March 2020 | CIO Insights

Find out why we see opportunity as longer-term investors amid coronavirus-related market volatility. Watch CIO Sadiq S. Adatia explain how he’s positioning our portfolios.

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Insights

COVID-19: What we are doing, and some perspective

Around the globe, people are experiencing a range of emotions, with fear over their own health and that of their loved ones at the top of the list.

Market declines in March reinforce importance of diversification

During the volatility, higher quality bonds have done exceptionally well, reinforcing the need to diversify as part of any investment strategy.

Market corrections: from fear to opportunity

The six previous market corrections in the current bull market have followed the same pattern, with the market falling, before moving on to new highs.

Central banks cut as coronavirus spreads

The Bank of Canada cut its target for the overnight rate from 1.75% to 1.25%, citing material negative shock to the Canadian and global outlooks from the COVID-19 virus.

Market volatility: looking beyond the Coronavirus

In past epidemics, the market sold off sharply but then regained its previous high after the outbreak peaked.

Market wavers as coronavirus spreads

If the outbreak isn't contained global economic growth could slow.

Brexit? It’s not over yet

Sadiq S. Adatia, Chief Investment Officer

Britain now faces a difficult task. It has one year to hammer out a comprehensive trade deal with the EU, while retaining the right to ink new trade pacts with other countries.

Emerging Markets (EM) Will Continue to Expand

GDP growth and a lower debt burden means many EM countries can offer greater long-term growth potential and diversification benefits that may help your plan members.

Presidents on trial

SLGI Portfolio Management Team

History hints at how markets will react to Trump’s impeachment


Market updates

Q4 2019 | Market Update

Sadiq S. Adatia, Chief Investment Officer

Q4 ended on an optimistic note, with clarity on Brexit and global trade. But will the bull market continue?

December 2019 | CIO Insights

Sadiq S. Adatia, Chief Investment Officer

Could markets see more upside from here? CIO Sadiq S. Adatia looks at recent optimistic developments in trade and monetary policy in our latest CIO Insights video.


News

November 27, 2019 │ Wealth Professional

Have markets become immune to Trump?

Sadiq Adatia, CIO of Sun Life Global Investments, shares his perspective the impact the Ukraine/Trump scandal has on markets – if any.

November 1, 2019 │ Benefits Canada

Seeking better risk levels by adding alternatives to DC plans

A plain vanilla asset mix might have been enough to produce decent returns in the past decade, but this isn’t likely to be the case going forward. Chhad Aul, portfolio manager at Sun Life Global Investments, shares his perspective on how DC plans can benefit from adding specialty asset classes.

August 9, 2019 │ Benefits Canada

Sun Life Global Investments names a new president

In his role, Jordy Chilcott will oversee the firm, and focus on investment performance and driving positive client outcomes.

June 18, 2019 │ Newswire

Sun Life announces establishment of SLC Management

SLC Management combines the organization's affiliated fixed income institutional asset management businesses – Prime Advisors, Ryan Labs Asset Management and Sun Life Institutional Investments (U.S. and Canada) – as well as Sun Life's general account, into a new autonomous asset management business.


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