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Lauzière and Gopwani

As the objectives of defined benefit pension plans have evolved, so too have institutional investors’ reasons for including fixed income allocations in a portfolio, from adding diversification and offsetting negative returns in equity to liquidity management and capital preservation, said Ashwin Gopwani, managing director and head of retirement solutions at Sun Life Capital Management, during the Canadian Investment […]

With bond returns tied to interest rates, it’s no surprise Canadian pension funds are increasingly seeking other ways to boost fixed income yields. Canadian interest rates have been trending downward for the last 30 years, from a high of 10.3 per cent in 1990 to around 1.75 per cent in early 2020, according to the […]

Learn more about the Risk Management Award finalists

The Canadian Investment Review’s Risk Management Award will go to a pension plan that has successfully implemented a robust approach to its risk management function. This can include implementing de-risking or re-risking or it can showcase day-to-day processes in place for risk management in pension plan investments. Highlights about the three finalists are available below: […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 30, 2020 January 19, 2021
  • 08:06
Institutional investors turning to equities, global markets in 2021

Are Canadian issuers ready for Moody's new focus on climate change risk?

Lesson Two: Credit Risk

Not just volatility, but real default risk.

  • June 10, 2010 September 13, 2019
  • 09:00
Using Risk Factors to Manage Asset Classes

Coverage of the 2010 Global Investment Conference.

Look to Canada for Robust Earnings: PIMCO Chief

Don't bet on immaculate recovery for Greece

  • May 13, 2010 September 13, 2019
  • 09:20