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U.S. dollar’s plunge could persist

Several factors weigh negatively on the currency's outlook

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Almost 60% of Canadian ESG funds outperformed in Q2

In the same quarter, global ESG fund assets hit US$1 trillion, with positive Canadian flows, finds Morningstar

Phased pandemic recovery contains multiple risks

Reports from Manulife and Vanguard take stock of how Covid-19 will reshape the global economy

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A bottom-up approach for uncertain times

An investment manager finds companies built to survive the pandemic

  • By: Staff
  • July 28, 2020 July 28, 2020
  • 16:00
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Explaining gold’s appeal as investors hedge

Several factors are pushing the precious metal to record highs

Greed or boredom? Retail investors chase pandemic rebound

Investor behaviour is drawing parallels to the late-1990s tech boom, a report from Richardson GMP says

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ETFs drive fund sales in first half of 2020: IFIC

Money market funds drove mutual fund net sales

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U.S. banks maintain capital strength: Moody’s

Wall Street firms "are reasonably well placed to weather a downturn this year," a report says

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How asset allocation impacts portfolio recovery

Don’t underestimate the behavioural element

  • By: Jim Otar
  • July 16, 2020 July 16, 2020
  • 13:15
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Supporting racial justice through ESG investing

A lack of data is a barrier, but experts say now is the time to push for disclosure

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Why are stocks rising in a global pandemic?

A report helps explain the divergence between capital markets and the broader economy

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U.S. high-yield defaults to reach 10-year high, Fitch says

At the same time, high-yield issuance hit a record in June

Bond indices

Allocating to corporate credit amid economic uncertainty

Not all businesses will survive the recession

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Plunge in immigration will hurt housing market

TD Economics has downgraded its forecasts for home sales and prices amid weak population growth

Bull and Bear

Outlook positive for precious and base metals

Both the macro bull and bear cases support gold, analyst says

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Government bonds top performers in volatile first half, report says

Risk assets rallied in the second quarter on the back of central bank policy

Securities and Exchange trending up

Dividend investors encouraged to keep the faith

Strategies should be adjusted rather than abandoned after weak performance, a report says

Businessmen are skeptical looking at stock market charts.

Evaluating risk in an uncertain market

A downside analysis examines companies' liquidity, cash flow

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Mining companies look to cash in on gold prices

The uncertainty from Covid-19 has given junior miners a boost

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Investors are watching how companies respond to pandemic

Covid-19 has highlighted the importance of social risks

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Working from home, shopping online weaken demand for office space

As Covid-19 pummels commercial real estate, the sector's long boom could end

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Why June 26 could see record trading volumes

Annual index "reconstitution" will reflect market trends

Growth

Examining emerging market debt

Risk within the asset class can be managed with diversification

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Pandemic-related trends for investors to consider

Some changes could alter businesses permanently