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Daily Market Commentary

The BoC deputy governor will speak today...

June 18, 2018

The Bank of Canada deputy governor Patterson will speak today while Fed Chair Powell will participate in a panel discussion on Wednesday fresh off last week’s rate hike.  Economic data releases pick up later in the week with Canada releasing CPI and retail sales numbers on Friday.

Escalation of a pending global trade war...

June 15, 2018

Escalation of a pending global trade war is back in the headlines this morning following the announcement by President Trump to move forward with imposing tariffs on approximately $50 billion of Chinese goods. 

The Fed raised rates by 25bps

June 14, 2018

The Fed raised rates by 25bps at yesterday’s FOMC meeting with the Fed Funds Rate range now at 1.75%-2.00%.   Yields rose across the curve with 10-year Treasuries breaking above 3% for a short period of time.

The focus today will be on the FOMC

June 13, 2018

The focus today will be on the FOMC, that is expected to raise interest rates by 25bps later this afternoon.  Current implied probabilities indicate an 84% chance of that happening. 

The strong inflation data released this morning should reinforce the Fed’s view to increase rates...

June 12, 2018

The strong inflation data released this morning should reinforce the Fed’s view to increase rates by 25bps at tomorrow’s meeting.

Latest News

Fixed Income Mid-Year Update

April 27, 2018

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

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