International and Global

High inflation risk is dividing the investment community

The month of August ended with a paradigm shift in the monetary policy framework of the Federal Reserve.
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Multi-Asset

August MAST Commentary: Investors Building Herd Immunity Against COVID-19 Fear, But Economy Will Need More Fiscal Steroids

Equity gains continued in July as bond yields slipped, though performance remains uneven across regions, sectors and factors.
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Responsible Investment

COVID-19 and climate change

An update on COVID-19’s impact on climate change.
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August 2020

August MAST Commentary: Investors Building Herd Immunity Against COVID-19 Fear, But Economy Will Need More Fiscal Steroids

Equity gains continued in July as bond yields slipped, though performance remains uneven across regions, sectors and factors.

August 2020

A recession like no other

Unlike previous recessions, the value of a U.S. used car has risen sharply this summer as our daily lives are profoundly impacted by social distancing and the sudden COVID-induced de-urbanization wave.

July 2020

Bracing for bad earnings, not necessarily bad news

The earnings season kicked off last week and we are unsurprisingly seeing many firms facing steep contraction in revenues and earnings because of COVID.

July 2020

July MAST Commentary: Equities Healing Faster than the Economy

The road ahead is unlikely to continue as smoothly, especially for the U.S. labour market as the May and June job gains represent only about a third of the jobs lost in March and April.

July 2020

Second-Wave Headlines Make Investors More Nervous than Consumers

Since the middle of June, the world has seen a spike in COVID cases in some cities and U.S. states, which has caused renewed market volatility.

June 2020

Thematic investing and the Post-COVID world

In the third in our series of virtual mini-forums, we discussed thematic investing post-COVID in one session and the outlook for oil in another.

June 2020

U.S. Consumers Meet the Stock-Market V-Recovery

Last week we got another strong indication that the economy was catching up with the stock-market optimism when U.S. retail sales rebounded by 18%, reversing a 15% drop in April.

June 2020

Recovery by 2022? It's fiscally possible

In this session, the debate focused on why the global economy may pull out of COVID-driven recession more quickly than consensus believes.

June 2020

Off the Lows, but Seatbelt Fastened

An increasing number of indicators are confirming that the worst of the March-April economic contraction is behind us, but equity prices did not wait to see a bottom in economic activity and earnings before bouncing off their lows.

June 2020

June MAST Commentary: From Walking Near the Brink to Having Eyes on the Top

Investors have their eyes on economic and earnings normalization into 2021 and 2022, which, coupled with near-zero interest rates, is contributing to elevated forward multiples.

June 2020

Returning to normal in the COVID-19 era

Cases and deaths in the U.S. and Canada continue to drop as businesses continue to reopen, underpinning recent risk-on sentiment

June 2020

Quantitative easing: Gargantuan central banks monetizing fiscal stimulus

Monetary and fiscal policy are on a mission to rescue the economy and confidence, but it’s coming at a steep cost.

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BMO Investments Inc. Announces Merger of BMO 2020 Target Date Funds

BMO Investments Inc., the manager of BMO LifeStage Plus 2020 Fund and BMO Target Education 2020 Portfolio (collectively, the "Terminating Funds") today announced that these funds are approaching their June 30, 2020 target end date.

April 2020
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