For years, institutional investors have used absolute return or cash-plus benchmarks to measure infrastructure performance, but it’s time to put these in the past and adopt market-relevant benchmarks based on fair value and representative data, according a new paper by the EDHEC Infrastructure Institute. “From the viewpoint of the state of the art in financial […]
The top three extreme risks for investors to watch are global temperature change, global trade collapse and cyber warfare, according to a new report by Willis Towers Watson’s Thinking Ahead Institute. In the report, extreme risks are considered events that are highly unlikely to occur — but could have a large impact on economic growth […]
In the fourth industrial revolution, technology is changing at a fast pace with a rolling effect on various industries. It’s also changing how people work, spend their money and save, said Jean-Philippe Provost, senior partner and wealth business leader at Mercer Canada. At the consultancy’s annual retirement outlook event on Thursday, Provost walked through current practices in the Canadian retirement […]
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