Investment in 2023: Signs of a recession prompt calls for caution

Investors should expect several rough quarters before the rebound.

SOCIETY | January 17 2023 10:55AM
Pension plans better positioned to mitigate risk

A recent increase in the value of annuities gives defined benefit pension plans more ways to combat risk.

SOCIETY | January 03 2023 10:30AM
Pension plans’ financial positions decline

Asset performance and bond yields push funded ratios lower in the third quarter.

SOCIETY | October 05 2022 10:07AM
Mercer compensation survey examines inflation pressures

Spending on merit increases but falls far short of matching inflation.

SOCIETY | September 28 2022 10:40AM
Plans improve liabilities, but returns plunge

Although buoyed by rising interest rates, defined benefit pension plans racked up their worst performance in decades.

INVESTMENT | August 08 2022 10:35AM
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Canada Life Re and Zurich extend plan coverage to $3 billion

A British defined benefit plan is boosting its longevity risk protection by £500 million.

LIFE INSURANCE | July 29 2022 10:50AM
Fund fees delay investors’ retirement

People who invest in individual funds must wait longer to retire than group plan participants, a Mercer Canada study fin…

SOCIETY | March 08 2022 10:37AM