Les actions des secteurs de l'énergie, des banques et de l'immobilier ont également enregistré de bonnes performances en 2021.
Les familles de fonds communs de placement qui utilisaient un style de gestion de portefeuille avec sélection de titres ont monté en flèche l'an dernier.
"Financial Checkup" is an ongoing series that discusses financial planning options. In this issue, Investment Executive speaks with registered financial planners Barbara Garbens, president and owner ofB L Garbens Associates Inc.in Toronto; and Paula O'Brien, chartered accountant and director, wealth management, withRichardson GMP Ltd.in Ottawa.THE SCENARIO: ANDREW IS A 50-year-old doctor in Ottawa who has an illness that prevented him from working for two years when he was 46. The same condition is also making it impossible for him to work now. No one knows what the illness is, despite many diagnostic tests.
Sluggish economic growth, both domestically and globally, not only has kept tax cuts to a minimum in this year's batch of provincial budgets, the economic situation also has caused most provincial finance ministers to raise major taxes, defer scheduled drops in taxes and/or push out their deficit- and debt-reduction timetables by a year or two.The few tax reductions made include declines in Nova Scotia's portion of the HST, which already has already been legislated, and in that province's small-business corporate income tax rate. Quebec, for its part, is reinstating a tax holiday for up to 10 years for specified investments in certain sectors.