Commentaries, articles and video of interest.


Market Perspective

Man with a Tablet

by Ray Sawicki

Senior Vice President and
Chief Investment Officer

Q2 2019

After a wild and disappointing Q4 2018, global markets rebounded sharply from last year’s sell-off and positive momentum has generally carried forward through the second quarter of 2019.

Read more

Q1 2019

The fourth quarter of last year was challenging for most investors. Contractions across all major asset classes resulted in negative returns for 2018, despite significant expansion in the global economy.

Read more

Q4 2018

Global equity markets pulled back sharply through the fourth quarter of 2018 and particularly through the final month of the year, resulting in markedly negative returns across most regions.

Read more

Q3 2018

Canadian equities continued to struggle in the third quarter with the S&P/TSX Composite delivering a total return of 1.37%, negatively impacted by losses in Energy (-5.7%), Materials (-12.9%) and Consumer Discretionary stocks (-8.0%).

Read more

April 2018

Extending the exuberance that the broader markets enjoyed through the fourth quarter of 2017 into the early part of the new year, Canadian equities started off 2018 strong but experienced a sharp pull back by late January, raising memories of 2008 and feeding fears that high current valuations and a protracted bull cycle might be signaling an inflection point.

Read more

January 2018

Canadian equity markets rallied in the second half of the year but stock performance lagged on a global relative basis despite Canada having one of the strongest performing economies of the G7 in 2017.

Read more

September 2017

Canadian equities have been laggards on a global relative basis with the S&P/TSX Composite and S&P/TSX Venture each returning less than 2% year-to-date.

Read more

November/December 2016

Volatility in the financial markets picked up during the month of September and continued into October after relatively smooth sailing throughout August.

Read more


Democratizing opportunities for investors

WPC talked to Portland Holdings chairman and CEO Michael Lee-Chin about how advisors can differentiate themselves by opening up new avenues of investment for their clients

Mandeville COO, Frank Laferriere is featured as an Industry Icon in the recent issue of Wealth Professional magazine.

Frank Laferriere has always had an appreciation for advisors. Now, as SVP and COO of Mandeville Private Client, he’s helping advisors differentiate themselves by finding new avenues to create wealth for their clients.

Mandeville continues to enhance advisor experience with financial data platform

Mandeville is pleased to announce that it will now provide its advisors with access to the Refinitiv (formerly Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk) strategic desktop proposition Eikon.

Mutual funds mogul Michael Lee-Chin on why advisers need to step up their game

The billionaire philanthropist, CEO of Portland Holdings and chair of National Commercial Bank of Jamaica, on what turned him against the mutual fund business and why investors should be looking for public companies that act like private ones

Women in Wealth Management Awards finalists revealed

Mandeville Among the Finalists!

Mandeville Private Client Inc. Adds Text Messaging Solution to Client Experience

Mandeville Private Client Inc. ("Mandeville") is pleased to announce that it has secured a solution for its advisors and their clients which will enable business communications via text messaging.

Jamaica's World-Beating 233% Stock Rally Continues Full Steam

Jamaica’s spectacular stock market rally, the world’s biggest over the last five years, shows no sign of losing steam.

VIDEO - Michael Lee-Chin Discusses the JSE as well as the EGC Agenda


Mandeville Continues to Enhance Advisor and Client Experience With Content Marketing Solution

This relationship will provide Mandeville advisors with access to curated and fully licensed content from the world's most credible news sources to create engaging digital experiences for their clients and prospective clients - from newsletters, emails, website posts and social media posts.


BNN Interview

Michael Lee-Chin teams up with Lanterra for 42-storey Toronto condo


Michael Lee-Chin's keynote presentation to the World Bank/Miami Herald Forum

Video of Michael Lee-Chin's keynote presentation to the World Bank/Miami Herald Forum on the Caribbean

Ontario Teachers CIO: We Want 64% or so in Private Assets

Bjarne Graven Larsen, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan chief investment officer, talks with Bloomberg's Erik Schatzker at the Capitalize for Kids Investors Conference in Toronto. (Source: Bloomberg)

Why do the CPP's investments look nothing like your RRSP?

Mark Wiseman, President & CEO, CPP Investment Board discusses accessing alternative investments.

For more great videos, go to our YouTube Channel:

Link to Mandeville on YouTube

News Archives

  • 2018  

  • 2017  

  • 2016  

  • 2015  

  • 2014  

  • 2013  

  • 2012