5 from 5i: What happens when high yield becomes low yield?

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Market View

WHO’s advice against Gilead’s remdesivir and rising coronavirus cases put a dent on major North American indices. US Treasury ends several crisis-fighting programs, chopping the Fed’s lending power. British trade minister Liz Truss announced that Britain is determined to reach a trade deal with Canada before the end of the year. The Canadian dollar was 76.55. U.S. S&P500 ended the week down 0.8%, while the TSX ended the week up 1.1%.

It was another mixed week, this time with technology gaining 6.0%, financials 3.0%, and energy 2.4%. Materials slipped 3.2%, and consumer staples fell by 2.2%. Healthcare and industrials ended the week flat. The most heavily traded shares by volume were Bombardier Inc, Manulife Financial, and Cenovus Energy.

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