Audio commentary: Making asset allocation decisions in the current market

Apr 13, 2020 | Siân Canavan and Joseph Wu


The Canadian Investment Committee’s guidance on the importance of long term asset allocation, and current tactical guidance

Siân Canavan, manager of Multi-Asset strategy, and Joseph Wu, Multi-Asset strategist discuss the importance of strategically allocating portfolios across asset classes. They share why at this time they believe it is prudent to be defensively positioned for the short-medium term, highlight where they see opportunities in the current market, and explain what the Canadian Investment Committee is focused on monitoring as markets continue to evolve in the coming weeks and months.


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