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Market Update from the Global Asset Allocation Team – February 2021

General
Feb 5, 2021

Global equity markets lost some steam in January, with the MSCI All Country World slipping 0.5% during the month. Regionally speaking, developed markets assumed the brunt of the weakness and underperformed their developing counterparts. Both the S&P 500 and the MSCI gauge of international equities shed 1.1%, while the S&P/TSX slid more modestly (-0.6%). By […]

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Candice Bangsund
Vice President and Portfolio Manager, Global Asset Allocation

Market Update from the Global Asset Allocation team – January 2021

General
Jan 11, 2021

A tumultuous 2020 came to a close on a positive note amid optimism that the distribution of safe and effective vaccines will revitalize the economy in 2021.

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Candice Bangsund
Vice President and Portfolio Manager, Global Asset Allocation

Global Asset Allocation 2021 Outlook

Global Markets
Dec 18, 2020

The global economy continues to heal and has stabilized at reasonably healthy levels, with the sheer abundance of monetary and fiscal stimulus acting as a critical source of support even as the coronavirus continues to circulate across the globe.

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Candice Bangsund
Vice President and Portfolio Manager, Global Asset Allocation

Market Update from the Global Asset Allocation team – December 2020

General
Dec 7, 2020

Optimism flourished in November and global equity markets soared to new highs after some encouraging reports of progress on the vaccine-front, which raised the prospect for an end to the pandemic and emboldened expectations for a rapid recovery in growth.

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Candice Bangsund
Vice President and Portfolio Manager, Global Asset Allocation

Market Update from the Global Asset Allocation team – November 2020

General
Nov 4, 2020

In October, investors turned decidedly cautious ahead of the pivotal U.S. election.

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Candice Bangsund
Vice President and Portfolio Manager, Global Asset Allocation