December 2022 Market Report

While many countries returned to normal since the start of the pandemic, 2022 has been a year of great disruption. From the war in Ukraine, heightened inflation to increased interest

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The Federal Reserve raised their policy rate by 75-bps to 4 percent, as expected, at the start of November. The following week, October data was released showing inflation slowed to

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September 2022 Market Report

The war in Ukraine escalated with a counteroffensive, which saw Ukraine regain large chunks of previously lost territory. Russia reacted by annexing parts of Ukraine, while the Nord Stream pipeline,

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August 2022 Market Report

Inflation decelerated and the housing market started to soften in July. This led to a short rally which ended at the end of August, when the Federal Reserve dashed hopes

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Inflation … What Does It Mean?

Filling up your gas tank in recent months is like seeing the bill for your toddler’s birthday party – “how much?” For a smooth family life, however, both must be

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June 2022 Market Report

Markets tumbled this month, initially triggered by elevated inflation above expectations. U.S. CPI increased by 8.6 per cent, above the expected 8.3 per cent. Although the difference was only marginally

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May 2022 Market Report

The Federal Reserve raised their policy rate as expected this month by 50-bps. The central bank has taken a hawkish turn in fighting the hottest inflation in 40 years, signaling

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Ukraine Invasion: Where Do Investors Stand?

Vladimir Putin is not the first Russian dictator to send chills down the spine. A trawl through the quotes of his predecessors reveals often terrifying ideological one-liners, including Lenin’s prescient,

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Investing in China: The State of Play

As Canadians locked their doors to avoid the freezing temperatures this winter, many settled back and watched the action unfold in China. But, at times, it was difficult to tell

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Inflation Is Back, So What Next?

The last time inflation was a major issue, Pink Floyd were releasing singles and the majority of Maple Leafs fans could still remember winning the Stanley Cup. Now the new

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