September 27, 2017

Russell Investments’Q4 2017 Global Market Update: Canadian economy expected to moderate after debt-infused high

The Canadian economy is all but certain to cool after a period of red-hot growth in the first half of the year, according to the “Canada Market Perspective” in Russell Investments’ Global Market Outlook – Q4 Update. The outlook offers the latest economic insights and market forecasts from the firm’s global team of multi-asset investment strategists.

September 20, 2017

Russell Investments achieves an “A+” grade for eight categories of responsible investing practices

Global asset manager Russell Investments has received an “A+” grade in the annual assessment report from the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investing (PRI) organization for each of the eight categories on which the firm reports data. This across-the-board glowing assessment covered the firm’s focus on strategy & governance, direct active management, manager selection, manager appointment and manager monitoring.

September 7, 2017

Russell Investments Canada enhances holistic outsourced CIO solution with new ESG Global Equity Fund

Russell Investments Canada Limited (“Russell Investments Canada”) is enhancing its outsourced CIO solution with the launch of the Russell Investments ESG Global Equity Fund (“ESG Global Equity Fund”). This new actively managed multi-manager fund is designed to reduce a client’s total exposure to carbon footprint and fossil fuel reserves and invest more in climate resilient and renewable energy opportunities.

September 5, 2017

Michelle Seitz named Chief Executive Officer of Russell Investments

Leveraging her 30 years of experience in asset management, Seitz will lead the next growth phase of the global multi-asset firm.

July 25, 2017

Russell Investments Canada names Andrew Kitchen MD, Institutional

Russell Investments Canada Limited (“Russell Investments Canada”) has heightened the focus on its institutional business with the appointment of Andrew Kitchen as Managing Director, Institutional Canada.

June 29, 2017

Russell Investments’ 2017 Global Market Outlook – Q3 Update:

Canadian mid-year market outlook hinges on housing concerns

  • Strategists upgrade 2017 Canadian gross domestic product (GDP) growth forecast
  • While the Bank of Canada (BoC) prepares the markets for an eventual rate increase, strategists believe they will take on a measured tone regarding forward guidance
  • Team expects the Canadian/U.S. dollar to trade in a range of 0.72 to 0.78

May 23, 2017

Russell Investments Canada expands multi-asset solutions for investors

Russell Investments Canada Limited (Russell Investments Canada) recently expanded the firm’s outcome-oriented multi-asset solutions to include the Multi-Asset Income Strategy (MAIS) fund, a multi-asset offering for Canadian investors that seeks to provide long-term capital growth while minimizing drawdowns.

March 29, 2017

Russell Investments’ Q2 2017 Global Market Update:

Canadian economy continues to surprise naysayers, but vulnerabilities shouldn’t be ignored

  • Canadian economy continues upside surprise, though forward concerns are more structural than cyclical
  • Consumer spending still the most consistent contributor; awaiting business investment to take the lead
  • Investor expectations have run ahead of market fundamentals in global equity markets

February 17, 2017

Russell Investments Canada Limited announces proposed change to the investment objective of Russell Investments Fixed Income Class

Russell Investments Canada Limited (the “Manager”), the manager of Russell Investments Fixed Income Class (the “Fund”), announced today that, in anticipation of the upcoming maturity of the Fund’s forward contract on April 13, 2017, the Manager will seek approval from the security holders of the Fund to change the investment objective.

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