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A place to call home trumps portfolio diversification for some investors

Published: 14Nov2022

Many households are heavily, or even exclusively, invested in real estate. That’s a lot of money to have tied up in a single type of investment, but people don’t think of houses like other...

Prof. Weitzner's paper wins research award

Published: 14Nov2022

Congratulations to Gregory Weitzner, Assistant Professor in Finance, whose paper “Bank Loan Markups and Adverse Selection” has won the 2022 John W. Ryan Research Award.

Delve: Why digital currencies could change the future of central banking

Published: 8Nov2022

Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) represent a possible next step in the technological evolution of banking and the financial intermediation sector, with advances in privacy, fraud protection,...

Peer-to-peer lending platforms are a potential disruptor to a long-established industry

Published: 2Nov2022

For small businesses – and aspiring businesspeople -- banks have been a financial gatekeeper. Without assets and a business credit profile, businesses are often out of luck. But peer-to-peer...

Real estate investment helps Canadian pension plans outperform peers

Published: 31Oct2022

Canada’s pension plans consistently outperformed their peers between 2004 and 2018, largely thanks to their diversified their assets, which include investments in real estate and infrastructure...

Delve: How Barriers to Foreign Investments Affect Risk-Taking in International Markets, with Francesca Carrieri

Published: 14Oct2022

What regulations are at play when financial institutions, hedge funds, mutual fund managers, and others invest in stocks and businesses in another country—and who do those regulations ultimately...

It is never too early to take learn the basics of investing

Published: 6Oct2022

Everyone should have basic financial knowledge, even if they have not yet accumulated much wealth, according to Benjamin Croitoru, Finance Professor and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs at...

Delve: How FinTech Lending to Small Businesses Opens the Door to Bank Loans, with Paul Beaumont

Published: 30Sep2022

Bank loans are the typical first step for most small and medium-sized businesses, but another form of business lending has emerged: FinTech companies that use algorithms to determine whether a...

Why the CAQ’s proposed economic incentives may not be all they cracked up to be

Published: 28Sep2022

“Many of the drivers of the inflation we are seeing today are coming from the supply and production side of the economy,” says Associate Professor of Finance Sebastien Betermier in an interview...

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