Keyword: Emerging markets

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MSCI introducing Brazilian property index

MSCI Inc. is expanding its range of emerging markets tools by launching a new property index for Brazil. The new index aims to bring transparency and consistent measurement to the Brazilian property market, said an MSCI press release. “Private real asset investing has become increasingly mainstream around the world, particularly in emerging markets like Brazil […]

  • October 2, 2020 January 19, 2021
  • 08:44

Chinese government bonds are set to be included in the FTSE Russell world government bond index. The changes came off the back of the index provider’s latest country classification review, with the inclusion reflecting China’s ongoing progress toward market reforms and increased access for global investors, according to FTSE Russell. The inclusion is scheduled to […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 25, 2020 December 6, 2020
  • 11:54
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The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is opening a new office in Singapore to enhance its capabilities in Asia Pacific. As of the end of 2019, the plan had more than 30 employees in the region and about $15 billion invested there across public equity, private equity and infrastructure. “Expanding our presence in Asia is critical […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 22, 2020 December 6, 2020
  • 07:18
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Greystar Real Estate Partners is joining the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Cyrela Brazil Realty in a joint venture that will develop, own and operate purpose-built multifamily rental housing in São Paulo, Brazil. The platform and partnership, first created by the CPPIB and Cyrela in November 2019, continues to target an investment of up […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 1, 2020 December 6, 2020
  • 09:24
Majority of asset owners satisfied with portfolio performance in 2020 so far: survey

Coming out of the fastest market crash in history, asset owners are cautiously optimistic heading into a vastly changed investment landscape, according to a new survey by bfinance. Indeed, 82 per cent of surveyed asset owners, including pension funds, endowments and sovereign wealth funds, said they’re satisfied with how their portfolios have performed so far […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 26, 2020 November 12, 2020
  • 09:30
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The vast majority of investors (82 per cent) are satisfied with how their portfolios performed in the first half of 2020, despite some weak results in strategies such as emerging market debt and smart beta, according to a new study of 368 investors with combined assets of approximately US$11 trillion. Following the quickest equity market […]

  • By: Les Marton
  • August 18, 2020 December 6, 2020
  • 07:43
Canadian pension portfolio exposure to China inching higher

The rallying cry that China is simply too significant a part of the world’s economy to leave out of a well-diversified portfolio is about to be last year’s cliché. For the moment, the country remains the second largest economic engine in the world, but its stunning growth in just the past few years has investors […]

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While the coronavirus crisis is impacting many real assets, people still require food and therefore still require farmland. The asset class is a stable one and a long-term diversifier, says Bernice Miedzinski, president of StarBridge Capital Ltd., noting the current low-interest rate environment is challenging. “Even thinking about a plain vanilla strategy, investing in Canadian […]

Canadian DB pension plans see rebound off strong equity gains: reports

Canadian defined benefit pension plans recovered some of their losses from the start of 2020 in the second quarter off the back of strong public equity gains, according to the Northern Trust Canada universe. With stimulus spending to tackle the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic taking effect in many countries, stock markets rebounded with double-digit […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 24, 2020 November 12, 2020
  • 15:15

The Emerging Markets Private Equity Association is appointing Suyi Kim, head of Asia Pacific at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, to its board of directors. “Emerging markets are core to CPP Investments’ long-term strategy,” she said in a press release. “We have been investing in emerging markets for over a decade and currently have […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 6, 2020 December 6, 2020
  • 08:02