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On April 10-12, the Canadian Investment Review hosted a group of delegates, including defined benefit plan sponsors, asset managers and academics, in Alberta for the 2024 Global Investment Conference. The three-day conference kicked off with a deep dive into key geopolitical risks affecting international trade that will have reverberations in global and regional investment strategies. As well, […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 10, 2024 June 6, 2024
  • 08:00

Global powerhouses China and India will continue to heavily bet in oil and gas opportunities due to projected demand, despite the global push for green energy, said John Sitilides, senior fellow for national security at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, during the keynote session at the Canadian Investment Review’s 2024 Global Investment Conference in April. […]

The conventional assessment of global risk needs to consider the dynamic correlation between geopolitical and economical risks, said Radhika Desai, professor at the department of political studies and director of the geopolitical economy research group at the University of Manitoba, speaking during a session at the Canadian Investment Review’s 2024 Global Investment Conference in April. […]

During a panel at the Canadian Investment Review’s 2024 Global Investment Conference in April, three key thought leaders representing defined benefit pension plan sponsors shared their views on investment trends and challenges in developed and emerging markets. Investing in emerging markets brings a slate of challenges for investors, said Jean-Christophe Lermusiaux, (pictured centre) managing director of […]

The funded ratio of U.S. corporate defined benefit pension plans declined to 98.5 per cent in fiscal 2023 from 99.4 per cent in 2022, according to a new report by Milliman Inc. The report, which reviews the financial disclosures of the 100 largest U.S. public corporate DB plans, found their average return on investments was […]

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  • May 1, 2024 April 30, 2024
  • 09:00

Renowned American businessman and investor Charlie Munger once said, “You have to keep learning if you want to become a great investor. When the world changes you must change.” The world has changed and institutional investors will need to have a plan and be ready to face new challenges. The 30 years prior to the […]

The decision by the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board this month to reduce 10 per cent of its China equity team based in Hong Kong is a positive move. It highlights a shift in the CPPIB’s approach to China, which previously saw the Canadian pension fund fend off accusations that its past investment activity in […]

Well hello there! We may have met during one of Benefits Canada’s and the Canadian Investment Review’s many events throughout the year, but if we haven’t, I’m usually helming our daily online news coverage from behind the scenes, while contributing to the monthly print magazine. You’ll be seeing me in this space for the next few […]

Institutional investors could face a mild economic recession in the U.S. at the end of the first half of 2024, according to a new report from Amundi Asset Management. It projected the global economy to grow by 2.4 per cent in 2024, with U.S. growth estimated at just 0.8 per cent, down from 2.4 per […]

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  • January 24, 2024 January 24, 2024
  • 15:00

More than two-thirds of global employers view the lack of key talent and uncertain economic growth (68 per cent for both) as the top threats to their businesses, according to a survey by Russell Reynolds Associates. The survey, which polled more than 2,500 global board directors, C-suite leaders and next-generation leaders, found 62 per cent of […]

  • By: Staff
  • January 19, 2024 January 18, 2024
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