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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board earned 3.4 per cent during the third quarter of fiscal 2024, according to its latest quarterly report. By Dec. 31, 2023, the investment organization’s net assets were $590.8 billion, compared to $576 billion at the end of the previous quarter. The $14.6 billion increase in net assets consisted of […]

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  • February 21, 2024 February 21, 2024
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Three of Canada’s largest pension plans are among the top 10 pension funds that generated the largest compound annualized returns between 2013 and 2022, according to a report by data platform Global SWF. The report, which measured the compound annual growth rate of pension funds’ single-year investment returns between fiscal 2013 and fiscal 2022, found […]

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  • February 14, 2024 February 14, 2024
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Canadian ESG-related investment assets surge to $3.2 trillion: report

A majority (91 per cent) of Canadian institutional investors say climate change is a leading concern within the environmental, social and governance space, according to a new survey by Millani. The survey, which polled more than 30 institutional investors with a total of $4.5 trillion in assets under management, found 47 per cent of respondents also […]

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  • February 13, 2024 February 13, 2024
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The average Canadian defined benefit pension plan generated a median return of 8.4 per cent for the fourth quarter of 2023, according to a report by Northern Trust Corp. The report, which tracks DB plans within the Northern Trust Canada universe, found the average Canadian DB plan ended the year with a median 10 per cent return. […]

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  • February 8, 2024 February 7, 2024
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A majority (90 per cent) of U.K. pension funds and insurers say they plan to increase allocations to renewable energy infrastructure in the next 12 months, according to a survey from Alpha Real Capital. The survey, which polled U.K. pension funds and insurers that collectively have roughly £360 billion in assets under management, found more […]

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  • February 6, 2024 February 5, 2024
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The average Canadian defined benefit pension plan posted returns of 8.2 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2023, according to RBC Investor Services. It found the average Canadian DB plan ended 2023 with a 9.1 per cent return, a significant increase from negative 10.3 per cent in 2022. Read: Average Canadian DB pension plan returns […]

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  • February 1, 2024 February 1, 2024
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A joint venture that saw the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Blackstone Inc. acquire a 20 per cent stake in a senior mortgage loan portfolio from the failed Signature Bank for US$1.2 billion was the biggest mergers and acquisitions transaction in the fourth quarter of 2023, according to a report by S&P Global Market Intelligence. […]

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  • February 1, 2024 February 1, 2024
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As banks continue to pull back on lending, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, the Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System and the OPSEU Pension Trust are increasing their exposure to private credit, according to reporting by Reuters. The CPPIB, which manages $576 billion, said it will double its overall credit […]

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  • January 29, 2024 February 1, 2024
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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
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While the funded position of a typical defined benefit pension plan increased on a solvency basis in November, it decreased on an accounting basis in that period, according to the latest pension index from Telus Health. It found the solvency of the average DB plan rose to 109.1 per cent in November, up from 108.2 […]

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  • January 22, 2024 January 19, 2024
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