Monthly Archives: October 2015

Monthly Recap: October 2015

Global markets reversed the negative year-to-date trend in October, with the MSCI and S&P 500 both up 6.8% so far this month, while the TSX slightly lagged at a 4.3% gain on the back of oil weakness. Investors continue to take comfort in the trend of global quantitative easing, as the Chinese Central Bank cut …

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Newsletter: Volume 12, Issue 4, October 2015

China’s Slowdown Creates Anxiety – The third quarter of 2015 posted the worst quarterly return in four years for global equities as the MSCI World Index dropped 8.5%. Investors feared that a significant slowdown in China and subsequent drop in commodity prices signaled an impending global recession (commodities were the worst performing asset class of …

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