Keyword: market outlook

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Are institutional portfolios prepared for the next market tumble?

Institutional portfolios have been tilted towards growth assets as they’ve reached for higher returns during the bull market of the last decade. But as the business cycle continues to stretch, it’s a prudent time to consider downside protection measures. Wylie Tollette, executive vice-president and head of client investment solutions for Franklin Templeton’s multi-asset solutions business, […]

Geopolitics becoming a primary market driver for institutional investors

Global protectionism appears to be here for the long game. While investors may not want to start playing defence just yet, it might be time to start practicing again. In it’s mid-year outlook, the BlackRock Investment Institute noted risk reduction, including elevating the levels of cash in a portfolio, would be a prudent measure given the […]

Canadian economy not immune to outside forces: report

While geopolitical tensions are grabbing investors’ attention, how is Canada faring domestically? It’s a bit of a mixed bag, according to Russell Investments Group’s latest quarterly outlook, which noted that while Canada’s economic data has outpaced that of other developed markets, the rosy outlook may not last. Specifically, Russell’s analysis of Citigroup Inc.’s economic surprise […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 2, 2019 November 12, 2020
  • 10:17

Sionna's Shannon on why it's not time to bet against commodities.