Market Commentary & Analysis

Market Flash Report

Stock markets have been quite resilient in the month since the Brexit vote. Against the backdrop of a significant drop in volatility, the S&P 500 surged in July, hitting record levels along the way in posting the index's 5th consecutive month of gains. But while stocks were up, crude oil had its biggest one-month decline in a year, falling 14%. Rising production and reborn concerns of oversupply drove down prices.
 

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Quarterly Market Overview

Capital markets notch modest gains in a volatile first half of the year. Most asset classes, outside of developed international stock markets, are posting positive returns at the midpoint of the year. Contributing factors have included a rally in oil prices, stabilization in the U.S. dollar, and ongoing easing by central banks

Market Flash Report

Market Flash Report

Quarterly Market Overview

It was a rocky start to the year, with stocks falling into correction territory midway through the quarter before recouping losses.

Market Flash Report

Spring is here! The sun is shining, birds are singing, and markets have staged an epic rally off mid-February lows.

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Market Flash Report

Stocks lost a smidgen of ground in February, stabilizing after January's steep declines. Still, the S&P 500 posted its third down month in a row, the first time that has happened since 2011...

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Market Flash Report

Equity markets took it on the chin in January, with the S&P 500 falling back into correction territory (down more than 10% from November's peak).

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Market Flash Report

 Investors chose not to focus on November's unsettling geopolitical events, including the terrorist attacks in Paris and the quarrel between Turkey and Russia, as U.S. stocks logged their second month of gains in a row. While travel in some regions may be affected, the incidents are unlikely to undermine global economic growth.

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