Market Updates

Navigating COVID-19 Market Volatility

Leadership Perspectives

Investing in the Time of COVID-19: Lessons for Asset Owners

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At a high level, COVID-19 has had a seemingly small impact on total global gold demand, but there have been some noteworthy shifts. See the shake up and what it could mean longer term for gold demand in the future.

May 27, 2020 By George Milling-Stanley
SPDR Blog Is This A Narrow Market Rally?
May 27, 2020 By Matthew J. Bartolini, CFA
Model Portfolio Updates Key Asset Class Views for May
May 21, 2020 By Daniel Farley, CFA
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Economic Perspectives

Better than expected housing data in the US. Lower energy prices push Canada into deflation. Manufacturing and service activity contracts at a slower rate in the UK and the eurozone. Japan’s nascent consumer demand recovery is nipped in the bud. The RBA expands collateral for repo to include investment grade corporate bonds.

May 22, 2020 By Simona Mocuta , Kaushik Baidya

Industrial production and retail sales plunge in the US. Stockpiling essentials can’t prevent big drop in Canadian manufacturing sales. UK, eurozone and German economies contract. Japan’s leading index in March presents a “worsening” scenario. Australia’s unemployment rate not reflective of true underlying conditions.

May 15, 2020 By Simona Mocuta , Kaushik Baidya