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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

2021 Mid-Year Capital Market Overview by Mackenzie Investments

The race between containing the COVID-19 virus and its variants versusvaccine rollout and efficacy is being won by the miraculous work of scientistsand health care workers. However, equity markets and commodity priceshave moved a long way toward pricing in this optimistic scenario.While “peak everything” may be near, the size of [...]

2021 Mid-Year Capital Market Overview by Mackenzie Investments2021-12-20T03:00:28+00:00
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