Liberal Party of Canada won a minority government with the Conservative Party of Canada taking official opposition status and both the Bloc Québécois and New Democratic Party collecting enough seats to potentially prop up a Liberal government. Overall, these political changes will likely have a very modest impact on broad […]

As climate change restructures the Canadian Arctic year by year, institutional investors should be paying attention to this all but undeveloped economy, according to one expert. “For those that live there, the dominant narrative is about how climate change is remaking the Arctic from a frozen periphery to an area of immense geographic and economic […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 23, 2018 January 13, 2021
  • 07:57
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Former Chief Justice of Canada at the 2018 Risk Management Conference

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

  • October 18, 2018 January 13, 2021
  • 05:16

Is Canada's underwhelming market performance Trudeau's fault?

  • October 4, 2018 January 13, 2021
  • 13:53
Cross-Border Shopping

Experts share views on real estate opportunities in Canada vs. the U.S.

Investors Challenged by Ups and Downs of NAFTA Talks

What are institutional investors to make of the flurry of activity?