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April’s strong stock market performance was a welcome sight; however, the rally is not on the strongest of legs. We examine three charts that provide valuable context around recent market moves.

May 8, 2020 By Matthew J. Bartolini, CFA

Economic Perspectives

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

A special commentary on Germany’s Constitutional Court ECB decision. Unemployment spikes in the US and Canada. The BoE is watchfully on hold. German and Italian industrial production plunges. Wages for part time employees take a hit in Japan. The RBA on hold but expands eligible collateral for repo operations.

May 8, 2020 By Simona Mocuta , Kaushik Baidya