Alternative Trust Q2 Commentary – 2017

Alternative Asset Trust Quarterly Report: June 30,2017   The MacNicol Alternative Asset Trust is a multi-strategy, alternative investment platform designed to generate positive and uncorrelated returns against the public stock and bond markets. The Trust, through its underlying limited partnerships, is invested in private real estate…

Q2 Commentary – 2017

July 2017   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 MacNicol & Associates Asset Management (MAAM). I hope you enjoy this information,…

The Daily – July 24th, 2017

July 24th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. has raised its bid for Canadian lumber and paper producer Tembec Inc. by 17 percent, winning support from two large shareholders that had said they wouldn’t back the deal without an increase. Rayonier…

The Daily – July 21st, 2017

July 21st, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines Growth may be broadening in Canada, but price pressures are a completely different story. Of 19 major components of the Consumer Price Index, the share with inflation rates below zero is the highest since 2013,…

The Daily – July 20th, 2017

July 20th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks rose as energy shares posted their biggest gain in two months and Rogers Communications Inc. hit an all-time high. The S&P/TSX Composite Index added 95 points or 0.6 percent to 15,244.71, its…

The Daily – July 19th, 2017

July 19th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks failed to find traction despite higher oil and gold prices, falling for a second day as the benchmark stock index was pressured by a mixed basket of financials, industrials and miners. The S&P/TSX…

The Daily – July 18th, 2017

July 18th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks slipped as a big gain in miners on better-than-expected Chinese growth wasn’t enough to offset declines elsewhere. The S&P/TSX Composite Index fell nine points or 0.1 percent to 15,165.36. Materials stocks jumped 1.5 percent…

The Daily – July 17th, 2017

July 17th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines A hawkish shift from the Bank of Canada is fueling a rout in the nation’s short-term bonds, narrowing the yield spread with similar-maturity Treasuries to the least since September 2016. The yield on Canada’s two-year government…

The Daily – July 14th, 2017

July 14th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines Billionaire Len Blavatnik’s year-old quest to build the Netflix of sports will take its first step into North America with the introduction of his DAZN streaming platform in Canada, according to people familiar with the matter….

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