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Real estate will behave strongly as a safe-haven asset as global tensions rise

Flight to quality Australian property will do very well as a safe-haven asset, according to Pete Wargent, co-founder of Australia’s first national marketplace for property buying services, BuyersBuyers. Mr Wargent said: “Global financial markets are somewhat spooked by a number of risks, such as rising inflation due to the food and fuel crisis, a possible […]

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Risk premium forecasts: Main asset classes – March 2, 2022

KanawatTH/iStock via Getty Images War, unrest and chaos tend to shorten our attention spans, and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is no different. As the world recovers from the crisis, the backlash is rippling through the global economy and markets. Volatility and uncertainty have increased – in the short term. But when it’s hard to look […]

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CI Global Asset Management builds on its suite of thematic ETFs with the launch of CI Bio-Revolution and CI Digital Security ETFs

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CI Global Asset Management (“CI GAM”) today announced the launch of two ETFs offering exposure to fast-growing sectors at the forefront of innovation and technological development: CI Bio-Revolution ETF and CI Digital Security ETF. The ETFs begin trading today on the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) under the symbols CDNA and CBUG, respectively. “The new […]

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Blow to ABS market looms unless SEC addresses amended listing rule

A long-standing Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rule amended a year and a half ago could significantly reduce liquidity in the asset-backed securities (ABS) market starting next year, which would have a negative impact on both investors in securitizations and borrowers of securitized loans. The changes came into effect on January 3 for strictly private […]

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Three key themes in equities and crypto for asset managers in 2022

By Tim McCourt, CME Group IN ONE LOOK The maturation of cryptocurrencies has led to increased adoption of crypto products, including centrally cleared and regulated crypto derivatives With sustainable investments set to grow, index-based derivatives will be central to hedging ESG exposure 2021 has been an important year in the world of financial markets. We […]

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CI Global Asset Management Announces Lower Management Fees and Launch of ETF Series for CI Floating Rate Income Fund

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CI Global Asset Management (“CI GAM”) today announced a significant reduction in the management fees of the top-performing CI Floating Rate Income Fund (the “Fund”), as well as plans to launch a series of ETFs of the Fund – two timely measures designed to help Canadians manage investment risks associated with inflation and rising […]

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3 key themes in equities and crypto for asset managers in 2022

monsitj/iStock via Getty Images By Tim McCourt In short The maturation of cryptocurrencies has led to increased adoption of crypto products, including centrally cleared and regulated crypto derivatives. As sustainable investments are set to grow, index-based derivatives will be central to hedging ESG exposure. 2021 has been an important year in the world of financial […]

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Bitcoin (BTC) critic Peter Schiff questions its status as “safe haven asset” after Elon Musk’s tweets

Bitcoin (BTC) came under heavy pressure and lost more than 10% after Elon Musk suggested that Tesla could get rid of its Bitcoin holdings in the future. “Indeed,” Musk appears to have a strong influence in the crypto space and this has been reflected in the past few weeks and months. Indeed – Elon Musk, […]