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Latest market news

Futures for the major North American stock markets were in positive territory early Thursday. Strong corporate earnings gave the U.S. indexes a boost. Weaker commodity prices weighed on gains for Canada’s TSX.

(Updated January 20, 2022)

Current performance

Here are last week’s numbers for the North American and international investment markets. This chart is updated every Monday afternoon, based on the previous Friday’s marketclose figures.

The stock and bond market
Index Close Week YTD
S&P/TSX Composite 21,357.56 1.30% 0.63%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 35,911.81 -0.88% -1.17%
S&P 500 Index 4,662.85 -0.30% -2.17%
NASDAQ Composite 14,893.75 -0.28% -4.80%
10-year Canadian Bond Yield 1.76% 0.04% 0.34%
10year US Treasury Yield 1.78% 0.02% 0.26%
WTI Crude Oil (US$/barrel) 83.82 6.24% 11.45%
Canadian Dollar US$0.7971 0.96% 1.05%
Bank of Canada Prime Rate 2.45%

*Weekly performance ending January 14, 2021. Sources: Bloomberg, Bank of Canada and U.S. Department of the Treasury.


Client resources

Investment basics

While it’s important to look past the daytoday ups and downs of the financial markets, understanding how they work can come in handy. The more you know, the easier it is to make wise investing decisions and the more productive your conversations will be with your financial representative. Read the following articles to boost your financialmarket knowledge.

Track your funds

Quarterly updates offer insight into the recent performance of our segregated fund portfolios. Read more about the portfolios and their performance over the past few months.

Plan for market volatility

Market performance can be unpredictable, and that can be alarming for investors. Remember to expect periods of volatility as a normal part of the investing process. Refer to these resources for more information about navigating market ups and downs, so you can benefit over the long term

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