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Risk assets continue to recover early in 2019 on the back of a more dovish U.S. Federal Reserve. Equity markets are up in all of the main regions of the world early in the New Year (table). Full Comment
After spending 2017 sheltered from volatility – thanks to low inflation pressures and strong synchronized growth – global markets ventured into the outdoors in 2018, resulting in a disappointing year for most investors, with nearly all assets but...
Is it better to contribute to a registered retirement savings plan (RRSP) or a tax-free savings account (TFSA)? As one does not replace the other, the best solution is to contribute to both. However, each option has its pros and cons, depending on...
"That’s a swing and a miss on three distinct opportunities to improve market sentiment, i.e., a strikeout that should have been averted. Mr. Powell had been preparing us for a more dovish stance. Recall that in remarks made just about a...
After November got off to a strong start, global equity markets revisited their lows, with the S&P 500 making sure that it ticked the "correction" box, for a third time this year...Full Report
"...a potential bottoming for emerging markets and commosdity prices must also be confirmed by another critical element: USD depreciation. As it turns out, the greenback is down against 25 of 31 mafor currenices fo far in November. Yes,...
In last month’s piece, we stated that “it is not far-fetched to expect a pick up in volatility over the next few weeks”. And, in this regard we can say that we were served with the mix of rising rates, inflation fears, trade tensions,...
From our Economics and Strategy Team "....the balance of opinion on the intensity of labour shortages surged to a 12-year high. That, coupled with earlier reports of skills mismatch adds to evidence that the Canadian labour market is now at...
What do you get for the man that has everything, one Donald J. Trump? He’s already commander-in-chief of world’s strongest military, has the fastest growing economy in the developed world, a robust labour market, still-lofty equity market valuations...
The S&P/TSX continues to struggle so far in 2018. The doldrums of the S&P/TSX are not attributable to economic weakness. Canadian GDP and the job market have been resilient and index earnings have come in above expectations. So what’s...