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A potential federal mandate for Canadian pension funds to increase their domestic investments could end up harming the very people the pension system is set up to protect, according to a new study by the Global Risk Institute. The paper examined the potential effect of official legislation that pushes for increased investments in domestic markets, […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 27, 2024 June 26, 2024
  • 09:00

In its 2024 budget on Tuesday, the federal government announced a new working group dedicated to encouraging increased domestic investments by Canadian institutional investors. Former Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz is being tasked to lead an organization that will identify priority investment opportunities in the country for the more than $3 trillion held by […]

  • By: Staff
  • April 17, 2024 April 16, 2024
  • 09:00

Traditionally, Chinese workers have relied on two pillars of income in retirement — the basic state pension and employer-sponsored plans open to employees in certain sectors. However, in late 2022, the Chinese government poured some concrete into the mould of a third pillar, unveiling the details of a previously announced private pension scheme. Under the […]


India’s finance minister is calling on Canada’s pension plans to invest in infrastructure projects in the world’s most populous democracy. This week, Mary Ng, Canada’s minister of international trade, export, small business and economic development met with Nirmala Sitharaman, India’s minister of finance, to exchange views on opportunities to further economic cooperation between the two […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 15, 2022 March 15, 2022
  • 10:15
Africa Rebranded

Leaders make case that continent is open for business, not hopeless.

  • April 26, 2010 September 13, 2019
  • 12:35