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Daily Market Commentary

Canadian retail sales rose 0.4% in July

Canadian retail sales rose 0.4% in July. In terms of volume, sales fell 0.2%, however excluding autos, retail sales rose 0.2%. Consumer spending has been persistently solid in the past two years. There appears to be no obvious signs of downside risks…

As expected the Fed funds rate remains unchanged at 1%

As expected, the Fed funds rate remains unchanged at 1% and announced that they will gradually reduce their $4.5 trillion balance sheet starting in October. FOMC members’ dot plot projections implied one more 25bps hike in 2017, three hikes in 2018…

Latest News

imaxx Canadian Fixed Pay Fund Update

In this update we provide our latest thoughts and perspectives, current positioning and portfolio differentiators for the imaxx Canadian Fixed Pay Fund along with commentary regarding the sustainability of the 8 cents per mon…

Collateral updates

We have recently updated a number of collateral pieces, including;   Fund Focus Flyer /sites/default/files/ffimco/focus_funds_q317_web.pdf Investment Questionnaire (fillable PDF) /sites/default/files/ffimco/Investment_Questionnaire_Fill…

Glenn Paradis on BNN

Foresters Asset Management’s head of equities and portfolio manager for a number of imaxx mutual funds, Glenn Paradis, recently appeared on BNN. In this clip, Glenn address the TSX performance year-to-date and why U.S. banks may look more attr…

Foresters Financial Investment Management Company of Canada Inc. (“FFIMCO”)... at a glance

Established in 2002, FFIMCO (formerly Aegon Fund Management) offers six imaxxFunds™ to Canadian investors – featuring core fund offerings from an investment manager with a proven performance track records. Foresters Asset Management Inc. (“FAM”), formerly Aegon Capital Management, an affiliate, is the portfolio manager of the imaxx mutual funds.

FFIMCO and FAM are part of Foresters Financial™, an international financial services provider with more than three million clients and members in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. We provide investment, life insurance, savings and retirement solutions that help families achieve their financial goals and make a lasting difference in their lives and communities.

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.

1 All figures in Canadian dollars as of December 31, 2016