December 2014

Cash and Worry: What Canadian Investors Really Think – and Do

11:45am-1:30pm | The Marriott Hotel - 525 Bay St, Toronto

Canadian investors have been riding a wave of good returns in fixed income and equities over the past five years, but as interest rates are set to rise and stocks looks at least fully valued, how well-prepared – and well-informed – are they? Are their financial goals and retirement plans realistic, and are they taking the short-term actions that will help them get there?

Leveraging the results of the BlackRock Global Investor Pulse survey – the largest survey of investor attitudes and behaviours in the world – Noel Archard will investigate the realities and concerns of Canadian investors today, the challenges they face in reaching their long-term financial goals, and the implications for the investment industry and policymakers.

Member Pricing:
Individual seat: $89 +HST
Table (seats 10): $801 +HST

Guest Pricing:
Individual: $110 +HST
Table (seats 10): $990 +HST

Cash and Worry: What Canadian Investors Really Think – and Do

Noel Archard,

Managing Director and Head
BlackRock Canada

Noel Archard,

Noel Archard, CFA, Managing Director, currently heads the Canadian business overseeing and driving initiatives in both the Institutional and Retail divisions. Noel is on the Global Operating Committee and Americas Executive Committee within BlackRock. Mr. Archard joined iShares in 2006, then part of Barclays Global Investors which merged with BlackRock in December 2009. He spent over 10 years at The Vanguard Group, first working with their brokerage service unit and then moving into their Exchange Traded Funds group. Mr. Archard has a BS degree from Northwestern University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder (CFA®). He is a member of the Financial Analysts of Toronto and the CFA® Institute.

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