Although the global capital markets began the year on solid footing, the first quarter of 2018 could be characterized by the re-emergence of market volatility. Click here to find out our full review of last quarter. The Matco Financial Team
As we often say at Matco, an occasional look in the rear view mirror is an important aspect of travelling the road ahead. With that in mind, we would like to take a brief moment to assess the market developments of 2017. Click here to find out our full review of last
After beginning 2017 with a couple of less volatile quarters, relatively speaking, global capital markets had a healthy dose of economic and political developments to digest throughout the third quarter. Certain developments may very well be classified as noise, while others will have more direct economic and market related implications.
Taking a look back at Q2 2017, volatility continues to remain in check, globally speaking. It might not entirely feel that way here in Canada and we’d like to discuss why. Click here to find out our full review of last quarter. The Matco Financial Team
In past quarterly updates, a re-occurring theme was the heightened volatility caused by a laundry list of global and geo-political events. The first quarter of 2017 has, however, been off to a fairly solid start with global equity markets posting robust gains and volatility being kept at bay, at least
Throughout the year, we discussed on several occasions the concept of “known unknowns” and “unknown unknowns”. “Known unknowns” refer to events where the timing of the event is known but the outcome is unknown. Contrast this concept with the “unknown unknowns”, which are unexpected events that by definition leave the