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Daily Market Commentary

Durable goods orders in the U.S. for April declined

May 24, 2019

interest iconDurable goods orders in the U.S. for April declined by 2.1%, which was slightly below expectations of a 2.0% drop. 

The U.S.-China trade spat continues

May 23, 2019

The U.S.-China trade spat continues to dominate global markets as Asian equities sold off overnight due to expectations that the trade talks might stall in the medium term. 

Canadian retail sales for March increased

May 22, 2019

Canadian retail sales for March increased at a rate of 1.1% just missing expectations for a rise of 1.2%.

Trade concerns continued to drive headlines over the long weekend...

May 21, 2019

interest iconTrade concerns continued to drive headlines over the long weekend, leading to a selloff in U.S. equities yesterday.

Trade war tensions are escalating once again

May 17, 2019

Trade war tensions are escalating once again this morning after the Chinese media indicated that the government has stepped back from negotiations with the U.S. 

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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.