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Defined benefit pension plans naturally carry a number of risks, from fluctuating interest rates and investments to the lifespan of their plan members. To mitigate those risks, DB plan sponsors are frequently turning to bulk annuity purchases, says Brent Simmons, head of DB solutions at Sun Life Financial. “Funded levels have been on a roller-coaster […]

  • February 16, 2021 February 24, 2021
  • 08:52

The term cryptocurrency may evoke a number of different images, from lightning-fast computers fuelling get-rich-quick schemes to shady rooms where hackers plot multi-million dollar digital heists. And while there may be some truth to those perceptions, cryptocurrency is a growing sector that many institutional investors are eyeing with increasing interest. Indeed, in mid-December 2020 Bitcoin’s […]

  • February 16, 2021 March 1, 2021
  • 08:51