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Market Watch: February 2023

Global financial markets had a difficult month in February, reflecting concerns over the global economy’s growth prospects. In Canada, the economy stalled in Q4 2022, but there are indications that it may…

Market Watch: January 2023

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Global financial markets had a strong start in January with positive gains. The US economy showed signs of growth while the inflation rate slowed down. The Euro Area economy expanded at a weaker pace…

Market Watch: December 2022

Global financial markets experienced their worst year since the financial crisis of 2008 due to a combination of factors, including inflation, slowing global growth, tightening monetary policy, …

Market Watch: November 2022

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Global financial markets extended their rebound from October’s lows, encouraged by the prospect of peaking inflation and the possibility of the Fed slowing the rate hikes. S&P 500 companies reported…

Market Watch: October 2022

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Global financial markets posted the first monthly gain since July amid increased volatility. The third quarter earnings season is off to a pretty strong start, with 45% of the S&P 500 having already…

Market Watch: August 2022

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Global financial markets plummeted in August, marking the worst August performance in seven years, as investors remained concerned about the Federal Reserve’s relentless interest rate hikes. Selloff…

Market Watch: July 2022

Global financial markets saw a resurgence in July, following the Fed’s additional 75-basis-point rate rise and news that the economy fell at a 0.9 percent annual rate in the second quarter. The market…

Market Watch: June 2022

Global equity markets fell more than 20% year-to-date, reflecting the worst first half in over 50 years. Inflation remains a threat, fueled by rising oil and commodity prices, labor shortages, and…

Market Watch: May 2022

In April, global financial markets took a hit as investors grappled with increasing interest rates and weakening global growth. The market had its worst start to a year in decades. The sharpest…

Market Watch: April 2022

In April, global financial markets took a hit as investors grappled with increasing interest rates and weakening global growth. The market had its worst start to a year in decades. The sharpest…