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Daily Market Commentary

The primary focus today will be on the Bank of Canada

April 24, 2019

The primary focus today will be on the Bank of Canada, which will release its monetary policy statement this morning.

The tone remains positive

April 23, 2019

interest iconMost investors return to work today following the Easter long weekend that saw European and U.K. markets closed yesterday. 

Oil prices continue to track higher this morning

April 22, 2019

Following the Easter weekend, several markets including the Euro-area and U.K. remain closed today.  Oil prices continue to track higher this morning with WTI crude currently below $66/barrel. 

Both Canada and the U.S. released retail sales data this morning

April 18, 2019

Both Canada and the U.S. released retail sales data this morning.  In Canada, consumption in February increased by 0.8%, beating expectations of 0.4% growth. 

Canadian headline inflation for March came in at expectations

April 17, 2019

interest iconCanadian headline inflation for March came in at expectations of 1.9%. 

Latest News

Market Update - Brave New World

February 21, 2019

One of the key challenges at the moment for investors is that geopolitical issues are increasingly dominating markets, overtaking financial fundamentals. The end result, of course, is large market swings seemingly driven more by headlines than economic data or earnings reports. 

Fixed Income Outlook 2019: The long and short of it

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

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1500-20 Adelaide Street East
Toronto, Ontario
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Foresters Asset Management Inc. ... 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 $43.2 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, 2018