finance

Canada is a global leader in pension funds

Published: 21Aug2020

Canada’s pension funds are outperforming global peers in investment performance and are stronger at hedging against liability risks, according to research co-authored by Professor Sebastien...

Potential insider trading following landmark Kodak loan

Published: 21Aug2020

In July, the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) provided a $765 million loan to support Kodak’s transition from photo giant to producing drugs for the U.S. domestic market....

How large investment firms impact financial markets

Published: 12Aug2020

The mergers and acquisitions of major asset management firms send shockwaves through the financial market, says Assistant Professor David Schumacher. Read more

The politics behind the stock market

Published: 29Jul2020

Professor Sebastien Betermier weighs in on the link between politics and stock returns, noting that while there is indeed a correlation, buying shares as a political statement isn’t a “sound...

U.S. states facing financial hardship need unity

Published: 7Jul2020

As the pandemic takes its financial toll on states across the U.S., Professor Patrick Augustin suggests that compromise and unity from the federal government could provide a lifeline for those...

Desautels professors celebrated for their teaching excellence

Published: 2Jul2020

Congratulations to Sebastien Betermier, Professor of Finance, and Wei Qi, Professor of Operations Management, who were honoured at McGill’s Management Convocation ceremony for their excellence in...

Delve: Insider Trading by Congress? It's Time to Fix the Law

Published: 14May2020

The “coronavirus trades” made by Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and his wife just prior to the March ’20 market crash raise these questions and signal the need for changes to the law. Some proposals go...

Business schools to lend a hand in economic recovery

Published: 5May2020

Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou, Dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management, looks at how business schools are providing community outreach to reduce the economic burden of COVID-19....

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