2020 Global Investment Outlook

Investment advisors, plan sponsors and pension consultants gathered at The Ritz-Carlton in Montreal on December 3, 2019, and at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto on December 10 for Franklin Templeton’s 2020 Global Investment Outlook. Both audiences heard insights from our multi-asset solutions team and Guy Saint-Jacques, Canada’s former Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to China from 2012-16. Our investment experts spoke candidly about their capital market expectations, global markets, investment trends and risks, and global trade.

Duane Green, President and CEO of Franklin Templeton Canada, kicked off our 2020 Global Investment Outlook, which was organized to provide information and insights that help position client portfolios for success.

Bill Yun, Executive Vice President, Franklin Templeton Multi-Asset Solutions, outlined our firm’s global capital markets expectations for 2020 and beyond.

Ian Riach, Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager, Franklin Templeton Multi-Asset Solutions, and CIO of Fiduciary Trust Canada, talked about how we incorporate our capital markets expectations into the positioning of portfolios for Canadians.

Guy Saint-Jacques, Canada’s former Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to China from 2012-16, shared some insights about strategic relationships with China.