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May 25, 2020 | Joshua Varghese
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Real estate is seemingly the easiest investment asset class in the world for investors to understand, as property may be the only asset class that every person on earth uses all the time. ... read more

May 19, 2020 | Jeff Elliott
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In my previous blog, I outlined several of the key facts and unknowns related to the current global pandemic, including potential treatments and the results of possible health policies aimed at allowing a return to ?normal.? ... read more

May 13, 2020 | Jeff Elliott
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These are unprecedented times, both from a human health and welfare perspective and a market perspective. Things are moving quickly and there is a lot of misinformation and partial information circulating. ... read more

Apr 24, 2020 | Drummond Brodeur
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By Drummond Brodeur, Senior Vice-President and Global Strategist ? We enter the second quarter in a virtual lockdown as the world reels from the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Having exploded across China in February, the virus spread quickly through the developed world in March and, we fear, may continue to make explosive inroads into many emerging economies in the coming month(s). ... read more

Apr 15, 2020 | Matthew Strauss
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By Matthew Strauss ? Despite some recent improvements in the markets, we remain reluctant to fully re-engage emerging market equities at this point due to several factors. ... read more

Apr 09, 2020 | Jean-Philippe Bry
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À la différence de la crise de 2008 qui a été précipitée par une crise financière, la crise actuelle est essentiellement sanitaire, et c?est cette dernière qui a entraîné une crise économique et l?arrêt de l?activité économique, qui ont, à leur tour, eu un impact sur le secteur financier, au point d?engendrer une autre crise, de liquidités celle?ci, et beaucoup d?incertitude en ce qui concerne la solvabilité, mais surtout la situation économique. La bonne nouvelle est que les banques centrales et les gouvernements sont intervenus rapidement.... read more

Apr 01, 2020 | Eric Bushell
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The monetary and fiscal policy response to the epidemic globally has been unusually quick and effective. In two weeks, core response elements relating to economic and financial challenges have been put in place to prevent the health crisis from morphing into a broader crisis. Effective health policy and innovation will be needed, however, before our working lives, economies and markets can normalize. ... read more