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It’s the right time for institutional investors to commit allocations to the emerging markets asset class, said Andrew Ness, portfolio manager of emerging markets equity at Franklin Templeton Investments Ltd., during the Canadian Investment Review‘s 2024 Global Investment Conference in April. “We’re seeing an opportunity where the cyclical drivers are meeting the secular drivers of […]

Japan’s equity market is a growth jurisdiction once again, said Olga Bitel, partner and global strategist at William Blair, during the Canadian Investment Review‘s 2024 Global Investment Conference held in April. While this is very much early days for Japan, there are three opportunities on the horizon: an expansion, substantial and real progress in rolling […]

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The Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System is considering the sale of LifeLabs Inc., according to a report by The Globe and Mail. A spokesperson for the infrastructure arm of the OMERS said the investment organization has held preliminary negotiation talks with “multiple potential buyers” but is currently not in any late-stage discussions. The report said […]

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  • January 22, 2024 January 22, 2024
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The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is investing $80 million in logistics service provider Xpressbees. The Indian packaging and shipping company, which offers its services across the country, is using cutting edge technology to advance its business, according to a press release. “India is a critical market for our [Teachers’ Venture Growth] Asia strategy, where we […]

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  • November 16, 2023 November 16, 2023
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Walmart will require most of its U.S.-based technology staff to return to their assigned offices for at least two days each week, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. The retailer is also closing its technology hubs in Carlsbad, Cali., Portland, Ore. and Austin, Tex. As part of the office closures, Walmart is asking hundreds […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 22, 2023 February 21, 2023
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Four types of new habits and perspectives are expected to define the post-coronavirus era and could impact investment portfolios, according to new analysis by Thinking Ahead, the thought leadership lab at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. The research, co-authored by Caitlin Walsh, senior portfolio manager, and Ruby Grewal, portfolio manager, analyzed the breadth of […]

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  • August 20, 2020 December 6, 2020
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If institutional investors want alpha, there’s one sector in particular where they can find it, said Jeremy Yeung, vice-president of portfolio management and portfolio manager at Signature Global Asset Management. “Technology is an inefficient market, that’s where all the alpha is,” he noted, speaking at an event hosted by the CFA Society Toronto on Wednesday. […]