Markets were relatively strong in January and as a result, SPP posted a return of 2.16% to the balanced fund and 0.037% to the short-term fund.
Market index returns to January 31, 2012 were:
|Index||YTD return (%)|
|S&P/TSX Composite (Canadian equities)||4.37|
|S&P 500 (C$) (US equities)||2.90|
|MSCI EAFE (C$)
(Non-north American equities)
|DEX Universe Bond (Canadian bonds)||0.51|