CPP Investments portfolio grows 5 per cent in Q2 with widespread positive returns

CPP Investments portfolio grows 5 per cent in Q2 with widespread positive returns
TORONTO — CPP Investments says its portfolio of retirement funds performed well during the summer months, adding $22.3 billion or five per cent in net assets since the previous quarter. The independent investment manager for the Canada Pension Plan says it had $456.7 billion in assets as of Sept. 30, up from $434.4 billion at the end of June. Most... Read More

Privacy activists in EU file complaints over iPhone tracking

Privacy activists in EU file complaints over iPhone tracking
BERLIN — European privacy activists have filed complaints against Apple over its use of software to track the behaviour of iPhone users. The Vienna-based group NOYB – short for “none of your business” – said Monday that it has asked data protection authorities in Germany and Spain to examine the legality of Apple’s tracking codes. The codes, known as IDFA... Read More

North American stock markets up in early trading to start the week, loonie gains

North American stock markets up in early trading to start the week, loonie gains
TORONTO — Gains in the energy and financial sectors helped lift Canada’s main stock index higher, while U.S. stock markets also rose in early trading in the wake of positive test results for a second potential COVID-19 vaccine. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 68.73 points at 16,744.37. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 321.57 points... Read More