the economic pulse

A Spotlight on the Labour Market: An Uneven Recovery

Nov 23, 2020 |Dawn Desjardins
RBC’s New Canadian Monthly Macroeconomic Series In the second edition of The Economic Pulse, Dawn Desjardins, RBC’s Deputy Chief Economist takes a closer look at the fragmented recovery of the Canadian labour market and provides her outlook as Canada...
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The challenging path forward for yields

Nov 20, 2020 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

As the potential catalysts to a higher yield environment disappear, we explain why we think the fixed income landscape ahead will be challenging.

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Automation advancements lead to new products and higher productivity

Nov 18, 2020 |Dan Smith, CFA

Advancements in computing power and mechanical technology can lower manufacturers’ costs, and bring added quality and customization to their products.

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How the U.S. election affects the economic and investment outlook

Nov 16, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova and Jim Allworth

While Joe Biden is projected to win the election, it appears he’ll have to work with a status quo, i.e., divided, Congress. What’s next?

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The vaccine is a game changer for economies, markets, and investors

Nov 16, 2020 |Frédérique Carrier

We can look through the COVID-19 valley and focus more confidently on the recovery and post-pandemic world. Do investors need to rethink positioning?

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Canada’s Housing Markets Strong in October Despite Surge in Downtown Condo Supply

Nov 06, 2020 |Robert Hogue

Call it a carbon copy of September: Canada’s largest housing markets remained piping hot last month—at, or near record highs—with suburbs getting much of the action and downtown areas seeing a lot of condos put up for sale.

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Will the U.S. elections create new investment opportunities?

Nov 06, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

We look beyond the outcome of the U.S. elections to understand how the changing political landscape could affect stock market investments.

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The U.S. has voted—what’s next?

Nov 05, 2020 |Janet Engels & Tylar Lunke

Janet and Tylar discuss what’s going on in the markets as the election outcome plays out, and where investors should focus their attention from here.

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U.S. election reaction: Quick takes on the market

Nov 04, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova, Frédérique Carrier, Jim Allworth

While votes are still being counted, the equity market has been taking things in stride so far, and we explain why investors should do the same.

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The global stock market selloff and the implications for investors

Oct 30, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

While it could be a bumpy ride ahead, the greatest deteriorations in economic conditions and equity markets are likely in the rearview mirror.

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