Yellow Light For Global Investors

Rising protectionism with emerging trade wars and tariffs are moving from the rhetorical to the possible over the summer. Concerns over protectionism have cast a financial funk over global markets despite record earnings in many cases. Downside risks to the Canadian economy have arguably increased amidst an apparent deterioration in the trade relationship with the U.S., the latter not only imposing tariffs on steel and aluminium imports but also threatening to slap additional ones on the crucial auto sector.

Our partners at National Bank Financial has outlined their revised expectations below, with a detailed

GDP and Inflation Estimates for Canada and US Aug 2018
GDP and Inflation Estimates for Canada and US Aug 2018

Enjoy the detailed discussion from our partners at National Bank Financial Economics HERE.