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Daily Market Commentary

Retail sales in Canada for May increased 2%

July 20, 2018

Retail sales in Canada for May increased 2%, well above expectations of a 1% gain.  This offsets last month’s decline in spending, which was positively revised from -1.2% to -0.9%. 

Clone of U.S. Fed Chair Powell testified to the Senate Banking Committee yesterday...

July 19, 2018

Worries of global protectionism around trade are making headlines again this morning.  The U.S. continues to target various imported goods on concerns of national security – this time, an investigation into uranium.

U.S. Fed Chair Powell testified to the Senate Banking Committee yesterday...

July 18, 2018

interest iconU.S. Fed Chair Powell testified to the Senate Banking Committee yesterday, noting that he expects economic growth in the second quarter will be stronger than the first quarter

Moody’s upgraded the credit ratings of the big six Canadian banks yesterday...

July 17, 2018

Moody’s upgraded the credit ratings of the  big six Canadian banks yesterday...

June retail sales in the U.S. expanded by 0.5%, meeting expectations...

July 16, 2018

June retail sales in the U.S. expanded by 0.5%, meeting expectations, while May results which were revised higher from 0.8% to 1.3%.  Strong U.S. employment results over the last 5 months have resulted in increased personal consumption.  Purchases of motor vehicles, as well as growth in the eating/drinking sector continued to push retail sales higher. 

Latest News

What makes Foresters Asset Management Unique?

June 25, 2018

Portfolio Manager, Amelia Tsang presented on Newstalk 610 Niagara and spoke about what makes Foresters Asset Management unique. Listen to the full interview - http://fw.to/Ycoy2dB

Fixed Income Mid-Year Update

April 27, 2018

Foresters Asset Management shares its latest perspectives on the Canadian Fixed Income market

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.

Contact Us

Foresters Asset Management Inc.
1500-20 Adelaide Street East
Toronto, Ontario
M5C 2T6
FAM@foresters.com

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