Portfolio Specialist Group

Portfolio Specialist Group

AGF Investments Inc.

The Portfolio Specialist Group serves as a liaison between AGF’s investment management team and both advisors and end investors. The team is designed to keep stakeholders informed on evolving themes, fund updates and current economic and market developments.

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The Great Disconnect

Equity markets continued to sell off in a big way last week, as the pullback…

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Abenomics is driving Japanese growth

Japan has recorded eight straight quarters of positive GDP expansion, its longest streak in 16…

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You don’t want to miss the end of this bull market

If one is looking for reasons why the S&P 500’s current bull market may end…

post image How Presidential approval ratings compare to market returns

How Presidential approval ratings compare to market returns

Political drama receives a great deal of coverage through newspapers and business television networks, though…

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Debt is on the rise in Canada

The use of credit continues to trend higher in Canada with household debt as a…

post image Bank of Canada hikes key policy rate once again

Bank of Canada hikes key policy rate once again

The Bank of Canada (“central bank”, “Bank”) has been clear about its intentions to normalize…

post image What Hurricane Harvey Could Mean For Energy Markets

What Hurricane Harvey Could Mean For Energy Markets

Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Corpus Christi, Texas on Friday with Category 4 strength, combining…

post image NAFTA – What’s At Stake?

NAFTA – What’s At Stake?

The first round of NAFTA negotiations are now complete, as representatives from Canada, the U.S….

post image Turning to Global Markets for Earnings Growth

Turning to Global Markets for Earnings Growth

When it comes to growth stocks, many investors look to the U.S., and perhaps for…

post image Buy the Rumour, Sell the News

Buy the Rumour, Sell the News

Why is it that a “slam-dunk” positive in theory actually resulted in a substantial decline in prices?