Infrastructure investing builds on a solid foundation

As a group, these growing industries have outperformed broad market indexes.

Yan Barcelo 16 January, 2018 | 6:00PM
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Funds in the Global Infrastructure Equity category invest in a market segment that is growing by leaps and bounds worldwide, offering investors potential strong performance and weak correlation to the major stock-market indexes.

As a group, infrastructure stocks have outperformed over the last 15 years. For example, the S&P Global Infrastructure Index has returned a cumulative 160% since 2001, well ahead of the S&P 500 which returned 139% for the same period, notes Sami Hazboun, the Montreal-based portfolio manager of Investors Global Infrastructure Class .

The same holds for the FTSE Global Infrastructure Index. It has achieved annual growth of 10%, compared with 7% for the MSCI World Index, notes Dominique Lessard, a portfolio manager at Desjardins Wealth Management in Montreal.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar Rating
American Tower Corp293.75 USD-1.14Rating
Crown Castle International Corp188.54 USD-0.36Rating
Enbridge Inc50.66 CAD-0.33Rating
Hydro One Ltd30.87 CAD-0.68Rating
Pembina Pipeline Corp40.08 CAD-0.72Rating

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Yan Barcelo  is a veteran financial and economic journalist with more than 30 years of experience, writing for many publications in Toronto and in Montreal, including CPA MagazineLes Affaires and Commerce.

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