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By Brooke Smith | April 12, 2021
4 min read
The recent uptick seen in the equity market will remain steady and may even get stronger in the second half of the year, according to the country’s economists. They put in their two cents at the annual economic outlook presented Friday by the Economic Club of Canada. Here’s a look at the effects in Canada, […]
By Brooke Smith | January 14, 2013
3 min read
Institutional investors have been looking for yield in all the wrong places.
By Brooke Smith | December 14, 2012
An increasing number of investors are looking into hedge funds, but are they right for your clients?
By Brooke Smith | November 21, 2012
As 2012 comes to a close, what’s the outlook for fixed income and equities in the coming year?
By Brooke Smith | November 9, 2012
More than one third of investors have included hedge funds in their portfolio. But do they understand their risks?
By Brooke Smith | October 31, 2012
2 min read
Investors should think about currency risk as might approach a dessert menu, according to the head of currency implementation with Russell Investments. “When we talk about currency, it’s like we’re talking about pie,” said Ian Toner, speaking at the recent Pension & Benefits Summit in Toronto. “The problem with currency is, you need to know […]
By Brooke Smith | June 21, 2012
There’s nary a bull or bear to be seen on Bay Street these days. That’s because we’re in a sideways market. That was the message Kim Shannon, president and chief investment officer of Sionna Investment Managers, presented at the firm’s Financial Market Review in Toronto yesterday.
By Brooke Smith | May 7, 2012
What does the “new world order” mean for individual investors? Colin Ripsman, vice-president with Phillips, Hager & North, delved into that question at the firm’s pension trustee education seminar last week in Toronto.
By Brooke Smith | March 8, 2012
Historically, equities have offered superior long-term returns over assets such as bonds and cash—the well-known equity risk premium. The problem for many investors is that equity returns have become exceedingly volatile.
By Brooke Smith | March 7, 2012
It’s no surprise that headlines in world news have been all about the European sovereign debt crisis—a downgraded credit rating here, a country’s austerity measures there. But wouldn’t it be nice if the eurozone’s leaders followed the advice of Richard Portes, economics professor of the London Business School and founder and president of the Centre for Economic Policy Research.
By Brooke Smith | November 16, 2011
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