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signs direction

In an uncertain economy, managers look to alternative data

Unconventional sources are becoming more important


Purpose revises ESG disclosures amid greater regulatory scrutiny

The firm updated marketing information published prior to the emergence of ESG guidance

Securities and Exchange trending up

Wealthsimple launching private credit fund with Sagard

Only certain investors will have access to the fund, which comes with redemption limits and performance fees

Why investors should look beyond macro

Outlook for stocks is nuanced but "definitely not all bad," PM says

Securities and Exchange trending up

Canadian investors shy away from foreign stocks

Outflows from foreign securities hit $16.2 billion in January, StatsCan reported


Pressure on financial system means more volatility ahead

Strategists take a defensive portfolio stance

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  • March 16, 2023 March 16, 2023
  • 15:39
Three white eggs in the straw nest

Ontario Teachers’ post 4% annual return as private assets provide boost

Recent portfolio changes addressed the challenges presented by high inflation, managers said

Federal Reserve Building

Fed criticized for missing red flags before bank collapse

SVB was highly susceptible to depositors quickly withdrawing their money at the first sign of trouble

Business and financial district in a city with pillars

U.S. banking crisis averted, but challenges remain

Regulators prevented bank runs in wake of SVB, but rating agencies say funding and liquidity problems persist

House bubble

Canada’s smaller banks face higher credit risks: DBRS

Less diversified, riskier loan portfolios leave banks more vulnerable to downturn

Candle stick graph chart of stock market investment trading

Popularity of corporate-class funds wanes

Changes in the market environment have made the structure less tenable six years after legislation removed a main tax advantage

Interior of a modern futuristic building

Canadian commercial real estate investment could reach high of $59B in 2023: CBRE

Spaces that help attract workers back to the office will be a priority in 2023

U.S. loan defaults set to rise: Fitch

The tech sector is driving the increase

Pension fund manager OMERS earned 4.2% return for 2022

Private investments buoyed the Ontario municipal employee fund

Global tightening to challenge bond markets: Fitch

Central banks' pivot could test markets' resilience

Private equity firms may need ‘untapped’ retail market to grow

A Bain report looks at private equity's uneasy courtship of individual investors

Institutional investors to maintain private allocations despite challenges: survey

Many are changing due diligence or narrowing their investment universe

Investors face up to private funds’ illiquidity as rates rise

Some private real estate funds have restricted redemptions amid challenging conditions