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Finance’s toughest problem just got a whole lot trickier, thanks to the quandary of inflation. Legendary economist William F. Sharpe sealed his place in history when he collected the 1990 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his work on investment decision-making, but in defined contribution pension circles, the emeritus professor at Stanford University is […]

An article on British Columbia’s paramedics and their need for enhanced mental-health benefits was the most read story over the past week on BenefitsCanada.com. Here are the five most popular news stories of the week: 1. B.C. paramedics seeking enhanced mental-health benefits 2. Canadian pension plans overcoming legislation, governance challenges: webinar 3. Ontario’s DB pension plans should take steps […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 4, 2022 March 4, 2022
  • 09:00

While the typical balanced fund is becoming a rarity among pension plans, a segment of plan sponsors continue to utilize these funds — albeit with added diversification. Traditionally, such funds have invested 60 per cent in equities and 40 per cent in bonds. But with investment options for pension plans expanding over the last 20 […]

One of Canada’s largest university investment offices, UBC Investment Management Trust, has appointed Dawn Jia as its president and chief executive officer effective Sept. 13, 2019. Jia joins UBC IMANT from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board where she was a senior portfolio manager. Prior to that she was vice-president and head of active equity […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 19, 2019 January 6, 2021
  • 16:34