Market Commentary & Research
Using ESG in Fixed Income Investing
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) issues have increasingly become key considerations for equity investors, but what about fixed income investors? The income and generally safe disposition of investment grade corporate bonds makes them an integral part of almost any portfolio’s asset allocation. Furthermore, structural tailwinds should continue to bolster demand for “safe” assets.Read More about Using ESG in Fixed Income Investing
Bounce Back Quarter
From a historical perspective, Q2 followed the playbook. Following such a severe contraction in Q1, the subsequent quarter tends to be positive but not nearly enough to erase the prior quarter’s loss. For the S&P/TSX to break even year to date, the market would have needed to advance over 27%, but experienced only a 16% gain. As for the next quarter, the history books suggest the S&P/TSX will experience a setback.Read More about Bounce Back Quarter
Raymond James Overview
As a global financial services firm, our focus is on providing trusted advice and tailored, sophisticated solutions for individuals and institutions.
Your wishes, carried out as you intended
Building an estate is one thing. Managing it so it can meet your needs and be passed onto your heirs is quite another.
Your Raymond James advisor will help you prepare for life’s major financial milestones and every moment in between.
Corporations & Institutions
Together we take a strategic approach to capital markets, backed by the strength of full-service offerings and broad and deep industry expertise.
Our advisors are viewed as clients of the firm, we provide world-class resources and support to help run their business on their terms.
Market Commentary & Research
Making ‘Cents’ of Currency Markets
The global foreign exchange (FX) market sees roughly US$6.6 trillion in daily trading activity, yet as an asset class it is often spared thorough analysis by portfolio managers. As Canadian investors in an increasingly global economy, the movement in the Canadian dollar, aka the Loonie, has considerable impact on the value of our investments from our foreign denominated stocks. FX revenue generated by domestic companies also impacts their bottom lines. So what has been happening in FX markets given recent events?Read More about Making ‘Cents’ of Currency Markets
Raymond James Trust (Canada) Launched After Acquisition
Raymond James Ltd., the Canadian arm of North American investment dealer Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE: RJF), today announced it has completed the acquisition of Oak Trust Company, a privately held, federally regulated trust company based in London, Ontario. Following regulatory approval, the new division will be named Raymond James Trust (Canada).Read More about Raymond James Trust (Canada) Launched After Acquisition
Raymond James Financial reports third quarter fiscal year 2020 results
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla – Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE: RJF) today reported net revenues of $1.83 billion and net income of $172 million, or $1.23 per diluted share, for the fiscal third quarter ended June 30, 2020.Press Release