In early January, just a few weeks after the last hike in the target rate, the Fed assessed that the rate now stood at the lower bound of its estimated band for the neutral rate. However, at its June 19, 2019 meeting, the Fed hinted that it might initiate an easing cycle soon.
Climate-related risks and uncertainties are material and climate change is likely to have an impact on investment returns across asset classes over the long term. As an asset manager, the better we understand those risks, the better we can help our clients meet their objectives.
In January, Karolina Kosciolek, Analyst, Sustainable Investing, participated in a panel discussion on the various approaches to responsible investing
at the Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability at McGill University in Montréal.
Addenda Capital is committed to active investment management and so effectively monitors investee entities, including their ESG (environmental, social, governance) practices.
In November, Brian Minns, Vice-President, Sustainable Investing, participated in a panel discussion on the Evolution of ESG at the Canadian Bond Investors' Association 2018 Conference in Toronto. He took the opportunity to articulate the process used at Addenda to measure and analyze an issuer's ESG risks and opportunities.
In an election seen by many as a referendum on Donald Trump’s presidency and agenda, the American
electorate chose to put a damper on the legislative power of the President and the Republican Party.
Roger Beauchemin, Addenda's President and CEO, Brian Minns, Vice-President, Sustainable Investing and Barbara Lambert, Senior Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income and Sustainable Investing, attended the 2018 PRI in Person conference in San Francisco. Attending such events helps us keep up with quickly evolving best practices.
Are you in a relentless hunt for incremental yield? Relatively low current yields and current expectations
for subdued economic growth — relative to historical levels — are leading investors to broaden their horizons.
The average yield to maturity (YTM) of the FTSE TMX Canada Universe Bond Index is down to 2.7% from 4.2%
ten years ago. In addition, duration is higher1,...
Climate-related risks and uncertainties are material and climate change is likely to have
an impact on investment returns across asset classes over the long term. As an asset manager,
the better we understand those risks, the better we can help our clients meet their objectives.
The automotive business model has always been one of change and adaptation. We believe the looming shift from
a model of independently-owned, personally-operated, internal combustion engine-powered vehicles to shared,
autonomous, battery-powered electric vehicles will bring with it a plethora of implications across many industries.
Addenda’s Sustainable Investing team...