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Banks must provide institutional investors with more information on climate strategies, according to the head of an organization of European pension funds and asset managers seeking to curb carbon emissions. “For investors considering their own net-zero alignment and stewardship of portfolio companies, it is critical that they have sufficient information on companies’ transition planning, including […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 2, 2022 July 31, 2022
  • 12:00
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The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is acquiring the parent company of a Canadian reverse mortgage provider. The pension fund is buying HomeQ Corp., which owns the HomeEquity Bank, from Birch Hill Equity Partners Management Inc. and several minor shareholders. While the financial details of the acquisition weren’t disclosed, a press release noted it’s part of the […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 5, 2022 July 5, 2022
  • 12:45

Wall Street stocks are rising after three days of losses brought on by worries over the spread of the omicron variant and lingering concerns about rising inflation. On Tuesday, the S&P 500 index rose 1.5 per cent as of 1:10 p.m. Eastern. The Nasdaq rose 1.7 per cent. Both indexes were boosted by solid gains […]

Pension Podcast: A look at Poland as a post-Soviet success story for institutional investors

After years of dramatic post-Soviet growth, Poland is a major contender within the global marketplace. Yet, it’s a mixed bag for institutional investors, who are finding both opportunities and limitations in the market. The country is holding up well in an increasingly challenging global environment where other economies are seeing growth slow, said Rachel Van […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 6, 2019 January 9, 2021
  • 08:45