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Weekly Market Update: M&A/Commodities

October 1, 2018

Disney’s Acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox

July 22, 2018

On July 27, 2018 the shareholders of 21st Century Fox will officially vote on a $71.3 billion sale to The Walt Disney Company.

Weekly Equities Update

June 27, 2018

Over the past week, the Canadian equity markets were slightly
higher due to increases in energy, financials, and utilities. Find out more in this update.

North Korea—United States Summit

June 28, 2018

After a long time of uncertainty on whether the North Korea-United States summit would actually take place, the leaders of the two nations finally saved the date on June 12th, 2018.

Global Macro View: Oil

May 31, 2018

Over the past week, the United States has implemented sanctions on Venezuela while OPEC has decided to increase production. Learn more about its effect on oil prices from the following article.

What Happened to Italy?

June 20, 2018

Italy has been going through a political turmoil recently and it is affecting the global markets. Read this article to find out more about it.

Weekly Equities Update

May 14, 2018

Over the past week, we have seen equities rising in value, with a lot of the gains coming from energy and financial sectors.

Trump's Tariffs

June 2, 2018

The past 2 weeks have been some of the most intense in the global trade landscape. The article highlights President Trump's actions as well as Canada's response to the tariffs.

Dollarama (DOL:TSX)

May 14, 2018

Dollarama (DOL:TSX) is an interesting company to keep an eye on over the next few quarters as we head deeper into the late-cycle phase of the expansion our economy has been seeing.

Rise of the Treasury Yield

May 18, 2018

Amid reports detailing strong retail figures over the last couple months, the 10-year treasury yield briefly topped 3.1% on Wednesday May16th.

Iran Nuclear Deal

May 8, 2018

On May 8th, 2018, President Trump announced his decision to withdraw from the Iran Deal.