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While the vast majority (85 per cent) of institutional investors believe the economy is in a recession or will enter a recession next year, two-thirds (65 per cent) think stagflation is the bigger risk ahead, according to a survey by Natixis Investment Managers. The survey, which polled 500 institutional investors across the globe, found more than half […]

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  • December 12, 2022 December 12, 2022
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More than two-thirds (68 per cent) of U.S. employees say they’re more likely to stay longer at their current job if their employer offers financial wellness benefits, according to a new survey by software platform TalentLMS. The survey, which polled 1,000 employees, found 73 per cent said their employer offers financial wellness benefits. The top […]

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  • November 16, 2022 November 17, 2022
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The majority (51 per cent) of Canadian investors now consider cryptocurrency investments to be untrustworthy, according to a new survey by Bitstamp, a cryptocurrency exchange based in Luxembourg. The survey, which polled 1,000 retail and 2,000 institutional investors in 23 countries, found global institutional investor trust in crypto assets dropped slightly, from 70 per cent […]

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  • September 15, 2022 September 15, 2022
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The Public Sector Pension Investment Board says it dumped a significant portion of its shares in two giant technology companies during the first half of 2021. In a report to the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission, the investment organization showed the total number of shares it held in Apple Inc. decreased by 680,541 during the first […]

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  • August 23, 2022 August 23, 2022
  • 12:30
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When the Houston Firefighters Relief and Retirement Fund bought $25 million in cryptocurrencies with the fund’s chief investment officer touting their potential, retired fire Capt. Russell Harris was concerned. He was already worried about his pension after an overhaul by state and city officials cut payments as they grappled with the ability to pay out […]

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More workers may soon be able to stake some of their 401(k) retirement savings to Bitcoin, as cryptocurrencies crack even deeper into the mainstream. Retirement giant Fidelity Investments Inc. has launched a way for employees to put some of their 401(k) savings and contributions — potentially up to 20 per cent — directly in Bitcoin, […]

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While 84 per cent of U.S. employees believe their employer should be responsible for their financial well-being, only 55 per cent feel their company is concerned about their financial wellness, according to a new survey by SoFi at Work and Workplace Intelligence. The survey, which polled 800 full-time employees and 800 human resources leaders, found three-quarters (75 […]

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  • April 4, 2022 April 4, 2022
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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is entering the digital currency sector by joining a US$400 million investment round for a cryptocurrency earning and borrowing platform. Alberta-based WestCap Group Inc. is the other co-lead investor in the funding round for Celsius Network, a blockchain-based investment platform aimed at high-net-worth retail and institutional investors. Read: AIMCo […]

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  • October 12, 2021 October 12, 2021
  • 13:00

From the rise of cryptocurrency DogeCoin and non-fungible tokens to Reddit members beating hedge fund managers at their own game, 2021 has been an eventful year in the world of retail investing. And while institutional investors might not be betting big on Gamestop Corp. or Elon Musk’s latest cryptocurrency tweet, some have inched closer to […]

Canadian investors and advisors were skeptical about cryptocurrency in the second quarter of 2021, according to a new quarterly survey by Horizons ETF Management Inc. Canadian investors and investment advisors are more bearish about cryptocurrency than any other measured asset class. As part of the survey, Canadian investors and investment advisors were asked to rate […]

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  • July 22, 2021 July 23, 2021
  • 12:30