COVID-19 – Reflationary Train Delayed, Not Derailed
Description: Candice Bangsund, Vice President and Portfolio Manager, Global Asset Allocation details how financial markets have reacted to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, and shares her thoughts on the near and long term macroeconomic impacts.
Recorded on February 19, 2020
Candice Bangsund is a member of the Asset Allocation committee, focusing on central banks and fundamental macro analysis. She also actively participates in the development and communication of the Asset Allocation strategy. Ms. Bangsund also serves as the global spokesperson for Fiera Capital relating to economic and investment matters.
Ms. Bangsund’s career in the investment industry spans almost eleven years, including eight years as an Investment Research Analyst for Franklin Templeton. While working with Franklin Templeton and the Franklin Templeton Global Asset Allocation Committee, she gained extensive experience with global macroeconomic research for asset classes, regions, sectors, commodities, and currencies. She also conducted multi-manager fund research and analysis with a focus on Canadian and Global Equity asset classes.
Ms. Bangsund obtained her Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2009. She is a 2003 graduate of the University of Regina in Finance.