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Daily Market Commentary

North American equity markets ended the day down almost 1%

June 26, 2019

North American equity markets ended the day down almost 1% given the ongoing geopolitical concerns.  

Investor sentiment remained mixed yesterday

June 25, 2019

interest iconInvestor sentiment remained mixed yesterday although the dovish Fed comments last week continue to prop equity markets near all-time highs. 

Canadian retail sales for April increased by 0.1%

June 21, 2019

Canadian retail sales for April increased by 0.1%, which missed expectations for growth of 0.2%.  

Yesterday, the FOMC left the Fed Funds Rate unchanged...

June 20, 2019

Yesterday, the FOMC left the Fed Funds Rate unchanged with the upper bound holding at 2.50%.

All eyes will be squarely on the FOMC announcement

June 19, 2019

interest iconAll eyes will be squarely on the FOMC announcement later this afternoon.

Latest News

Foresters Financial Announces Agreement for Sale of its Canadian Asset Management Business

May 15, 2019

Foresters Financial Announces Agreement for Sale of its Canadian Asset Management Business to Fiera Capital.

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.