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INVESTMENTS - TACTICAL UPDATES

Emblem Portfolios in action - Volatility affords opportunity

Investments, Tactical Updates

Increased global equities, reduced cash

Tactical Update - March 1, 2018

Volatility affords opportunity.

Equity market volatility came back with a vengeance over the past month, following a year-long stretch of historically low volatility. Simmering concerns over higher interest rates boiled over early in February following the release of strong U.S. wage growth data.

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Emblem Portfolios in Action

Investments, Tactical Updates

Increased Canadian Equities, Decreased U.S. Equities

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Emblem Portfolios in Action

Investments, Tactical Updates

In our last tactical update, we cited the market’s overly optimistic view towards U.S. equities. This resulted in decreased U.S. equity targets in the Emblem Portfolios, and increased targets towards Canadian equities and fixed income. While it did take some time to begin unfolding, U.S. equities did initiate a slight correction, with the S&P 500 declining 0.7% since March 1st. Over the same period, the S&P/TSX Composite gained 1.9%.

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Emblem Portfolios in Action

Investments, Tactical Updates

Tactically Increased Canadian Equities, Decreased U.S. Equities

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Emblem Portfolios in action

Investments, Tactical Updates

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Emblem Portfolios in action

Investments, Tactical Updates

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Emblem Portfolios in action

Investments, Tactical Updates

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Emblem Portfolios in Action

Investments, Tactical Updates

Tactically increased Fixed Income, decreased equities

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Emblem Portfolios in Action

Investments, Tactical Updates

Increased U.S. equities, decreased Canadian equities

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Emblem Portfolios in Action

Investments, Tactical Updates

Decreased fixed income; increased International equities

Current Target Positioning as of June 12, 2015

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