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July 2022 Pricing Commentary

North American equity markets posted positive returns during the month of July. This was largely due to a substantial rebound in large capitalization U.S. technology stocks and a positive reaction to their Q2 quarterly earnings, which drove equity...

June 2022 Pricing Commentary

While North American stock markets ended the month of June with significant price weakness, we believe that there are a number of positive observations. Firstly, there appears to be a noticeable disconnect between the weak stock market performance...

May 2022 Pricing Commentary

The month of May provided remarkable volatility for North American equity prices with considerable mid-month share weakness offset by a late month recovery. As a result, by month end the main North American equity indices closed flat to down...

April 2022 Pricing Commentary

Equity and fixed income markets declined precipitously during the month of April as investor pessimism grew due to fears of rising interest rates, central bank monetary tightening, and Eastern European turmoil. Although corporate earnings have been...

March 2022 Pricing Commentary

Equity markets during the month of March posted positive returns having “climbed the proverbial wall of worry”. Specifically, the investor fears of rising interest rates, tightening central bank monetary actions, continued supply chain...

February 2022 Pricing Commentary

As we entered the month of February, investors’ primary macro financial concerns were higher interest rates, pending U.S. Federal Reserve tightening actions, and inflation. The current geopolitical tensions at hand have caused considerable...

January 2022 Pricing Commentary

Common stock prices started the month of January quite weakly and remained at these low levels until the last two trading days when they rallied significantly to record a strong finish. Despite this recovery, however, all major indices posted...

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