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Portfolio Update – May 2022
Portfolio Update – May 2022

Global equity markets declined in April as multiple factors weighed on investor sentiment. Surging inflation, tighter monetary policy, ongoing risks stemming from the war in Ukraine and renewed pandemic-induced lockdowns in China are contributing to concerns that the risk of a global recession is rising […]

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Portfolio Update – April 2022
Portfolio Update – April 2022

Global equity markets partially recovered from the initial selloff following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February. Year to date […]

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Portfolio Update – March 2022
Portfolio Update – March 2022

The escalation of events provoked by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has amplified risks to the global economy. The potential disruption to key commodities such as oil, gas, wheat, and certain minerals may cause inflation to increase further in the short term, though this will depend on how long pressures are sustained […]

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Portfolio Update – February 2022
Portfolio Update – February 2022

Global equity markets began the new year with price declines. Market volatility was mainly triggered by a perception that central bank policy rates will rise at a faster pace than originally expected. Our portfolios performed significantly better than market benchmarks and ended the month in positive territory […]

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2021-22 Highlights
2021-22 Highlights

The second year of the pandemic brought us several new challenges and opportunities. We continued to work remotely and though we all hoped for a gradual return to the office, ensuring the health and safety of our employees remained our highest priority. In-person meetings were few and far between, so we expanded our use of digital tools to increase the frequency of communication […]

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Portfolio Update – December 2021
Portfolio Update – December 2021

Global financial markets experienced some turmoil over the last two weeks, driven by the emergence of Omicron, a new variant of Covid-19. This, combined with expectations that central banks may begin to raise interest rates sooner than many expected, put pressure on equity markets […]

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