Despite its historical reputation, September was a good month for stocks. Bonds didn’t fare as well as interest rates continued to rise.
August was a relatively good month for stock and bond markets around the world.
July was a difficult month for Canadian stocks and bonds, outside of Canada most stock and bond markets were positive.
June was a difficult month for most stock and bond markets. And after 6 straight positive months, our Core portfolios had a negative month as well.
ModernAdvisor was the first online investment advisor (aka robo-advisor) in Canada to offer a socially responsible investment option back in February 2016. At that time SRI options in the ETF space were much more limited than we would have liked, as a result our SRI portfolios did not have any non-North American developed market or emerging market exposure. We’ve since […]
What is Socially Responsible Investing? Socially responsible investing is an umbrella term for many different investment approaches including ethical investing, green investing, sustainable investing, and impact investing. The differences come down to how they implement their approach to investing responsibly. Socially responsible investing distinguishes itself from “regular investing” by considering environmental, social and corporate governance issues, not just financial returns. […]
Stock markets were generally positive in May, but the TSX ended its record breaking streak of positive months. Are ETFs really the weapons of financial mass destruction that some critics claim they are?
Stock markets were generally positive in April, and the TSX continued its record string of positive months. Meanwhile, troubles at Home Capital made some question the safety of their GICs.