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With the Bank of Canada steering policy based on an improving economy, domestic bond yields are rising. Still, fund managers are watchful for destabilizing events

The biggest losers in the third quarter were fixed-income fund categories

After years of disappointing returns, precious metals funds may hold promise. If other equities slide due to continued failures of U.S. fiscal and foreign policy, gold could shine

Weak but mostly positive performance for Canadian funds in August: Morningstar

Precious metals equity index rebounds after four months of losses

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 5, 2017 December 14, 2017
  • 09:45

The sector has attractive valuations, but is facing mounting downward pressure due to moderating incomes and tightening credit conditions

Power Corp. and Mackenzie increase stake in China AMC

Despite a rebound in the resources sectors, Canadian equity funds posted modest losses during the month

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 2, 2017 December 14, 2017
  • 09:55

Two strategies for international equities

The worst performers for the month were natural resources equity, European equity, and energy equity

Portfolio managers also are uncertain about the direction of oil prices

The worst performers in May were fund indices that track sector-specific categories

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 2, 2017 June 2, 2017
  • 07:30