On Tuesday, the TSX eclipsed the 21,000 mark for the first time before closing at 21,087.00. Toronto’s main index closed Friday at 21,216.15 after hitting its all-time intraday high of 21,265.76 earlier in the day.
The TSX is now up 21.70% year-to-date and is one of the top-performing major domestic indexes thus far in 2021.
In the U.S., the Dow Jones closed Friday at an all-time high of 35,677.02. It also hit an all-time intraday high earlier in the day, rising to 35,765.02 at one point. The Dow Jones has returned 16.57% year-to-date.
We would like to remind you of our October 2021 e-newsletter article, “Have you informed us of your short-term portfolio needs“. The current market highs are a great time to access funds you may need in the short-term.
Please let us know if you have any questions, or if you need to redeem funds from your portfolio for use in the short-term.
Weekly Update – By The Numbers
|North America||Friday Close||Weekly Change||Weekly % Change||YTD % Change|
|Canada – S&P TSX Composite||21,216||288||1.38%||21.70%|
|USA – S&P 500||4,545||74||1.66%||21.01%|
|USA – Dow Jones Industrial Average||35,677||382||1.08%||16.57%|
|USA – Nasdaq||15,090||193||1.30%||17.09%|
|Gold Futures (USD)||$1,793.20||$25.10||1.42%||-5.54%|
|Crude Oil Futures (USD)||$84.17||$1.51||1.83%||73.47%|
|CAD/USD Exchange Rate||$0.8083||-$0.0004||-0.05%||2.85%|
|Europe / Asia||Friday Close||Weekly Change||Weekly % Change||YTD % Change|
|MSCI World Index||3,151||42||1.35%||17.14%|
|Switzerland – Euro Stoxx 50||4,189||6||0.14%||17.27%|
|England – FTSE 100||7,205||-29||-0.40%||11.52%|
|France – CAC 40||6,734||6||0.09%||21.31%|
|Germany – DAX Performance Index||15,543||-44||-0.28%||13.30%|
|Japan – Nikkei 225||28,805||-264||-0.91%||4.96%|
|China – Shanghai Composite Index||3,583||11||0.31%||3.17%|
|CAD/EURO Exchange Rate||€ 0.6939||-€ 0.0027||-0.39%||7.87%|
|Fixed Income||Friday Close||Weekly Change||Weekly % Change||YTD % Change|
|10-Year Bond Yield (in %)||1.6550||0.0790||5.01%||80.68%|
Sources: Globe Advisor, Yahoo! Finance, CNBC.com