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Where does volatility come from?

It’s funny that, when markets go awry – when the expected step by step rise is asset values is thwarted – there’s hell to pay.…

Commercial mortgage fund built on yield

In the years after the ABCP fiasco, the managers of the ACM Commercial Mortgage Fund were able to make some “incredible deals” while their competition…

Pension investing using ETFs: Part 3

In the now-iconic scene set in Katz’s Delicatessen in New York City, a woman of some years mischievously asks her waiter to bring her the…

How to position real estate in the portfolio

Introducing a new asset class to the mix takes some finesse to avoid overwhelming investors with too many products. It also requires some “know how”…

Arrow launches a new income fund

Arrow Capital Management has announced the launch of the Raven Rock Income Fund, advised by an investment team led by Nate Brown, Guy Caplan and…

  • By: Staff
  • September 8, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 11:15

Balance clients’ risk into retirement

With risk rising again to the forefront of investors’ minds, it’s hard not to worry whether retirement assets are as safe as they could—and should—be.

Use property as an inflation shelter

For investors, finding an investment that keeps up with inflation is serious business: the cost of living just keeps rising. An investment that captures the…

Will yuan become the new default?

As the U.S. tries to disentangle itself from its economic woes, China has slowly started to weave a web around the global currency system.

BluMont launches global infrastructure fund

BluMont Capital Corporation has launched the Exemplar Global Infrastructure Fund, managed by Capital Innovations, LLC of Wisconsin.

  • By: Staff
  • September 6, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 12:34

Seeking yield? Think real estate

To paint both the residential and commercial real estate sectors with the same brush would cause advisors to overlook the unique benefits offered by commercial…

Investment team revels in volatility

The volatility that rocked the markets from late July through the end of August could well be the start of a longer-term trend. When there…

  • By: Staff
  • September 6, 2011 August 23, 2018
  • 00:00

Equity funds continue slump in August

Equity funds suffered the worst of their now four-month-long slump in August, as weak economic data and an historic debt downgrade in the U.S. pushed…

  • By: Staff
  • September 2, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

Flagging consumer confidence points to recession

A recession may be on the horizon, according to Julia Coronado, chief economist for North America at BNP Paribas.

  • By: Staff
  • September 2, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

Where rates are headed—and how fast

Achieving a neutral policy rate of 2.5% to 3.5% will be a slow process

Provincial bond market shows resilience, says BoC

Research allays liquidity fears

  • By: Staff
  • September 19, 2018 September 19, 2018
  • 12:29

Latest market numbers

Go here for the latest TSX numbers. Go here for Canadian market commentary from TMX Money. Go here for global market numbers from Bloomberg’s World…

  • By: Staff
  • September 19, 2018 September 19, 2018
  • 00:00

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

Hedge fund managers ready for market changes

How hedge funds can replace traditional long-only strategies

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
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