What will be the impacts of the Fed’s decisions on the Canadian dollar?

The US Federal Reserve has decided to reduce the liquidity it injects into the financial system. Will this decision have a big impact on the financial markets? Vincent Fournier, Portfolio Manager at Claret, believes the markets had plenty of time to prepare for it. Watch this French interview on Les Affaires  

Diversification, an investor’s best friend

The sound diversification of a portfolio of securities and bonds avoids errors that could prove very costly, says Vincent Fournier, portfolio manager at Claret. Watch this French interview on Les Affaires

Index funds, the end of active management?

Does the growing popularity of index funds mean the end of active portfolio management? According to Vincent Fournier, portfolio manager at Claret, the choice of an index fund is a defensive strategy and should not be the sole investment vehicule for savers. Watch this French interview on Les Affaires

Ethical investments, really?

Frequently, investors meet their financial planner with the desire to invest in ethical funds. However, taking a closer look to a benchmark index in the sector, we find a few unpleasant surprises, says Vincent Fournier, portfolio manager at Claret.  Watch this French interview on Les Affaires

8 years old bull market…

Is a correction expected in the stock market after 8 years of consecutive increases? Interview with Jean-Paul Giacometti, Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Claret. Watch this French interview on RDI Économie’s Facebook page

Taxes: Will Donald Trump have a positive impact on Apple’s earnings?

Donald Trump’s promises on tax reduction would have many positive spin offs, says Vincent Fournier, portfolio manager at Claret. Among the measures under consideration, Donald Trump could reduce the corporate tax rate from 35% to 15%, which would have an immediate positive effect on after-tax profits. Mr. Trump would also like to force American companies […]

Is is time to sell RBC?

Royal Bank shares delighted Canadian investors in 2016. Would results somewhat below expectations in the fourth quarter be the signal that it is time to take a break and reduce your positions? Read this French article on Les Affaires