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Financial Outlook

Optimum Asset Management publishes quarterly financial outlooks which provide an overview of the economy as well as of the bond, Canadian equity, foreign equity and foreign currency markets.

It also contains information on our portfolios based on different economic contexts.

  • The central banks changed their message and are now considering raising interest rates sooner than expected, a development that affected the bond market.
  • The FTSE Canada Universe Bond Index returned 1.66% in the second quarter after a negative return of -5.04% in the first 3 months of 2021.
  • In Canada, the S&P/TSX Index continued its first-quarter momentum, advancing 8.60% in the second quarter for a year-to-date return of 15.67%.
  • In the United States, the S&P 500 Index reached a new peak in the second quarter with a return of 4.75% (CAD).
  • The MSCI World Index also advanced in the second quarter, with a gain of 3.51% (CAD).

FINANCIAL OUTLOOK

July 2021

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FINANCIAL OUTLOOK

April 2021

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FINANCIAL OUTLOOK

January 2021

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FINANCIAL OUTLOOK

October 2020

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FINANCIAL OUTLOOK

July 2020

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FINANCIAL OUTLOOK

April 2020

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Releases 


COMMUNIQUÉ
14/05/2021

Aide-mémoire fiscal 2021

Consultez notre outil de référence pratique.

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NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT
22/06/2020

Mr. Pierre-Philippe Ste-Marie and Mr. Martin Delage

Optimum Asset Management is pleased to announce the appointments of Mr. Pierre-Philippe Ste-Marie and Mr. Martin Delage 

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COMMUNICATION
18/06/2020

New pooled fund launched

In 2012, Optimum Asset Management developed a strategy to reduce the volatility of returns in periods of uncertainty. The low volatility Canadian equity strategy generates returns that correlate with the market differently. 

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Media Presence


LES AFFAIRES
28/06/2021

Se protéger de l'inflation par les obligations à rendement réel

Lisez les commentaires de notre co-chef des placements, Pierre-Philippe Ste-Marie, sur les obligations à rendement réel.

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LA PRESSE
06/02/2021

Des échos de bulle en bourse? (French only)

Lisez les commentaires de notre co-chef des placements, Martin Delage, sur le marché boursier actuel.

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BMP MAGAZINE
28/10/2020

Research Paper 

Where are the current Canadian market opportunities? To find out, read our whitepaper.

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LA PRESSE
27/09/2020

Investissement responsable (French only)

L'investissement responsable a la cote. Sylvain B. Tremblay discute de l'importance des normes ESG en investissement dans cet article de La Presse.

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ICI RDI
11/09/2020

Analyse de finances personnelles (French only)

Puiser dans son REER et y remettre la somme dans la même année fiscale sans payer d'impôts, est-ce possible ? Chantal Matos répond à cette question à Zone Économie sur RDI. 

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LA PRESSE
23/08/2020

Investisseur avisé

« La prudence reste de mise » est le constat de notre collègue, Martin Delage, cité dans La Presse. 

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