From iA Wealth "Product Research & Oversight"
Coronavirus-related fears have rattled markets and have resulted in plenty of advisor inquiries about the state of the investment landscape. We are product and portfolio construction experts, but when it comes to the economic and market-related ramifications of situations like this, we like to defer to our fund company partners, many of which have experts around the globe monitoring things. To that end, we have sought out recent commentaries about the coronavirus crisis from these partners and we highlight some of the key perspectives in this piece.
To quickly review, the S&P 500 shed 6.6% from Monday to Wednesday this past week, in local currency terms, while the S&P/TSX slipped 4.5% over the same time frame.