As of July 20, 2020, Sun Life Global Investments (Canada) Inc. changed its name to SLGI Asset Management Inc. It will take some time to update our websites, materials and forms and until that is complete, all references to Sun Life Global Investments (Canada) Inc. will mean SLGI Asset Management Inc. We’ve also brought together Sun Life mutual fund, segregated fund, annuity and guaranteed investment product businesses under the collective brand of Sun Life Global Investments.

Market updates

Q4 2020 | Market Update

Despite a global economy ravaged by COVID-19, major indexes surged to record highs.

Q4 2020 | Market Update

Despite a global economy ravaged by COVID-19, major indexes surged to record highs.

  • December 14, 2020

    CIO Insights | December 2020

    CIO Sadiq S. Adatia discusses the results of the U.S. presidency, a change in power and the vaccine advances in the fight against COVID-19, plus an update on our portfolio positioning.

  • November 20, 2020

    CIO Insights | November 2020

    Our CIO is watching U.S. political developments, how COVID-19 is impacting markets, and job numbers.

  • November 11, 2020

    Eight key takeaways from the U.S. election

    Heading into the election, U.S. markets were volatile. However, following Joe Biden’s win, markets rallied on the hope for greater clarity and an end to the political chaos.

  • October 16, 2020

    Q3 2020 | Market Update

    We started to add some risk back into the portfolios in Q3, with our overall equity weighting moving from slightly underweight to neutral.

  • September 23, 2020

    Liberal Throne Speech: searching for a recovery

    How Ottawa plans to stimulate growth in the months ahead

  • September 05, 2020

    CIO Insights | September 2020

    CIO Sadiq S. Adatia discusses how fiscal stimulus, and medical advances in COVID-19 detection and treatment, could impact markets. Plus an update on our portfolio positioning.

  • September 03, 2020

    Housing sales lead recovery in July

    July saw record levels of home sales with double-digit year-over-year price gains in most major Canadian cities. Read more on how the housing sector is leading Canada’s gradual recovery from the pandemic.

  • July 17, 2020

    Q2 2020 | Market Update

    With so much uncertainty, we held to our cautious view on equities in Q2, remaining slightly underweight. However, within our equity mix we increased our overweight position in U.S. equities, and maintained our overweight exposure to emerging market equities.

  • July 14, 2020

    SLC insights: global outbreaks on the rise; rates stay low

    A jump in new COVID-19 cases in Beijing in recent days has prompted school closings and flight cancellations as China looks to stem the threat of a second wave.

  • July 09, 2020

    Canada Economic and Fiscal Snapshot, July 8, 2020

    How deeply has COVID-19 impacted Canada’s economy and financial health?