Q4 Global Investment Viewpoint

February 1, 2018

Equity markets ended 2017 on a high note as most major stock indices posted strong returns. As we enter 2018, we continue to see synchronized global economic growth, healthy corporate profits and a still accommodative interest rate environment. These conditions should still support equity markets in 2018, although returns will likely not be as generous as last year. Interest rates continue to creep upwards, which presents a challenge for fixed income investments. At this time, we continue to believe equities will outperform fixed income.

You May Also Like:

Message from The President and CEO
Quarterly Macroeconomic Overview and Outlook: Winter 2018
Fund Spotlight: MDPIM US Equity Pool

Previous Article
Budget 2018: Highlights for Physicians

The 2018 federal budget (Budget 2018) was tabled on Tuesday, February 27, by Finance Minister Bill Morneau....

Next Article
Message from the President and CEO

Much like the third quarter of 2017, this past quarter brought more than its share of headline-worthy event...


Subscribe to our Newsletter

I allow MD Financial Management (including MD Financial Management Inc., MD Management Limited, MD Private Trust Company MD Life Insurance Company and MD Insurance Agency Limited), the Bank of Nova Scotia and other members of the Scotiabank group of companies (“Scotiabank Members”) to send me electronic messages (such as emails and SMS text) about their products and services, offers, events, and other valuable information as well as information about the products and services of other Scotiabank trusted partners that may be of interest to me.  This consent is being sought on behalf of each MD Financial Management and Scotiabank Member which includes any company(ies) or person(s) that form a part of the Scotiabank group of companies in the future. View the MD Privacy Policy here.
Thank you!
Error - something went wrong!