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.

2022 Reports

Q1 | March 2022
A Rocky Start to the Year. After a fantastic stock market run in 2021, investors have found the first three months of 2022 to be considerably more
Q2 | June 2022
No One Said It Was Going to be Easy. At the mid-year point of 2022 markets continue to make headlines for the wrong reasons. In the second quarter the
Q3 | September 2022
A Summer of Discontent. The dark clouds over financial markets remained in place during the last three months. Portfolio values are down sharply in
Q4 | December 2022
Goodbye 2022. Three months ago, financial markets sat near the year’s low. Investors licked their wounds and there was not much to inspire optimism.

2021 Reports

Q1 | March 2021
What a Difference a Year Makes. The first quarter of 2021 was fabulous for stock market investors. Commentators on business television squealed
Q2 | June 2021
The Beat Goes On. The second quarter of 2021 was another outstanding period for stock market investors. Over the last three months, the TSX
Q3 | September 2021
A Sombre September. The string of successful months in the stock market had to end some time. Perhaps it was predictable that it would end during
Q4 | December 2021
A Year to Remember. 2021 was a remarkable year. Investors enjoyed generous investment returns despite the myriad of public health difficulties and the

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
Q4 | December 2020
Who Would Have Thunk? Human nature is such that we are often beguiled by those who claim to know the future. Surely, 2020 proved, once and for all

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