Raymond contributes to PWL with his thirty years of experience in investment strategy and fixed income portfolio management. A passionate blogger, he writes a monthly column in French-language newspaper Les Affaires and hosts the French podcast “L’investissement Décomplexé”. Raymond also teaches finance part-time at McGill University.

Personal Wealth

The Impact of March 2020 on Your Portfolio

We have just gone through one of the most difficult months for investors. The worst part of it wasn’t the steep decline in our portfolio values, it’s been not knowing what’s coming up next. While it is surreal to see the world economy freeze up due to the global pandemic, it’s important to remember that equity bear markets, and the damage they inflict on portfolios, are part of an investor’s life.