Michael Sager

Michael Sager, Ph.D. 

Vice-President, Client Portfolio Manager 
Multi-asset and currency management

Michael Sager is a client portfolio manager responsible for working with internal and external partners to develop effective investment solutions for clients, prospects and consultants.

Prior to joining CIBC Asset Management in 2018, Dr. Sager was an Asset Allocation Consultant at Alignvest Investment Management. Previously, he was a Senior Portfolio Manager at the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board. He also has portfolio management and research experience from Wellington Management, J.P. Morgan Asset Management, the European Central Bank and the Bank of England.

Dr. Sager earned a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Warwick and a Master of Science degree in Economics from the University of London.

Economy

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Markets May Be Pricing In Ideal Scenarios

A rise in bond yields could create an attractive entry point.

By Michael Sager |February 5, 2024

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Fixed Income

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High Rates a ‘Boon’ for Active Currency Investors

Wider differentials provide opportunities.

By Michael Sager |October 17, 2023

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Real Assets

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Alternative Investments for Periods of Inflation

Embracing other asset classes can mitigate the impact of inflation on returns.

By Michael Sager |October 3, 2022

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Equities

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Currencies in a Rising Rate Environment

Where to look beyond the almighty dollar.

By Michael Sager |September 26, 2022

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Equities

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Alternative Investments for Periods of Inflation

Embracing other asset classes can smooth out the impact of volatility.

By Michael Sager |February 23, 2022

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Equities

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Rising Rates to Create Currency Winners and Losers

Emerging markets provide opportunity, while euro may suffer.

By Michael Sager |February 7, 2022

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Equities

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Building Inflation Buffers for Portfolios

Alternatives may be a solution to inflation and overpriced equities.

By Michael Sager |October 11, 2021

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Economy

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Inflation May Have Peaked, But Other Risks Remain

Currency expert weighs in on growth and inflation.

By Michael Sager |October 6, 2021

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Economy

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Positioning Portfolios for Inflation

Investors may want to look beyond stocks and bonds.

By Michael Sager |April 21, 2021

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