Market Matters: May 2021

Summary for May 2021 Presented by Mackenzie Investments Key Highlights: The central banks of South Korea and New Zealand are taking a firmer tone, as is the Bank of Canada Crypto-currencies plunge Canadian equities perform well on the back of stellar earnings Inflation beats already high expectations Click here to read more. [...]

By |2021-06-09T13:58:22-04:0009/06/2021|Market Matters|

Market Matters: February 2021

Summary for Febuary 2021 Presented by Mackenzie Investments Fixed income investors bruised as global bond yields surge amid increasing confidence for a robust economic rebound in the second half of 2021 Canadian equities deliver strong performance; powered by the cyclical rotation trade and soaring commodity prices US House of Representatives passes President Biden’s US$1.9 trillion [...]

By |2021-03-23T15:53:11-04:0023/03/2021|Market Matters|

Market Matters: January 2021

Summary for January 2021 Presented by Mackenzie Investments COVID-19 cases decline sharply amidst vaccine rollouts; virus mutations remain a concern Under heavy security post the US Capitol riot, US President Biden takes office: Signs 42 executive orders and proposes a $1.9 trillion fiscal stimulus bill Heavily shorted stocks: GameStop, AMC and Blackberry exhibit extreme volatility [...]

By |2021-03-10T13:45:51-05:0022/02/2021|Market Matters|

Market Matters: November 2020

Highlights: News of a promising COVID-19 vaccine trial helped spur strong global stock market gains and a significant sector rotation from growth into value sectors. Beginning in 2021, GLC will be amalgamated into Mackenzie Investments and together we will be stronger as one of Canada’s largest asset managers. The drawn-out U.S. presidential election gave way [...]

By |2021-03-01T15:16:32-05:0019/12/2020|Market Matters|

Market Matters: October 2020

Highlights: Rising COVID-19 infection counts continue to stifle economic recovery across North America and Europe. Equity markets and investor sentiment weakened as U.S. election uncertainty loomed throughout the month. Bond yields rose sharply early in the month, only to land back roughly where they started. Click here to read more.

By |2021-02-26T15:52:47-05:0018/11/2020|Market Matters|
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