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market commentary

Inflation is Not the Only Challenge

Markets | May 2, 2022

Statistics Canada reported higher inflation in February 2022. The Consumer Price Index rose 5.7% compared to a year ago as of February 2022. Commodity prices have skyrocketed as a result…

Investment implications of Russia's Invasion

Implications of Russia’s Invasion & What They Mean to the Investment Landscape

Markets | Apr 5, 2022

We are all saddened by the news of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. We hope this war will end soon and that the people of both countries will find relief. Markets…

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…

2022 Multi-Asset Outlook

Markets | Jan 11, 2022

As we enter 2022, we will once again follow the custom of sharing our market outlook for the coming year. Our expectations for 2021, strong equity performance and challenges for…