November 2018

China Update – Fall 2018

Gorlen Zhou's picture
China, the world’s second-largest economy, has seen a significant slow down in growth, with its stock market among the worst-performing this year. Join Matthew Strauss, Vice-President and Portfolio Manager, and Gorlen Zhou, Director of Research, Asia, to learn more about the key factors impacting China’s economy.

Signature High Income Fund and Signature Diversified Yield II Fund Update - Fall 2018

Geofrey Marshall's picture




Co-author: Kevin McSweeney

Portfolio managers Geof Marshall, Senior Vice-President, and Kevin McSweeney, Vice-President, make the case for why certain Signature strategies can “survive and thrive” within a high-volatility environment. Watch their brief video update on key holdings in Signature High Income Fund and Signature Diversified Yield II Fund.

Understanding oil price dynamics

Bob Lyon's picture
In October, the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude was US$70 a barrel (bbl) and we wrote a positive commentary about energy markets. The price subsequently climbed a few dollars higher but has since fallen to US$56/bbl (at the time of writing this commentary on November 13, 2018). So, what happened?