CANADA - Employer-sponsored pension funds recorded their first decline in assets in more than a year in Q2, research shows.
The figures, published by Statistics Canada, found company funds held assets of C$936.5bn ($928bn) at the end of the second quarter, down 0.7% from Q1. This was the first decline in the value of pension...
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