April 17, 2020
Check out the Canadian market news update on the recent Bank of Canada announcement.
April 14, 2020
Read Canadian Investment Review’s summary of SLC Management’s Plan Sponsor Exchange fireside chat on corporate bonds. We discuss the potential benefits of a global approach and dig deeper into how these investments can be swapped back to Canadian dollars to mitigate currency and yield curve risks.
March 31, 2020
Asset allocation decisions are complicated even in stable markets. Read our latest insights for some options pension plan sponsors can consider around rebalancing and re-risking portfolios in turbulent markets.
March 06, 2020
Read Canadian Investment Review’s summary of SLC Management’s Investment Innovation Conference presentation on investment grade corporate bonds. The article looks at challenges in the Canadian corporate bond market and opportunities outside Canada as investors build their own Canadian corporate bond portfolio.
March 04, 2020
February 2020 saw the spread of the coronavirus enter a new phase. South Korean and Italian hot spots emerged and countries around the world went on high alert. Almost 50 countries have now reported at least one infection within their borders.
January 27, 2020
By Peter Cramer, Senior Portfolio Manager, Insurance Asset Management
After years of modest price rises, investors have become immune to inflation risk and are increasingly unwilling to pay the insurance premium to protect their portfolios. A return of above-target inflation could cause a sudden spur of volatility.
January 23, 2020
New year, new decade. What does this mean for fixed income investors? In December, experts discussed the U.S. fixed income investment landscape in 2019, and how it impacts the opportunities and market outlook heading into 2020.
January 10, 2020
By Dec Mullarkey, Managing Director, Investment Strategic Research & Initiatives, SLC Management
A tumultuous year for geopolitics in 2019, but risky assets held up. Expect more of the same in 2020.
November 19, 2019
By Timothy Boomer, Head of Client Solutions, SLC Management
For many investors, derivatives are often associated with excessive risk taking. This likely stems from the way that investors have historically used derivatives to try and enhance returns by leveraging up risk exposures.
November 13, 2019
Much has been written about the trend towards passive management and it has merits in many market segments, particularly those where the opportunity to add value is limited. However, we believe there are a number of structural reasons for favouring an active approach within investment grade fixed income allocations.