Italy has been the source of drama in recent weeks, and it hasn’t all been about men racing bicycles in spandex.
The top 15 macro questions to ask before investing in a country
These 15 questions are by no means exhaustive—they are not intended to be—but they serve as a helpful checklist for the main structural factors to consider when assessing a country’s macroeconomic backdrop.
Supersize me: Province of Alberta goes large and issues first-time benchmark euro-denominated bond | James Redpath | EP05
James Redpath (JR), Mawer fixed income portfolio manager, answers why the Alberta government issued a benchmark euro-denominated bond—four to five times the average deal size in Canada—and what it may mean for the Canadian debt market.
Quarterly update | 1Q 2018 | EP04
This episode features insights from the past quarter (1Q18) by Greg Peterson, portfolio manager of Mawer’s Balanced and Global Balanced strategies.
Enduring themes for volatile times
While investor apprehension in this environment is understandable, volatility in markets is both normal and expected. Looking back through our Art of Boring archive, we were struck by the enduring relevance of not letting fear guide investor decision-making during jittery times.
China in focus
Many of the old stories surrounding China are becoming—or are—obsolete. New ones are emerging. China’s economy is very different than it used to be, and this shift, as well as some of the trends occurring there, are worthwhile to understand.
Subscribe to receive our latest insights and quarterly updates.