Jean Charbonneau

Jean Charbonneau, MBA

Senior Vice-President and Portfolio Manager

AGF Investments Inc.

Jean Charbonneau is responsible for the overall management of the AGF Fixed Income team and is committed to a strong, collaborative team culture driving all aspects of portfolio management. Jean and his team employ a global approach that derives value from multiple factors, including category allocation, country allocation, security selection, credit, currency and duration management. A veteran fixed-income portfolio manager with more than three decades of experience managing a wide array of fixed-income mandates for retail and institutional clients, Jean is a leader across all facets of the team’s analysis. Jean is also the co-chair of the AGF Asset Allocation Committee (AAC), which is comprised of senior portfolio managers who are responsible for various regions and asset classes. The AAC meets regularly to discuss, analyze and assess the macro-economic environment and capital markets in order to determine optimal asset allocation recommendations. Jean graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) degree from the University of Ottawa and an MBA from the University of Sherbrooke.

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post image Inversion perversion: Why the yield curve may not be a surefire signal of the next recession

Inversion perversion: Why the yield curve may not be a surefire signal of the next recession

This time around, the yield curve may not be in such a rush to flip upside down and, because of that, it’s not necessarily the same surefire sign of what’s to come.

post image Finding opportunities in bonds, tariffs be damned

Finding opportunities in bonds, tariffs be damned

One of the biggest fears gripping markets so far this year has been the introduction and escalation of tit-for tat tariffs by the U.S. and its key trading partners, but bond investors do not have the same worries as their equity-holding counterparts.