A brief review of our asset classes over various time frames as of March 31, 2017.
2016 was full of surprises from Brexit to the election of Donald Trump. Yet despite the political volatility, global markets performed well over the last twelve months. Let’s take a look back at the year that was.
On June 23rd, citizens of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. The two trading days that followed the referendum vote saw various global equity markets fall between 4 and 8%. Media sources reported and hypothesized on the long-term implications of the referendum. There was much hype and noise – and in hindsight a market overreaction. A month later the investing world is a calmer place.
When I was 19 years old, I made the decision to move from El Salvador to Montreal. I am extremely happy and proud of the work I put in to get where I am today. We tend to overemphasize the finish line, but the journey is truly what shapes and fuels us. My journey now takes me to Tulett, Matthews and Associates, and I will tell you why I made the decision to join the firm.
2015 was a challenging year. Join us in taking a look back at the events that impacted our world and our portfolios.