Monthly Archives: March 2017

Newsletter: Volume 14, Issue 2, April 2017

Solid Start to 2017 – Global equities delivered solid gains in the first quarter amid an upswing in global economic data and continued optimism for fiscal reform. US equities advanced to fresh all-time highs, supported by improving manufacturing activity and wages, the end of a corporate earnings recession (five-quarter slump) and finally President Trump’s plans …

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Monthly Recap: March 2017

Markets took a breather in March after the S&P 500 touched an all-time high of 2,400 on 01-Mar-17, turning a 2.2% gain for the period into a 1.1% loss. The MSCI World fared slightly better, rising 0.95%, while the TSX was negatively affected by weak oil to end the period down 3.8%. Following 64 trading …

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