5 from 5i: Speculation and Innovation

Barkha Rani Aug 21, 2020
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Market View

Stocks flattened out over the week after seeing a rise in investor confidence. Canada's finance minister Bill Morneau resigned from his position and is being replaced by Chrystia Freeland. The US dollar rose, while gold futures dropped. The Canadian dollar was 75.61. U.S. S&P500 was up 0.3% this week and the TSX ended the week down 0.8%.

Energy slid by 4% this week, followed by healthcare by 3.6%. Technology rose by 1.5%, and consumer discretionary and telecommunications rose by 1.4%, respectively. The most heavily traded shares by volume were D-Box Technologies, GoldMining, and Bombardier.

5 from 5i

Here are five reads we found interesting last week:


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