What’s happening on the markets? Which major trends are emerging? To help you better understand the issues and keep abreast of the news, the Financial offers you its Financial Panorama.
Prepared by François Landry, Senior Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer, Financial Panorama presents a comprehensive monthly overview of the key developments that are likely to affect the markets.
Financial panoramaFinancial Panorama
Stock markets off to a good start in 2019. After a sharp pullback in late 2018, stock markets began the new year on a very positive note.
Financial panoramaFinancial Panorama – December 2018
Despite considerable volatility, the markets ended the period on a positive note. Fear of an economic slowdown is palpable, but the hope of a break in the trade war between Washington and Beijing and a slowing of monetary tightening in the U.S. and in Canada are encouraging investors.
Financial panoramaFinancial Panorama – November 2018
Stock markets worldwide posted sharp declines in October, with Wall Street suffering its worst month in several years. Economic growth was robust in the United States, but decelerated in most other countries, notably China. Nevertheless, economic conditions remain favourable, although various threats are still very real.
Financial panoramaFinancial Panorama – October 2018
Global equity markets had a rather disappointing performance, but they did manage to end the third quarter of 2018 with a gain. Steady corporate revenue and earnings growth, favourable economic conditions and the low short-term risk of recession remain encouraging for stock market investors.
Financial panoramaFinancial Panorama – September 2018
While Wall Street hit new highs in August, many markets around the world pulled back because of the uncertainty caused by growing trade tensions between the United States and its trading partners, particularly China and Canada.