The Monthly – February 2017

February 2017 The Monthly   With this commentary, we plan to communicate with you every month about our thoughts on the markets, some snap-shots of metrics, a section on behavioural investing and finally an update on some of the people at MacNicol & Associates Asset…

The Daily – February 13th, 2017

February 13, 2017 Daily Market Commentary     Economic News: European stocks rose in a broad rally, approaching their highest level since December 2015, as increasing copper prices boosted the shares of basic-resources companies. The Stoxx 600 finished last week with a 0.9 percent gain…

The Daily – February 8th, 2017

February 8, 2017 Daily Market Commentary     Economic News: European stocks gained ground on Wednesday, adding to the previous session’s rise, following a raft of corporate results from bellwethers including Rio Tinto Plc and Sanofi SA. The basic resources sector index has gained 10…

The Daily – February 6th, 2017

February 6, 2017 Daily Market Commentary     Economic News: The Canadian dollar cleared a major technical hurdle versus the U.S. dollar last week, which puts it en route toward next significant resistance at around 1.2000. European stocks advanced on Monday, adding to Friday’s gains,…

The Daily – February 1st, 2017

February 1, 2017 Daily Market Commentary     Economic News: European stocks rallied on Wednesday as shares most sensitive to economic growth such as automakers and industrials climbed after Siemens AG earnings beat estimates and China reported stronger factory data. Optimism about corporate earnings boosted…

The Daily – January 27th, 2017

January, 27th 2017 Daily Market Commentary       Economic News: European stocks edged lower, trimming a weekly gain, as UBS Group AG paced banks’ first decline in four days. S. stock-index futures were steady on Friday, with benchmark indexes set to hover close to…

The Daily – January 24th, 2017

January, 24th 2017 Daily Market Commentary       Economic News: European stocks edged higher as the U.K. Supreme Court ruled that a parliamentary vote is needed to trigger the two-year countdown to Brexit. Miners led gains in the Stoxx 600, jumping 2.1 percent toward…

The Daily – January 23rd, 2017

January, 23rd 2017 Daily Market Commentary     Economic News: European stocks declined as equities that rallied since Donald Trump’s U.S. election led losses following his inaugural speech. Banks and carmakers — among the best performers since Trump’s November win — led declines, while energy shares…

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