Assessing Fixed Income Markets after a Re-Pricing

March 31, 2020 |Connor Ryan

To help make sense of the challenging environment, Fixed Income Portfolio Advisors, Mikhial Pasic and Chris Girdler discussed how the coronavirus outbreak has impacted the fixed income market.

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A tough but temporary blow to Canada’s housing market

March 30, 2020 |Robert Hogue
Housing trends and affordability - COVID-19 edition Highlights: Pandemic has soured the outlook almost overnight: Social distancing and the economic shock will cut home sale activity to a trickle near term. The timing and speed of the eventual rebound...
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March 30th Economic Update

March 30, 2020 |Connor Ryan

Keeping you informed of what is happening in the market is a crucial part of our role. There have been some significant changes over the past week and we summarize our key thoughts below.

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Canadian dollar weakened but not headed for historical lows

March 28, 2020 |Josh Nye

Canadian dollar traded below 70 cents this week, but don't dust off “Northern Peso" references

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Are Canadian bank dividends sustainable?

March 27, 2020 |Connor Ryan

As we continue in this period of tempered economic growth and uncertainty on the back of the COVID-19 crisis and an oil price war, we think it is important to take a closer look at the Canadian banks, particularly the sustainability of their dividend

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BoC cuts rates and joins the QE club

March 27, 2020 |Josh Nye

The Bank of Canada lowered its overnight rate to 0.25% this morning and launched a new program of weekly government bond purchases that represents the bank’s first foray into quantitative easing.

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March 26th Economic Update

March 27, 2020 |Connor Ryan

Keeping you informed of what is happening in the market is a crucial part of our role. There have been some significant changes over the past week and we summarize our key thoughts below.

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How the U.S. stimulus package blunts the coronavirus shock

March 27, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

Washington is doing whatever it takes and then some. We look at who gets what from the massive relief, and consider the impact for the economy.

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US jobless claims off the charts

March 27, 2020 |Robert Hogue

Today's initial claims figure was at the upper end of the wide range of market expectations.

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Ontario takes out big guns to fight COVID-19

March 26, 2020 |Robert Hogue

The Ontario government yesterday was the latest to unveil a hefty $17 billion action plan (1.9% of GDP) to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.

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