Monthly review April 2020

Basic materials Sector Cascades Among the List of the 50 Top Business Moves for the Planet To mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Cascades [TSX: CAS] has been honored by being listed as one of the 50 best corporate decisions for the planet by the organizations Earth Day Canada […]

Monthly review March 2020

Basic materials Sector Coronavirus has caused a very sharp slowdown in global economic activity, which in turn has led to a crisis in the stock markets. While the Dow Jones is experiencing its worst quarter since 1987 (down 23% since the beginning of the year, as of March 31), some […]

Oil war

Oil War While media attention is more focused on the situation surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, discussions between Russia and Saudi Arabia over oil have also had a significant global impact. The dispute escalated rapidly as Russia refused to cut off their oil production at a meeting with OPEC (Organization of […]

The Impact of Coronavirus on the Stock Markets

The new epidemic of the century is the coronavirus (COVID-19). This virus was discovered in China in Wuhan on December 31, 2019. The symptoms are fever, cough, shortness of breath, and difficulty breathing. This virus can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure and death. The World Health Organization […]

Monthly review February 2020

Basic materials Sector Cascades ends 2019 with solid financial performance On February 27, the fourth quarter results of the Canadian company Cascades (TSX: CAS) were announced, ending 2019 with a solid financial performance. With an adjusted operating income before depreciation and amortization (OIBDA) of CAD $ 604M, the company repeats […]

Monthly review January 2020

Basic materials Sector Cascades was awarded a Grand Prix DUX, rewarding success in the food industry every year, in the “Products” category for its innovation in meal packaging for the creation of a 100% recycled and recyclable cardboard tray. This food packaging is the first in its kind in North […]


“Greenvesting” or how to invest responsibly Nearly 500,000 people took part in the march for the climate in Montreal on Friday, September 27th, representing not only the largest event in the history of Quebec, but also the largest in the world. The scale of this mobilization demonstrates the growing expansion […]

Monthly review November 2019

Basic materials Sector Cascades is elected for the 10th consecutive year the most responsible company in Quebec according to the Barometer of Responsible Consumption A leader in the manufacture and recovery of paper products, Cascades (TSX: CAS) ranked first among organizations deemed to be the most responsible by Quebecers, followed […]

Monthly review October 2019

Basic materials Sector During October, some of Canada’s publicly traded companies in the basic materials sector experienced significant increases or decreases. For example, those two actions changed the most during October: – First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSE:FM) with an increase of 36.23%  – Agnico Eagles Mines Limited (TSE:AEM) with a […]

Monthly review September 2019

Basic materials Cascades wins the bid for the acquisition of Orchids Paper Products  Cascades (TSX: CAS), leader in the manufacture and recovery of paper products, acquired all assets of Orchids Paper Products (OTCMKTS: TISUQ) on September 13th at a total amount of US$ 207 M.  This acquisition is very well […]