5 from 5i: Inflation: the good, the bad, and the transitory

Barkha Rani Mar 12, 2021

Market View

S&P500 jumped to a record this week retreating after 10-year yields rose. Gold declined on continued inflation fears. The Canadian dollar was 80.09. U.S. S&P500 ended the week up 2.1%, while the TSX ended the week up 2.0%.

All sectors gained this week. Healthcare performed the best by rising 9.2%, followed by utilities at 3.8%, and technology at 3.5%. Consumer staples, energy, and materials rose by 3.0%, each. The most heavily traded shares by volume were ClearStream Energy Services, i3 Energy, and Xebec Adsorption.


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



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