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PrefBlog is presented as a public service by Hymas Investment Management Inc., Manager / Trustee of Malachite Aggressive Preferred Fundand publisher of PrefLetter, a monthly newsletter directed towards long term buy-and-hold retail investors. James Hymas, president of Hymas Investment Management Inc, with years of experience designing quantitative investment technology and applying this technology to conservative portfolios, seeks to provide institutions and retail investors with the information and advice necessary to produce top quartile returns in the preferred share market without the assumption of excess risk.

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December 13, 2017

The FOMC hiked the US policy rate 25bp: Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in November indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at a solid rate. Averaging th...

December 12, 2017

HIMIPref™ Preferred IndicesThese values reflect the December 2008 revision of the HIMIPref™ IndicesValues are provisional and are finalized monthly Index MeanCurrentYield(at bid) MedianYTW MedianAverageTradingValue MedianMod Dur(YTW) Issues...

December 11, 2017

HIMIPref™ Preferred IndicesThese values reflect the December 2008 revision of the HIMIPref™ IndicesValues are provisional and are finalized monthly Index MeanCurrentYield(at bid) MedianYTW MedianAverageTradingValue MedianMod Dur(YTW) Issues...

ENB.PF.K Soft on Modest Volume

Enbridge Inc. has announced: that it has closed its previously announced public offering (the Offering) of Cumulative Redeemable Minimum Rate Reset Preference Shares, Series 19 (the Series 19 Preferred Shares) through a syndicate of underwriters led...

LB Rating Trend Negative: DBRS

DBRS has announced that it: confirmed the ratings of Laurentian Bank of Canada (LBC or the Bank). The trends on all long-term ratings have been revised to Negative from Stable, while the trends on all short-term ratings remain Stable. The Bank’s ...