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16 Nov 2021

Staying the course

 “When adversity strikes, that's when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on.” — LL Cool J. Portfolio manager NANCY HOSSACK revisits the thesis that share volatility…

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11 Nov 2021

Markets in a nutshell — October 2021

Global equities rebounded after retracing in September. Investors shrugged off recurring evidence of supply-chain bottlenecks and possible peak in corporate margins, choosing instead to focus on stellar (though…

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14 Oct 2021

Crypto is no gold

Bitcoin and a slew of other cryptocurrencies are gaining traction as alternatives to fiat currencies as mediums of exchange. We asked portfolio manager WILLIAM FRASER whether they might also challenge gold as the…

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07 Oct 2021

Markets in a nutshell — September 2021

Global equities fell after seven straight months of gains. US bourses underperformed as tapering considerations pushed rates higher and economic growth concerns grew. European stocks also fell as energy concerns,…

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06 Sep 2021

Markets in a nutshell — August 2021

Global equities rose for the seventh straight month as corporate earnings again delivered ahead of expectations, especially in the US. The bullish sentiment persisted despite slowing global economic growth and…

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30 Aug 2021

Foord — We find value

The savings industry likes to complicate matters by trying to place fund managers into a myriad of style boxes. Portfolio manager Ishreth Hassesn writes that Foord eschews manager style labels and just seeks to find…

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