CPP Investments monitoring governments’ response to meme-stock volatility

People wearing face masks walk past a closed GameStop and Think Geek store on Henry Street in Ireland in February 2021. Cezary Kowalski/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

While the Reddit-fuelled stock-market frenzy of recent weeks draws scrutiny from regulators and lawmakers, the managers of Canada’s largest pension fund are also watching closely to see what the so-called “meme stock” craze says about governments’ ability to support the economy through pandemic shocks without overheating it.

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