Daily Market Update

Market Comment: April 13

Market Comment: April 13

Good morning, Stock market futures are down 0.5% following a much weaker than expected Chinese Q1 GDP.  The world’s second largest economy grew by 8.1%, well below the expected 8.4% ...
Market Comment: April 12

Market Comment: April 12

Good morning, The Canadian dollar is regaining some of its losses from the beginning of the week as investors hesitantly add risk following a successful Italian bond auction and a ...
Market Comment: April 11

Market Comment: April 11

Good morning, After falling over nearly 1.75% yesterday, markets are rebounding following a successful bond auction in Italy, positive earnings out of aluminum giant Alcoa, and the expectation that the ...
Market Comment: April 10

Market Comment: April 10

Good morning, Risk aversion continues as the prominent theme, causing markets to soften further from yesterday’s 1% selloff.  The US Dollar has gained 30 basis points vs. the Loonie overnight ...
Market Comment: April 9

Market Comment: April 9

Good morning, Risk aversion is taking hold of markets this morning as equity futures point towards a -1% open.  Commodities and commodity currencies are weak following Friday’s disappointing US unemployment ...