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DB plans are better funded but expect returns to slump

Defined benefit pension plans are lowering their long-term return expectations, according to research from U.S. consulting firm, NEPC. According to the NEPC’s survey of corporate and healthcare DB pensions, a third of plan sponsors now have a return assumption of six per cent or less, compared with 20 per cent that said the same in […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 20, 2019 February 23, 2021
  • 09:42

The Ontario Securities Commission has laid out its priorities for 2019-20, which focus on promoting confidence in Ontario’s capital markets and reducing regulatory burden. In terms of confidence building, the commission said it intends to continue consulting on client-focused reforms and on the Canadian Securities Administrators’ policy consultations on mutual fund embedded commissions; improve the […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 8, 2019 January 9, 2021
  • 10:39
Risks to NAFTA on the rise: Nicholas Burns

Trump's recent firing of moderate advisors could mean more extreme moves for the U.S.

Asset allocation decisions among world’s top investors on hold: Invesco report.

  • June 6, 2017 January 20, 2021
  • 10:53
U.S. Presidents and Stock Returns

Stock markets react differently to Democrats and Republicans - the question is, why?

  • May 18, 2017 September 13, 2019
  • 11:58
Short-Term Waves, Long-Term Tides

Managing volatility across time horizons.

Pension Health Index Reveals Level First Quarter

Canadian pensions’ solvency ratio holds steady through Q1.

Investors Stay the Course Despite Geopolitical Uncertainty

Investment managers stay put on strategy despite volatility: survey

Buckle Up For Geopolitics in 2017

In an exclusive Q&A, Janice Stein talks about our “hinge moment”

  • By: Scot Blythe
  • February 21, 2017 September 13, 2019
  • 09:38
Top Risks for Canadian Financial Institutions

Global Risk Institute looks at what's in store for 2017.

  • January 4, 2017 September 13, 2019
  • 10:57