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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...

Personal Financial Essentials course teaches key investment concepts concisely

Published: 28Sep2022

Personal finances should be important to everyone, and over the past three years, more than 200,000 people have signed up for McGill’s free Personal Financial Essentials online course. Desautels’...

When a recession is coming, investors need to keep a level head

Published: 28Sep2022

How should investors react to a looming market downturn? Don’t panic, says Prof. Sebastien Betermier, an Associate Professor of Finance at Desautels. This sounds simple enough, but it’s easier said...

Alberta politician who is spreading conspiracy theories could become premier

Published: 16Sep2022

Danielle Smith is running for the leadership of Alberta’s United Conservative Party, and could become Alberta’s next premier. But Smith is campaigning on a platform that includes internet...

Inflation is a major challenge for seniors on fixed incomes

Published: 7Sep2022

When food prices rise, seniors on fixed incomes pay a heavy price. Seniors living on federal pensions have lost $1,600 in purchasing power, according to Pierre Lynch, the president of the...

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