Assante Team

February 2022

Russia Ukraine Update

Update on the Russia/Ukraine Situation

Markets | Feb 24, 2022

The news of Russia invading Ukraine created rattles in capital markets this morning. However, it was a known concern so a fair bit of the downside had already been reflected…

2022 BC Budget Commentary

2022 BC Budget Commentary

Finance Minister Selina Robinson tabled the 2022 British Columbia provincial budget on February 22, 2022. Due to better-than-expected economic growth, the deficit for the 2021/22 fiscal year is anticipated to…

Rising Inflation Inevitably Leads to Bank Rate Hikes

Rising Inflation Inevitably Leads to Bank Rate Hikes

Markets | Feb 4, 2022

Inflation and interest rates continue dominating news headlines as we begin 2022. Supply chain disruptions and higher oil prices have contributed to inflation recently topping 7% in the U.S. and…