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Ontario DB pension solvency up again in third quarter: FSRA

A fifth (19 per cent) of U.S. employees say they’ve adjusted their retirement strategy and are taking a more conservative savings approach amid economic uncertainty, according to a new report by Fidelity Investments Inc. It found the total savings rate for the second quarter of 2022 continued the positive momentum achieved in the first quarter, […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 19, 2022 August 21, 2022
  • 15:00

Despite the financial challenges experienced by Canadians over the course of the coronavirus pandemic, 40 per cent said they’ve continued to save for retirement, according to a new survey by life insurance provider PolicyMe Corp. More than half (54 per cent) of survey respondents said they’re adding to their emergency funds, while 48 per cent […]

  • By: Staff
  • January 17, 2022 January 18, 2022
  • 15:00

Just over half (51 per cent) of U.S. employees — including 65 per cent of generation Z respondents — agreed employers have a responsibility to help workers improve and maintain financial wellness, according to a new survey by the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America-College Retirement Equities Fund. The survey, which polled more than […]

  • By: Staff
  • January 13, 2022 January 13, 2022
  • 15:00

Nearly half (47 per cent) of Canadians said that financial wellness means living without financial stress, according to a new survey by the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. It found 28 per cent of respondents also used financial wellness as a top descriptor for overall wellness and 41 per cent said financial wellness comes from being […]

  • By: Staff
  • January 5, 2022 January 5, 2022
  • 15:00

The coronavirus pandemic is financially impacting generation Z, millennials, generation X and baby boomers differently. Canadians from the millennial (22 per cent) and gen-X (25 per cent) cohorts were slightly more than two-times more likely than baby boomers (10 per cent) to have said the pandemic significantly set them back financially, according to a new […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 24, 2021 June 24, 2021
  • 09:00

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is one of three investors entering a partnership with real estate developer SKR to develop, own and operate a purpose-built rental multi-family project in São Paulo, Brazil. The 220-unit mixed-use project is expected to be completed in 2023, according to a press release. Other investors include Cyrela Brazil Realty […]

  • By: Staff
  • January 20, 2021 April 14, 2021
  • 10:35
Canadian ESG-related investment assets surge to $3.2 trillion: report

For institutional investors keen to maintain environmental, social and governance commitments made in recent years, there’s a steep climb ahead. The Paris Agreement — and its call to keep climate change to a 2°C warming scenario — is shrinking the investable universe for those still seeking to align with its confines, according to a report […]

  • By: Staff
  • January 6, 2021 April 14, 2021
  • 10:03

What a difference a year makes. At this time in 2019, initial reports of a novel virus to be called COVID-19 were just beginning to come out of China, and the pandemic was still months from becoming front-page news around the world. Investors were busy instead planning for another regular year in 2020, setting return […]

Investing’s Brave New World

Investors should recognize that risk defined as historical volatility is not the whole story.

  • By: Alan Brown
  • July 30, 2015 September 13, 2019
  • 07:57
Investing in Africa: What is the Right Approach?

Our newest bloggers take us beyond the frontier market label.

  • August 13, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 15:32