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Daily Market Commentary

Canadian CPI for December declined by 0.1%

January 18, 2019

Canadian CPI for December declined by 0.1%, which exceeded expectations for a drop of 0.4%.  

The U.K government was able to survive the no confidence vote

January 17, 2019

interest iconThe U.K. government was able to survive the no-confidence vote yesterday, with Prime Minister May pledging afterwards to work with the opposition party to construct a new Brexit deal. 

Yesterday, the British parliament voted to reject the Brexit bill

January 16, 2019

Yesterday, the British parliament voted to reject the Brexit bill brought forth by Prime Minister May. 

This evening, the British parliment will vote on Prime Minister May's Brexit deal

January 15, 2019

This evening, the British parliament will vote on Prime Minister May’s Brexit deal.  However, the bill is not expected to pass, as 70 or more Members of Parliament have already pledged their support for the opposition party. 

Equity markets are softer this morning

January 14, 2019

interest iconEquity markets in Europe along with North American futures are opening up softer this morning following weaker trade data overnight out of China. 

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Fixed Income Outlook 2019

January 19, 2019

The year 2018 ended with higher short-term interest rates and heightened volatility across equity markets. For 2019, we expect the latter to continue, as markets will need to reconcile lower global growth, as well as a bear flattened yield curve.

Foresters Asset Management becomes signatory to UN PRI

January 16, 2019

Foresters Asset Management Inc ("FAM") is pleased to announce that it has become a signatory to the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investing (UNPRI).

A Year in Review through a Responsible Investment Lens

January 2, 2019

Foresters Asset Management (“FAM”) formally incorporated a Responsible Investment (“RI”) framework into all of our imaxx™ funds in 2018, including both our equity and fixed income portfolios.

Institutional pricing for imaxx's bond funds

December 19, 2018

Foresters Asset Management (FAM) is offering institutional pricing for its imaxx Short Term Bond Fund and imaxx Canadian Bond Fund

Fundata's A FundGrade Recipients - imaxx Global Fixed Pay Fund

December 18, 2018

  Fundata FundGrade is an independent and objective investment fund rating system that was developed to recognize Fund Managers who have achieved superior risk adjusted returns.

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Foresters Asset Management Inc.
1500-20 Adelaide Street East
Toronto, Ontario
M5C 2T6
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Foresters Asset Management Inc. ... at a glance

Foresters Asset Management Inc. (FAM) oversees approximately $10.6 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 $45.1 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.

As part of the investment process, we apply responsible investment integration. We believe this will enhance risk adjusted returns for our portfolios and better manage risk, without impacting the diversification attributes of the portfolios.

1 All figures in Canadian dollars as of December 31, 2017