John Kratochwil

John Kratochwil

Equity Analyst, Mining and Materials

AGF Investments Inc.

John Kratochwil is an Equity Analyst on the AGF North American Research Team, specializing in Mining and Materials. John came to AGF from a full-service investment dealer where he spent over seven years in equity research covering the mining sector. The scope of his previous role included providing insight to international institutional clients and managing various operational/financial models. Prior to joining the investment industry, John worked in various roles at senior mining companies focused on precious and base metals. John has an in-depth technical background, completing a Bachelor of Applied Science in Metallurgy and Materials Engineering from the University of Toronto and is a licensed professional engineer. He also holds an MBA from the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, specializing in finance and corporate strategy.

Recent Articles from this contributor
post image Gold returns as a safe haven asset

Gold returns as a safe haven asset

Gold has rallied in recent weeks. John Kratochwil explains how geopolitics and the recent rate…

post image Mining and M&A: What’s driving the trend in 2019?

Mining and M&A: What’s driving the trend in 2019?

Geopolitics, shrinking reserves and healthy balance sheets. It’s all adding up to a blockbuster year…

post image Trade tensions and metal prices: What’s next?

Trade tensions and metal prices: What’s next?

John Kratochwil looks at the impact of U.S.-Chinese trade tensions on metal prices. Officials are…

post image China, trade and the decline in commodity prices

China, trade and the decline in commodity prices

From the moment talk of trade tariffs began, commodity prices have been in decline, reflecting fears of a negative impact on China’s economy.

post image Opportunity in Materials through increased electric vehicle usage

Opportunity in Materials through increased electric vehicle usage

The shift towards electric vehicle usage presents a variety of investment opportunities, with the Materials…