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Hotel sector still a compelling investment — with risks

Pent-up demand for leisure travel has driven rebound in some markets

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Recession still unlikely despite headwinds

Lower valuations and investor sentiment leave room for equities to bounce, reports say

  • By: Staff
  • March 22, 2022 March 22, 2022
  • 16:35
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Don’t forget about growth investing

Value's on a roll, but investors shouldn't get carried away

Securities trending down

Russian bond trading resumes for 1st time since Ukraine war

Stocks last traded on Feb. 25, the day after the invasion started

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No need to redefine ESG for wartime, RIA chair says

ESG investors can use their portfolios as a "weapon," says Roger Beauchemin, chair of the Responsible Investment Association

How real assets could fare with inflation

Both infrastructure and real estate have potential in a high inflationary environment

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What would a Russian bond default mean?

Holders of the bonds, such as funds that invest in emerging market bonds, could take serious losses

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When stock frauds go beyond gaming the numbers

Claims of novel technology are at the centre of many collapses

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Energy ETFs face a low-carbon future

New risks and rewards from Canada’s second-largest sector

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Fund trends evolve in a “dangerous” time

Exploring the new product landscape

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Looking closer at portfolios amid the war in Ukraine

Money managers need to pay more attention to the political climate when deciding which assets to hold

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How to navigate rising commodity prices in portfolios

In many cases, supply issues are only partly related to the Ukraine conflict

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More firms remove Russian securities

NEI Investments announces divestment, while more indexes remove Russian listings

Banks

Banks poised to benefit from higher rates: Fitch

Net interest margins set to expand as rates rise, loan growth picks up

Businessmen are skeptical looking at stock market charts.

Green energy, low supply to drive copper prices

The transition to a low-carbon economy will be copper-intensive

  • By: Staff
  • March 2, 2022 March 2, 2022
  • 17:00
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Ukraine war has investors grappling with geopolitics

The conflict is forcing investors to reassess growth and profit outlooks

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With little Russian exposure, volatility the bigger threat for funds

Some European funds suspended redemptions amid a liquidity crunch, Fitch reports

Banks

RBC reports $4.1B Q1 profit as wealth management net income increases 24%

Dave McKay said he expects monetary policy to tighten even as geopolitical tensions rise

Securities trending down

Slower start to RRSP season for mutual funds

ETF sales up in January, mutual funds down as markets swoon

  • By: Staff
  • February 22, 2022 February 22, 2022
  • 12:07
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Outlook for interest rates, inflation are key trends as banks set to report earnings

The results come as investors shift from growth stocks to more value-oriented options like banks

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Interest rates are coming for growth stocks

"Tesla is more like a 30-year bond," PM says.

Favouring value stocks amid volatility

The shift in monetary policy has been good for value

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Physical retail resilient even as Covid causes “volatile” environment

Strength in brick-and-mortar retail persists, says RioCan REIT CEO

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Volatility forcing tech managers to question valuations

The pandemic, geopolitics and valuations pose risks, PM says

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Buy the dip no more? Investors brace for rotation

Reports from Richardson Wealth and Natixis put this year's market volatility in context