Daily Market Commentary
Yields in both Canada and the U.S. continued to track higher last week as fears eased that an impending trade war would transpire between the U.S. and China. U.S. 10-year Treasury yields last hit the 3% range at the end of 2013 with yields this…
Canadian CPI for March increased by 0.3%, just below expectations of 0.4%. On a year over year basis, headline inflation is running at 2.3%. Although CPI is above the Bank of Canada’s 2% target, it missed economist expectations for high…
The Bank of Canada left its policy rate unchanged at 1.25% yesterday. The Bank continues to watch inflation as headline CPI is tracking close to 2%, with core inflation also increasing to that level. However, some of the factors, includin…
Summary Despite the recent spike in volatility and share price correction, Foresters Asset Management ("FAM") remains bullish, based on strong global economic fundamentals and increased corporate earnings growth for stocks in North America. i…
Summary As 2017 progressed, it became clear that the U.S. may decide to walk away from the North American Free Trade Agreement. By all accounts, negotiations between the three countries aimed at updating the treaty are more or less at an impa…
It was the best of times and then suddenly it seemed like the worst of times. We’re referring, of course, to the recent burst of volatility in the stock market. [read more ...]
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Foresters Asset Management Inc. (formerly Aegon Capital Management)... at a glance
Foresters Asset Management Inc. (FAM) oversees approximately $10 billion1 in retail, institutional, third party and asset liability matching investments. FAM is backed by the strength of Foresters Financial™, an international financial services provider with total funds under management of $44 billion1, overseen by more than 30 investment professionals.
Foresters Asset Management’s founding principles, and competitive advantage, focuses on four elements in managing portfolios and meeting our clients’ goals: People, Process, Portfolios, and Performance. We believe that with this focus, the client’s needs are at the forefront and guide all investment actions.
1 All figures in Canadian dollars as of December 31, 2016