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First Quarter 2023 Market Recap

Quick Take Despite the stress in the banking system, including the failure of Silicon Valley Bank, global equity markets held up remarkably well in March and posted solid returns for the quarter. Underneath the calm market surface there was wide dispersion in returns across sectors, market caps and styles. Fixed-income markets had a strong quarter as longer-term bond yields fell, generating price gains.

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Impact of the Silicon Valley Bank Failure

* Silicon Valley Bank experienced a classic run on deposits from their start-up tech company client base. * Consensus is this not another 2008-type financial crisis. * Fear will likely remain elevated in the short-run especially for other regional banks. * We are going to continue to monitor to manage risk and look for opportunities.

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