Insight Extra | February 26, 2020

Coronavirus: Economic and Financial Market Impacts

As the number of reported cases increases across a growing number of countries, concern about the impact of the coronavirus on the global economy and financial markets is being elevated.

Weekly Insight | February 19, 2020

The impact of the Coronavirus on the U.S equity markets was somewhat muted this week. The S&P 500 saw a gain of 0.40%. A contributing factor to the gain is better than expected earnings reports from U.S companies.

Weekly Insight | February 12, 2020

Global equities were positive on the week. The S&P 500 gained 1.4% and outpaced small cap domestic stocks. Emerging markets bounced back a little with gains of 1.9%. The Bloomberg Barclays Aggregate Bond Index gained 0.3% on the week.

Weekly Insight | February 5, 2020

The preliminary Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth number for the fourth quarter of 2019 was released this week. Slow growth is what was expected, and slow growth is what we got.