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July 2022 market update – Will inflation peak soon

 or could we be in for more? Introduction After falling significantly during the first half of the year, global equity markets started the second half byposting a positive return over the month of July. Despite ongoing aggressive monetary tightening, aslowdown in economic activity heightened expectations global central banks might need [...]

July 2022 market update – Will inflation peak soon2022-08-10T17:34:17+00:00

Mid Year Market Update by Canada Life

By Canada Life | July 20, 2022 The investment landscape has shifted dramatically since the start of the year. Wondering how to make sense of jammed supply chains, inflation and changing growth outlooks? On our latest Canada Life Portfolio Manager Connect Series event, we heard from Dan Gremonprez, National Vice-President, [...]

Mid Year Market Update by Canada Life2022-07-25T15:53:59+00:00

June 2022 market update – Canada’s Housing Market Under Pressure

amid rising rates and prices   Introduction Global equity markets fell significantly in June as surging inflation and aggressive policy stances by globalcentral banks heightened concerns about a potential recession. The U.S. Federal Reserve Board (“Fed”)raised the target range of its federal funds rate by 75 basis points (“bps”), while [...]

June 2022 market update – Canada’s Housing Market Under Pressure2022-07-12T19:20:12+00:00

May 2022 market update – Canada Life Investment Management

Consumer prices continued to grow during the month but showed signs of slight easing. Both manufacturing and service sector activity slowed during the month, partly due to ongoing supply chain disruptions and lockdown restrictions in China. The Fed raised the target range of its federal funds rate by 50 basis [...]

May 2022 market update – Canada Life Investment Management2022-06-07T20:48:44+00:00

April 2022 market update – Canada Life

Global equity markets fell substantially during April 2022. Investor sentiment waned amid the Russia-Ukraine conflict as its negative impact on the global supply chain helped push prices higher. Oil prices finished slightly higher, as lower supply was offset by expectations of falling demand and persistent lockdown restrictions in China. To [...]

April 2022 market update – Canada Life2022-05-12T18:35:05+00:00

March 2022 market update: Rate increases begin – will Canadians cut spending?

The global economy was under pressure during the month of March amid the Russia-Ukraine conflict,supply chain disruptions and still-surging inflationary pressures. Global consumers were hindered byelevated consumer prices and economic risk. Oil prices rose over the month to reach, at one point, overUS$123/barrel, their highest level since 2008. Meanwhile, investors [...]

March 2022 market update: Rate increases begin – will Canadians cut spending?2022-04-11T21:47:54+00:00

January 2022 market update by Canada Life

The restrictions put in place to contain the rapid spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant continued to weigh on global economic activity in January. The service sector experienced a significant decline. While economic activity slowed, inflation continued its march higher through the period, raising new questions about the stability of [...]

January 2022 market update by Canada Life2022-02-11T20:40:31+00:00

2022 Market Outlook – Canada Life Investment Management

COVID-19 was the main determinant of economic activity and the leading global story for 2020 and most of 2021. How economies around the world restart from the pandemic and thrive in a post-pandemic world will be the story that dominates the investment industry in 2022 and beyond. This is not [...]

2022 Market Outlook – Canada Life Investment Management2022-01-10T19:43:34+00:00

November 2021 Market Update

Economic activity in November was relatively strong, with gains in the manufacturing and service sector, while global supply chain issues, raw material shortages and rising inflation weighed on expectations. With the strengthening economy and high inflation, the U.S. Federal Reserve Board (“Fed”) announced that it would begin reducing its asset [...]

November 2021 Market Update2021-12-20T02:59:28+00:00

October 2021 market update

Economic activity during the month of October was hindered by global supply issues and the COVID-19Delta variant. Inflation remained elevated, prompting some global central banks to acknowledge higherinflation may persist into 2022. As reported in October, economic growth in the U.S. and China slowed inthe third quarter, while growth in [...]

October 2021 market update2021-12-20T03:00:02+00:00
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