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Gluskin Sheff says its assets under management grew 13 per cent despite volatility in global markets.
Gluskin Sheff says its assets under management grew 13 per cent despite volatility in global markets.
(BRENDAN MCDERMID/REUTERS)

The return of market volatility is more than just about earnings

The start of the second quarter earnings season has arrived at the same time as a noticeable pickup in stock market turbulence. Coincidence?

Not according to some sources. A Bloomberg News headline on Wednesday declared: “Calm in stocks ending as earnings season brings volatility.” And Reuters blamed Tuesday’s declines on the “earnings outlook.”