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August 2023 Scorecard

Anchor Pacific’s August 2023 investment scorecard. See asset class performance, 3-year asset class risk and return, macro summary (key index levels and rates), and yield curves.


January 2023 Investment Snapshot
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Summary of Returns

Month-over-Month

Positive returns for 3 of 20 asset classes


Top 3

  • US Large Cap Equities (C$) 0.85% | Commodities 0.46% | US High Yield 0.25%


Bottom 3

  • Emerging Markets Broad (5.90%) | US Small Cap Equities (5.08%) | International Developed Equities (EAFE) (3.95%)


Canadian Markets

  • Equities (1.28%) | Bonds (0.10%) | IG Credit (0.10%) | CAD (2.21%)



Past 3 months

Positive returns for 13 of 20 asset classes


Top 3

  • Commodities 16.23% | US Small Cap Equities 8.84% | US Large Cap Equities 8.18%


Bottom 3

  • US Long Term Treasury Bonds (5.40%) | Canadian Total Bond Market (1.29%) | Gold (1.26%)


Canadian Markets

  • Equities 4.58% | Bonds (1.29%) | IG Credit (0.09%) | CAD 1.01%



Past 12 months

Positive returns for 14 of 20 asset classes


Top 3

  • International Developed Equities (EAFE) 16.25% | US Large Cap Equities 15.82% | Gold 13.03%


Bottom 3

  • US Long Term Treasury Bonds (11.00%) | US REITs (7.26%) | US Inflation Protected Bonds (3.75%)


Canadian Markets

  • Equities 8.51% | Bonds 0.82% | IG Credit 2.85% | CAD (1.13%)


 

Macro Summary (Key Index Levels and Rates)

US Yields

  • 10 year Government 4.09% (12 bps higher)

  • 30 year Government 4.20% (18 bps higher)

  • Yield Curve (3m-10y) (147 bps) (less inverted by 11 bps)

  • High Yield spread 385 bps (wider by 6 bps)

Volatility (VIX): 13.57 ( (0.44%) M-O-M, (24.36%) from 3 months ago)

Oil: $83.63 (2.24% M-O-M, 22.82% from 3 months ago)

Gold: $1,965.90 ( (2.16%) M-O-M, (0.82%) from 3 months ago)

USD / EURO: € 0.92 (Euro weaker by (1.41%) M-O-M, stronger by 1.41% from 3 months ago)

USD / Yen: ¥145.53 (Yen weaker by (2.28%) M-O-M, weaker by (4.44%) from 3 months ago)


*Information above is from 2023.08 Investment Scorecard

 

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2023.08 Investment Scorecard
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Aligned Capital Partners Inc. (“ACPI”) is a full-service investment dealer and a member of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund (“CIPF”) and Canadian Investment Regulatory Organization ("CIRO"). Investment services are provided through Anchor Pacific Investments, an approved trade name of ACPI. Only investment-related products and services are offered through ACPI/Anchor Pacific Investments and covered by the CIPF. Financial planning and insurance services are provided through Anchor Pacific Wealth Management. Anchor Pacific Wealth Management is an independent company separate and distinct from ACPI/ Anchor Pacific Investments.

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