Staying resilient through 2023 

Manulife Investment Management market outlook call series

These calls are intended for investment professionals only. For those investors that are interested in the details of these discussions, reach out to your advisor. Simultaneous translation in French is available.

Market uncertainty and volatility have been challenging for investors.

Join each of our three upcoming Resilience in action market outlook calls, featuring some of our top thought leaders and portfolio managers. Hear why it’s important to stay resilient in difficult economic times, where we think investment markets may be headed and how Manulife Investment Management is well positioned to support your business.

Learn more about what Resilience in action really means. Check out the descriptions below and sign up for each call today!

CE credits

The continuing education accrediting bodies will be reviewing the three calls and will provide approvals on both the number and types of credits that apply. If you attend the calls, you’ll be notified about your certificates 8 to 10 weeks after the review and approvals process.


January 10

1pm–2pm ET/10am–11am PT

Capital Markets Strategy

High interest rates, inflation, and recession take centre stage in financial discussions. The Capital Markets Strategy team weighs in on what a potential recession may look like, the future of fixed income, and how to find opportunities in a slower earnings growth environment.

Essential Equity

How can you protect your investments in this difficult economic environment? Find out how the Essential Equity team is navigating volatile markets, finding ways to provide income and capital appreciation through a diversified, resilient portfolio.

Kevin Headland

Capital Markets Strategy

Macan Nia

Capital Markets Strategy

Chris Hensen

Essential Equity

Jonathan Popper

Essential Equity


January 11

1pm–2pm ET/10am–11am PT

Canadian Fixed Income

The Canadian Fixed Income team is navigating the rising interest rates and inflation. They’ll discuss how the Manulife Yield Opportunities Fund is actively managed, which can allow portfolio managers to take advantage of shorter-term market volatility to better position the fund for longer term success.

Global Multi-Sector Fixed Income

Our Global Multi-Sector Fixed Income team will recap the year that was and give their insights into how they’re planning to navigate 2023, focusing on Manulife Strategic Income Fund, which won the Refinitiv Lipper 2022 Global Fixed Income Category Series F, 10 Year Award.

Roshan Thiru

Canadian Fixed Income

Jonathan Crescenzi

Canadian Fixed Income

Chuck Tomes

Multi-Sector Fixed Income

Tom Goggins

Global Multi-Sector Fixed Income


January 12

1pm–2pm ET/10am–11am PT

Fundamental Equity

With fears of a recession and increased market volatility dominating the minds of investors, finding companies that generate more cash than they need to run their business is critical in building a resilient portfolio. Patrick Blais will discuss portfolio construction and his team’s outlook for 2023.

Mawer Investment Management

Be Boring. Make Money.TM—Mawer has followed this guiding principle through all market environments for over 48 years. Hear Jeff Mo’s outlook for the next year, his thoughts on the U.S. markets, and how Mawer’s “boring” investment process builds resilient portfolios.

Patrick Blais

Fundamental Equity

Jeff Mo

Mawer Investment Management

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