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We are busy doing your taxes.  Our weekly commentary will come back to you on May 6, 2016.  Here are this week’s market numbers.

Weekly Market Wrap Up as of April 22, 2016

North America
The TSX closed at 13874, up 237 points or 1.74% over the past week. YTD the TSX is up 6.82%.
The DOW closed at 18004, up 106 points or 0.59% over the past week. YTD the DOW is up 3.32%.
The S&P closed at 2092, up 11 points or 0.53% over the past week. YTD the S&P is up 2.35%.
The Nasdaq closed at 4906, down -32 points or -0.65% over the past week. YTD the Nasdaq is down -2.02%.
Gold closed at 1234, down -6.00 points or -0.16% over the past week. YTD gold is up 16.53%.
Oil closed at 43.75, up 3.35 points or 8.29% over the past week. YTD oil is up 18.08%.
The USD/CAD closed at 1.26705, down -0.0152 points or -1.19% over the past week. YTD the USD/CAD is down -8.43%.

Europe/Asia
The MSCI closed at 1691, up 19 points or 1.14% over the past week. YTD the MSCI is up 1.68%.
The Euro Stoxx 50 closed at 3141, up 87 points or 2.85% over the past week. YTD the Euro Stoxx 50 is down -3.89%.
The FTSE closed at 6310, down -34 points or -0.54% over the past week. YTD the FTSE is up 1.09%.
The CAC closed at 4570, up 75 points or 1.67% over the past week. YTD the CAC is down -1.44%.
DAX closed at 10374, up 322.00 points or 3.20% over the past week. YTD DAX is down -3.43%.
Nikkei closed at 17573, up 725.00 points or 4.30% over the past week. YTD Nikkei is down -7.68%.
The Shanghai closed at 2959, down -119.0000 points or -3.87% over the past week. YTD the Shanghai is down -16.39%.