Email/text message scams: COVID-19 or Coronavirus

Mar 31, 2020 |Royal Bank of Canada

Being aware of online scams and knowing what to look for is the key to protecting yourself against cyber criminals. Here are some cyber scams currently affecting RBC clients.

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Six ways to protect yourself from COVID-19 scams

Mar 31, 2020 |Sean Lough

From physical distancing to financial markets, the events surrounding COVID-19 are truly unprecedented and disrupting the daily lives of Canadians.

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A tough but temporary blow to Canada’s housing market

Mar 30, 2020 |Robert Hogue
Housing trends and affordability - COVID-19 edition Highlights: Pandemic has soured the outlook almost overnight: Social distancing and the economic shock will cut home sale activity to a trickle near term. The timing and speed of the eventual rebound...
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Canadian dollar weakened but not headed for historical lows

Mar 28, 2020 |Josh Nye

Canadian dollar traded below 70 cents this week, but don't dust off “Northern Peso" references

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BoC cuts rates and joins the QE club

Mar 27, 2020 |Josh Nye

The Bank of Canada lowered its overnight rate to 0.25% this morning and launched a new program of weekly government bond purchases that represents the bank’s first foray into quantitative easing.

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How the U.S. stimulus package blunts the coronavirus shock

Mar 27, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

Washington is doing whatever it takes and then some. We look at who gets what from the massive relief, and consider the impact for the economy.

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US jobless claims off the charts

Mar 27, 2020 |Robert Hogue

Today's initial claims figure was at the upper end of the wide range of market expectations.

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Ontario takes out big guns to fight COVID-19

Mar 26, 2020 |Robert Hogue

The Ontario government yesterday was the latest to unveil a hefty $17 billion action plan (1.9% of GDP) to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Federal fiscal support: phase one done but a long way to go

Mar 25, 2020 |RBC Economics

Canada's phase one of the COVID-19 fiscal stimulus was launched only a week ago and already it appears that it isn't enough.

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Reflection of reality

Mar 24, 2020 |Global Portfolio Advisory Committee
The serious human toll and adverse economic and financial market consequences of COVID-19 continue to mount as the virus spreads further throughout North America and penetrates deeper in Europe. As a result, the global equity selloff has persisted with...
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