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Canadian equity balanced funds have benefited from low interest rates and global growth. Portfolio managers are upbeat, but selective

  • January 15, 2018 January 23, 2018
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Canadian markets trailed those in the U.S. last year, but portfolio managers see some positives. One caution flag is the economic cycle's late stage

  • December 22, 2017 December 22, 2017
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While attractive stocks become more and more expensive, slumping sectors such as energy and retail get cheaper and cheaper

  • December 1, 2017 December 1, 2017
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A weakening greenback and stable commodities have resulted in strong earnings in the first half of the year

  • November 14, 2017 November 14, 2017
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After years of struggling with sluggish growth and high unemployment, Europe is on the mend. The outlook for political stability is also improving, despite Brexit

  • October 27, 2017 January 24, 2018
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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

  • October 13, 2017 January 24, 2018
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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

  • September 21, 2017 January 22, 2018
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The sector has attractive valuations, but is facing mounting downward pressure due to moderating incomes and tightening credit conditions

  • August 24, 2017 December 18, 2017
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Two strategies for international equities

  • July 27, 2017 December 18, 2017
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Portfolio managers also are uncertain about the direction of oil prices

  • June 22, 2017 January 22, 2018
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