While closely tied to the United States economically, Canada has a bustling stock and bond market deserving of its own study. Looking at US-heavy portfolios in Canadian dollars is also a nice way to study the effects of exchange rates on portfolio performance.
In order to model portfolios containing diverse domestic asset classes not always available in Canada, the calculations may substitute United States assets in some situations. Each tool and chart will call out when data for the local region is used in the domestic category.
Canadian bonds and cash on Portfolio Charts track Bonds issued by the Canadian government.
When set to Canada as the home country, Portfolio Charts calculations automatically translate numbers to Canadian Dollars and local Canadian inflation.