Global Insight Weekly RBC Wealth Management

Commercial real estate and the economy

August 17, 2023 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

We examine the post-pandemic challenges facing the commercial office space market, and the potential economic impacts of recent trends.

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China’s next act in a changing economic order

August 14, 2023 |Jasmine Duan

As nations move away from the post-Cold War period of intense globalization, how will the world’s manufacturing powerhouse adapt to the new economic paradigm?

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Central banks hit "hopeful pause" on rate hikes

August 11, 2023 |Claire Fan and Carrie Freestone

Slowing inflation rates allowing central banks to move to the sidelines and pause interest rate hikes.

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Emerging opportunities as central banks make different policy decisions

August 10, 2023 |Frédérique Carrier

As central banks worldwide chart their own policy paths, we survey the fixed income landscape and identify windows of opportunity.

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Strategic investing beyond North America

August 03, 2023 |Sean Killin

In a dynamic geopolitical landscape, an allocation to international developed-market equities can benefit portfolios over the long term.

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sailboat sailing with spinnaker at sea

A durable equity rally faces strengthening headwinds

August 02, 2023 |Jim Allworth

Stock markets have kept climbing off their 2022 lows for longer than expected. Is it time to consider repositioning equity portfolios?

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The Fed’s rate hike cycle: Out with a whimper

July 28, 2023 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

The Fed’s rate hike cycle caused a commotion, but its possible end did not. What might it mean for fixed income investors?

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Elsa Lignos

Video: The de-dollarization dilemma

July 26, 2023 |Elsa Lignos and Frédérique Carrier

As trade and geopolitical tensions persist and global trade becomes more fragmented, will the U.S. dollar continue to be the global reserve currency of choice?

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Are low bank valuations a reason to buy the sector?

Are low bank valuations a reason to buy the sector?

July 20, 2023 |Frédérique Carrier

As valuations have become compelling, is now the time for investors to add bank exposure to portfolios?

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Kelly Bogdanova and Kent McClanahan

Worlds Apart: Risks and opportunities as deglobalization looms

July 20, 2023 |Kelly Bogdanova and Kent McClanahan

Kelly and Kent discuss the important trend away from globalization and its ramifications for investors, economies, and financial markets.

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GIC rates

The latest GIC rates from various financial institutions.


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