Portfolio managers are responsible for profitably investing people's money. They could work or corporations or individuals. Portfolio managers spend the large part of their days studying financial markets and current events. They work closely with analysts and debate implications of market developments and current events on possible investments. Once they have gathered the information they need, they then take decisions about buying and selling securities. They share their research and insight with investors along with a suggested course of action. They are responsible for not juts bringing in investments but also for managing these investments through constant monitoring and suitable action in terms of holding or selling.

Responsibilities Include

  • Critically analyze reports from analysts and other research methodologies
  • Evaluate investment options and make spot decisions on buying, holding or selling.
  • Follow market index and news constantly and forecast impact on investments
  • Make presentations to investors, consultants and advisory boards

Alternate Name

Money manager, fund manager, or investment manager

Earning Potential

$150,000-$500,000+/year
Avg Salaries from Canadian job sites

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