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Dynamic Funds launches two alternative funds

Funds are based on CSA's new rule

  • By: Staff
  • October 9, 2018 October 9, 2018
  • 10:55
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Institutional investors confident in ESG-integrated portfolios: RBC survey

Equities are the most popular way to invest responsibly

  • October 2, 2018 October 3, 2018
  • 13:55
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Legal pot sales could reach $1 billion in fourth quarter: StatCan

Statistics Canada forecasts Canadians could spend more than $1 billion on legal cannabis between October and December this year once marijuana for adult use is…


Country of the month: Germany

Germany is the European Union’s economic powerhouse. The country has had 16 consecutive quarters of GDP growth—its longest upswing since 1991—and is enjoying its lowest…

  • By: Sharon Ho
  • September 21, 2018 September 20, 2018
  • 12:00

AIMA Canada names new chair, executive committee

Belle Kaura, vice-president and chief compliance officer at Third Eye Capital, succeeds Michael Burns

  • By: Staff
  • September 6, 2018 September 6, 2018
  • 16:28
Indecisive and lost man chooses the right path

Hedge fund managers ready for market changes

How hedge funds can replace traditional long-only strategies

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Mackenzie to launch first mutual fund in Canada to use alt strategies

Available without an offering memorandum

  • By: Staff
  • May 2, 2018 September 10, 2018
  • 00:00
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A tale of two REITs

There’s still room for wins in the dynamic real estate sector, even as interest rates rise

  • By: Katie Keir
  • April 13, 2018 September 10, 2018
  • 00:00
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Finding value amid the cannabis confusion

Is this company the lowest-cost producer?

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How institutional investors are managing risk and volatility

Investors are considering ESG factors

  • By: Staff
  • February 22, 2018 September 10, 2018
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Managing an investment property in a down market

Ask a specialist

Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum

Bitcoin: currency, commodity or technology platform?

Two Western University academics assessed cryptocurrencies’ volatility

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Straddles and strangles: a primer

Use these strategies to protect downside and capture upside

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Financial institutions, funds join forces on climate change

The joint Declaration of Institutional Investors on Climate-Related Financial Risks identifies investments in companies that promote energy transition and that have low emissions

  • By: Staff
  • October 26, 2017 September 10, 2018
  • 10:03
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As marijuana rules become clearer, risks remain

Unknowns around distribution, supply and the impact of U.S. law on Canadian exchanges remain

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Feed your returns with clean-label foods

Advisors have been eyeing the outsized growth of smaller producers of organic, “clean label” and “free from” foods

  • By: Simon Doyle
  • October 13, 2017 September 10, 2018
  • 00:08
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Own a mall REIT? Don’t count on nice stores to boost value

Many REITs do not count all people who visit

  • By: Staff
  • July 26, 2017 September 10, 2018
  • 10:51
Securities trending up

Half of pension fund assets in alt investments

Fully half of OMERS' assets are in the alternative market

  • By: Staff
  • July 17, 2017 September 10, 2018
  • 16:52
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Ontario exempt market activity picks up: OSC

About $27 billion was raised in 2016

  • By: Staff
  • June 15, 2017 September 10, 2018
  • 14:09
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In a fight between large and small managers, who wins?

AIMA Canada debate declares a clear winner

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Protect clients from risky syndicated mortgages

These lucrative, private debt agreements for real estate projects often promise attractive annual returns

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Save landlord clients from costly mistakes

Pitfalls include improperly serving notices and breaching privacy

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Using the Greeks when trading: a primer

How to use the measures when trading

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Hurry up and learn while you wait for alternative investments

They could be available to retail investors as early as spring 2018

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Institutional investors switching to alts

Hedge fund managers may find themselves under greater performance pressure

  • By: Staff
  • December 19, 2016 September 10, 2018
  • 09:46