Canadian Society of Technical Analysts

Toronto Chapter October Meeting

  • 04 Oct 2016
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Bloomberg, 161 Bay St, Toronto


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Toronto Chapter of The Canadian Society of Technical Analysts

Speaker:  Glen Martin, CMT, DMS, is managing director and senior portfolio manager, Multi-Asset Absolute Return Solutions (MAARS), at Manulife Asset Management. MAARS is a multi-asset, multi-strategy fund that targets a cash + 5% return while maintaining single digit volatility. The fund aims for steady absolute returns over a rolling three-year period while maintaining low correlations with traditional asset classes.

Previously, Glen was managing director and portfolio manager, Portfolio Solutions Group (PSG), at Manulife Asset Management. In PSG, he was responsible for the management of the firm’s Canadian based Target Date, Target Risk, and Specialty Asset Allocation Portfolios. Prior to joining PSG, he was assistant manager at Manulife’s Tactical Investment Management, where he coordinated execution of investment strategies and recommended tactical investment opportunities in support of corporate objectives. Before moving to Manulife, Glen was director at Technical FX Management, Inc., where he developed and implemented trading systems based on fundamental and technical research in the foreign exchange market. Glen holds the Chartered Market Technician designation.

Education: University of London, BSc (Honors) in Banking and Finance, 2001

Joined Manulife Financial: 2005

Began Investment Career: 1998

Topic:  Developing a technical framework for portfolio management

Glen will be presenting his thoughts about technical analysis as return generator and risk tool in portfolio management.  The discussion will cover his experience as a global macro investor and will delve into the different markets, timeframes and methods of technical analysis application over his career.

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