AGF Perspectives Blog

The Restart, the Vaccine and China: Market Catalysts to Keep an Eye On

The Restart, the Vaccine and China: Market Catalysts to Keep an Eye On

It’s been one hundred days since equity markets hit all-time highs and then nosedived into bear market territory earlier this spring. AGF’s CEO and Chief Investment Officer gives his latest thoughts on the rollercoaster ride that has transpired in the ensuing weeks and what it might take to keep the recent rally rolling.

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What you need to know about RRIFs

What you need to know about RRIFs

Think of a RRIF as a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) in reverse – RRSPs allow you to accumulate tax-sheltered savings for retirement, while your RRIF generates a taxable retirement income stream from these savings – which still continue to grow and remain tax-sheltered.

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AGF Celebrates Pride Month

AGF Celebrates Pride Month

June is Pride Month, an annual celebration of the LGBTQ2+ community that will be taking…

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Being Diligent About Dividends

Being Diligent About Dividends

The opportunity to own dividend-paying stocks may never be more attractive than it is now, but it may also never be more precarious amid payout suspensions and cuts.

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What is Volatility?

What is Volatility?

Wondering what volatility means and how it impacts your daily life as well as your portfolio?

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Fighting Back with Sustainable Bonds

Fighting Back with Sustainable Bonds

ESG considerations remain top of mind with fixed income investors as they join the battle to combat COVID-19.

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Playing the Geopolitical Blame Game

Playing the Geopolitical Blame Game

U.S.-China relations are flaring up again. AGF’s CEO and Chief Investment Officer discusses the market implications and what investors can expect if tensions continue to intensify in the coming weeks.

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Emerging Market Debt: Finding Opportunities in the Cracks

Emerging Market Debt: Finding Opportunities in the Cracks

Valuations look attractive, but country allocation will be key to navigating the post-COVID-19 world.

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The Sustainability of Sustainable Investing

The Sustainability of Sustainable Investing

The resilient performance of sustainable equities during the current crisis reflects secular trends that are no longer in question.

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