Latest market news:
Global markets were mixed and trading volumes low Friday morning, with U.S. markets closed for the Independence Day holiday. Following better-than expected employment data out of the U.S. on Thursday, investor optimism, fueled by signs of economic recovery, continued to outweigh concern over rising COVID-19 infections around the world.
(Updated July 3, 2020)
We can help you through market uncertainty
Read our latest investment update for information on the financial markets, insights around current headlines, special reports, and more.
Here are last week’s numbers for the North American and international investment markets. (This chart is updated Monday afternoon based on the previous Friday’s market close figures.)
The stock and bond market*
|Dow Jones Industrial Avg.
|S&P 500 Index
| 10-yr GoC Yield
|10-yr U.S. Treasury Yield
|WTI Crude Oil (US$/bbl)
|Bank of Canada Prime Rate 2.45%
*Weekly performance ending June 26, 2020. Sources: www.bloomberg.com, www.msci.com, www.bankofcanada.ca and www.treasury.gov.
Navigating market volatility
Recent market performance has been unpredictable, and that can be alarming for investors. Remember that periods of volatility are a normal part of the investing process and should be expected. Refer to these resources to learn more about navigating market ups and downs, so you can benefit in the long term:
Fund manager expertise
Keep in mind that the fund managers we partner with have been through market uncertainty before. They understand markets and are well-equipped with sound strategies that are designed for the long game. Here are some of the latest reports and resources available from these fund managers:
Tracking your funds
Quarterly updates offer insight into recent performance of our Aviator Portfolios™ and Versatile Portfolios Navigator™ segregated fund products. Select the relevant link to learn more about the funds and their performance over the past few months:
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