Research suggests some fixed income allocations may need to be readjusted to align with a rising interest rate environment.
Inflation, rising rates, volatility and Brexit: Market strategists discuss factors and trends fueling today’s global markets.
Chief Investment Strategist Dave Lafferty shares his views on recent market volatility and what investors might be able to expect moving forward.
Illiquid conditions, two new issues, and strength of the floating rate sector were part of a mixed market performance scenario in December.
Good investor demand pushed preferred share prices higher and yields lower in November, while two new issues came to market.
Steady economic expansion and strong corporate profit growth, along with low price correlation across individual stocks, have driven realized stock market volatility to record lows.
Preferred share prices moved higher in October, driven by lack of new issues, lower bank issuance concerns, and solid investor demand.
Identifying key factors and risks that could cause stock market volatility to increase in the coming months.
Favourable economic conditions, a BOC interest hike, and good corporate creditworthiness translated into a strong preferred shares market for September.
Risk-off sentiment across global markets, driven primarily by geopolitical tensions, led to a decline in the preferred shares market in August.
Aging population and economic growth trends challenging how investors worldwide approach retirement funding.