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The Alberta Investment Management Corp. is reporting an annual return of negative 3.4 per cent for 2022, citing declines in public equities and fixed income. The investment organization exceeded its benchmark by 1.8 per cent, with total client assets under management at $158 billion, according to a press release announcing its annual results. Read: AIMCo […]

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  • April 10, 2023 April 6, 2023
  • 09:00
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When two U.S. banks failed this month, among the investors who lost millions were U.S. public sector pension funds responsible for ensuring the retirements of teachers, firefighters and other government workers. Since the pension funds are diversified investors whose holdings in Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank were small portions of their portfolios, experts aren’t […]

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s assets returned 1.9 per cent during the third quarter of fiscal 2023, according to its latest quarterly report. By Dec. 31, 2022, the investment organization’s net assets reached $536 billion, up from $529 billion at the end of September. The $7-billion increase consisted of $10 billion in net income, less $3 […]

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  • February 13, 2023 February 10, 2023
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Amid the unprecedented events of the last three years, the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan has remained on course with its investment strategies, according to Asif Haque, the plan’s chief investment officer. “We held our focus on the key goal of the CAAT’s investment program. . . . The plan’s diversified asset […]

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Similar to 2022, the coming year will present both challenges and opportunities for defined benefit pension plan sponsors, with the rewards going to plan sponsors that are resilient, embrace change and are willing and able to act when opportunities arise. Several trends that will be top of mind in the year ahead are: Inflation The […]

With market volatility increasing amid the convergence of multiple global events, institutional investors can turn to multi-asset credit to provide attractive levels of income and diversification as well as reposition their existing asset mix or risk budget, said Blair Reid, partner and senior portfolio manager for multi-asset at BlueBay Asset Management, part of RBC Global […]

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, […]

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  • August 19, 2022 August 21, 2022
  • 15:00
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FTSE Russell has released a preliminary list of companies set to enter or leave its U.S. indexes at the end of June as part of its annual reconstitution, which occurs to reflect market changes from the previous year. And the results tell a tale of the growing gap between the largest and smallest cap stocks. […]

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  • June 11, 2020 December 6, 2020
  • 08:30