Nexus Report

The Nexus Report is where you’ll find a comprehensive review of each quarter, including our four Nexus pooled funds and our thoughts on the market outlook.

2020 Reports

Q1 | March 2020
The new decade started well. Following a wonderful gain for investment portfolios in 2019, stock prices continued their ascent in January and early
Q2 | June 2020
The longest bull market in history ended abruptly in mid-February. Stock markets around the world collapsed in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Q3 | September 2020
Further Gains on Wall Street. Stocks around the world recorded solid gains over the last quarter. In Canada, the TSX Composite gained

2019 Reports

Q1 | March 2019
Smiles have returned to investors’ faces. 2018 was a tough year, punctuated by the worst December performance by the S&P 500 in the U.S. since 1931.
Q2 | June 2019
Many U.S. stock market indexes hit all-time highs in early July, following the best June performance since 1955 for the S&P 500. Moreover, the first
Q3 | September 2019
Newspaper headlines cast a grim shadow over the current investment environment. Whether it be the China-U.S. trade war, the Brexit crisis, drone
Q4 | December 2019
A year ago, investors were licking their wounds following the worst December in U.S. stock markets since 1931. Many expected 2019 would be a difficult

2018 Reports

Q1 | March 2018
Despite an exuberant start to 2018, stock markets grew increasingly uneasy through the first quarter. By quarter-end, Canada’s TSX Composite Index
Q2 | June 2018
After a rocky first quarter in Canadian and U.S. stock markets, investors enjoyed strong gains in the last three months. On a total return basis, the
Q3 | September 2018
In 2017 investors enjoyed a synchronized global stock market rally. Over the first nine months of 2018, however, the paths of equity markets have
Q4 | December 2018
2018 proved to be a difficult year for investors, mostly as a result of the turmoil in markets during the last three months. For all of 2018, the

2017 Reports

Q1 | March 2017
The first quarter of 2017 offered investors around the world much to smile about. Three months ago we wrote about how the U.S. stock market moved
Q2 | June 2017
After a great run in stock markets around the world, June provided a sobering reminder that markets do not go up endlessly. The TSX Composite provided
Q3 | September 2017
The third quarter of 2017 turned out to be another fine quarter for equity investors. Canadian stocks rebounded strongly, and the TSX Composite return
Q4 | December 2017
U.S. stock market returns were terrific in 2017. The S&P 500 generated a total return (in US dollars) of 21.8%, and has compounded at a rate of 20.8%