JUNE 16 & 17, 2021

Pension funds’ fixed income portfolios have been challenged with ensuing low-interest environment, as a result of continual monetary policies that would prevent a COVID-inflicted recession and help countries to recover. How do pension funds reconstruct fixed income and credit portfolios in generating returns and lowering volatility in the uncertainty? This 2-day forum, driven from leading institutional investors and industry practitioners, will explore strategies on fixed income and credit investing in the post-COVID environment.

Coffee and Chat with Chief Economist

Avery Shenfeld

Managing Director and Chief Economist

Fixed Income & Credit Investments Virtual Forum will gather leading pension fund executives and investment practitioners, for a series of discussions on:

Fixed income portfolio construction in a low-interest environment
Active management vs.
fixed income ETF
Credit opportunities amid an uneven recovery
Diversification in Fixed Income and Credit portfolios by Investing in Asia
Investing in green, social and sustainable bonds

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Avery Shenfeld

Managing Director and Chief Economist
Avery Shenfeld is Managing Director and Chief Economist at CIBC, having been with the firm since 1993. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University. A sought-after commentator with a focus on North America, Avery follows economic developments and their implications for financial and asset markets. He is a six time winner of the Dow Jones Market Watch award for most accurate forecaster of the US economy. Most recently, he was recognized as the top forecaster of the Canadian economy by Consensus Economics for two consecutive years and was the top ranked economist in a survey of institutional investors. His prior background includes experience in management consulting, on the economics faculty at the University of Toronto, and lecturing in the summer program at Harvard's John F.Kennedy School of Government.