Responsible Investing

Daily Market Commentary

The FOMC released its monetary policy statement

March 21, 2019

The FOMC released its monetary policy statement yesterday afternoon, noting that labour markets remain strong but economic activity has slowed from the stronger pace in Q4 2018.  

The Liberal government released its federal budget yesterday

March 20, 2019

The Liberal government released its federal budget yesterday, which will form the basis for the upcoming fall election.

The focus remains on the upcoming Fed monetary policy

March 19, 2019

interest iconFocus remains on the upcoming Fed monetary policy release tomorrow as meetings being today. 

The focus this week in Canada will be the federal budget release

March 18, 2019

The focus this week in Canada will be the federal budget release tomorrow, which will form the platform leading up to the federal election this fall. 

Brexit concerns remain in the headlines

March 15, 2019

Brexit concerns remain in the headlines this morning following another vote in the U.K. parliament yesterday to officially delay the March 29 deadline. 

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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  is offering institutional pricing for its imaxx Short Term Bond Fund and imaxx Canadian Bond Fund.