Insights

Perspectives on current market themes and topics.

Perspectives on current market themes and topics.

  • December 07, 2022

    2023 corporate earnings may be in trouble as consumers lose confidence and inflation fades

    Following the pandemic, most consumers face soaring living costs, job uncertainty and declining home and/or portfolio values. It’s clear that our economy is confronting a big headwind.

  • December 02, 2022

    Housing and jobs data point to a looming recession

    Christine Tan, Portfolio Manager , SLGI Asset Management Inc., discusses how the risk of a recession is now elevated due to a slowdown in housing and a declining consumption as consumers feel the pinch of inflation and higher interest rates. 

  • November 30, 2022

    The demise of RRBs in Canada

    The government of Canada is no longer issuing real return bonds. This will likely impact a number of investment managers… but Sun Life Granite Series of Funds are well-positioned in the aftermath.

  • November 28, 2022

    Has inflation peaked and what now?

    As inflation is top of mind this year and many ask themselves whether or not it has peaked, we are likely transitioning to a environment where economic slowdown becomes the main narrative, explains Chhad Aul, Chief Investment Officer & Head of Multi-Asset Solutions, SLGI Asset Management.

  • November 03, 2022

    Climate change affects us all

    The warming of the planet affects us all, but the impact is not always observable or uniformly distributed. However, there are solutions that will allow us to build cleaner, more resilient economies.

  • October 28, 2022

    As the Bank of Canada slows the pace of rate hikes, high quality bonds may offer a haven

    Following the central bank’s smaller than expected rate hike, we favour high quality bonds as Canada’s outsized housing sector and ballooning consumer debt test its aggressive tightening efforts.  

  • October 27, 2022

    Will market volatility continue?

    We are likely in a period of elevated volatility that will continue, says Chhad Aul, Chief Investment Officer & Head of Multi-Asset Solutions, SLGI Asset Management Inc. This video looks at what’s behind today’s volatility and how investors may position their portfolios in this uncertain environment.

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