5 from 5i: 2021 Municipals Outlook by Goldman Sachs Asset Management

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Market View

TSX index futures were supported today by a slight recovery in cannabis stocks, despite a large swing seen earlier this week. US fiscal stimulus still hovers investors’ minds this week. Gold prices fell while the US dollar saw some strength. The Canadian dollar was 78.57. U.S. S&P500 ended the week up 0.8%, while the TSX ended the week up 0.9%. 

It was a mixed bag of sector returns this week. Healthcare gained 3.3% this week, followed by gains in energy 2%, technology 1.5%, and financials 0.9%. Real estate ended the week up 0.7%, while consumer staples ended the week flat. Consumer discretionary slid 1.2%. The most heavily traded shares by volume were Supreme Cannabis, Zenabis Global, and Organigram Holdings.

5 from 5i

Here are five reads we found interesting last week:

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Disclosure: Please note that the author does not hold a financial or other interest in stocks or funds mentioned.