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Daily Market Commentary

President Trump's threatened new tariffs continue to concern markets this morning...

May 24, 2018

President Trump threatened new tariffs continue to concern markets this morning, as headlines indicate that they would include impacts to China. Trump is pushing for additional tariffs on imported cars and trucks into the U.S., deeming them a risk to national security. 

Geopolitical concerns have increased once again...

May 23, 2018

Geopolitical concerns have increased once again following news yesterday that President Trump would reconsider penalties on the Chinese company ZTE.  This follows a previous announcement from Trump to reduce the ban on the company and allow ZTE to operate in the U.S.

North American economic data releases this week are relatively sparse

May 22, 2018

North American economic data releases this week are relatively sparse. Most notable though will be the FOMC minutes from the May meeting on Wednesday. With a 96.7% probability of a June rate hike already priced in, the market is looking for indications of the pace of future hikes in the minutes.

Y-O-Y Canadian CPI slipped in April

May 18, 2018

Year-over-year Canadian CPI slipped in April to 2.2% from 2.3% in March. The deceleration was primary due to a combination of base effects, gas prices and seasonality.

The yield curve in Canada continues to flatten

May 17, 2018

The yield curve in Canada continues to flatten with 30 year bond yields inverting this morning against the 10-year bond.  30-year Canada bond yields are approximately 0.25bps lower than 10-year yields.  U.S. Treasury yields have also grinded higher over the past week after several attempts to stay above the 3% range.   

Latest News

Foresters Asset Management Bolsters Its Equity Team

April 27, 2018

Foresters Asset Management is pleased to announce two additions to FAM's North American equity team [read more ...]

imaxx Mutual Funds Update

March 14, 2018

FAM shares its views on the markets, along with the current portfolio positioning of its various retail mandates, including highlights of recent trades

A new NAFTA: To be or not to be?

February 23, 2018

Latest perspective piece from FAM on the implications of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Recent Volatility - Context is Key (And We Remain Bullish)

February 16, 2018

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 ...]

CIO’s Market Perspective for 2018

January 24, 2018

CIO’s Market Perspective for 2018 [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