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Monthly Market Snapshot – February 2019

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Stock markets around the globe were in rally mode during the first month of 2019 after falling flat on their faces during last year’s final quarter. Investors took comfort in a more dovish tone from the U.S. Federal Reserve as well as the Bank of Canada, where the heads of the respective banks indicated interest rates would stand pat for potentially longer than had been anticipated.

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