#MacroMemo - A weekly Economic Overview

Mar 31, 2020 |Dane Charles
Bringing to you a weekly overview of the latest issues impacting the global economy by our chief economist, Eric Lascelles. To see what's on our economic calendar this week: View the latest #MacroMemo
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RBC Insights: The Ten Minute Take

Mar 31, 2020 |Dane Charles
We are pleased to bring you this series of 10 minute audio discussions from some of RBC's best. Listen to the various 10 Minute Take Series topics here
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Canadian Dollar Video Series - March 2020 Edition

Mar 31, 2020 |Dane Charles
The George Davis Report – A Canadian Dollar Video Series – March 2020 Edition View The George Davis Report Here We are pleased to bring you the latest edition of the series produced by our colleagues in RBC Capital Markets, hosted by George Davis, CMT...
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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 27, 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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Federal fiscal support: phase one done but a long way to go

Mar 24, 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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COVID-19’s threat to Canada’s vulnerable workers

Mar 23, 2020 |Andrew Agopsowicz

Measures to stem the spread of COVID-19, while essential to protect the population, have temporarily wiped out demand for services, taking an immediate heavy toll on Canadian labour markets.

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Bank of Canada Commits to Do What’s Necessary to Keep System Running

Bank of Canada commits to do what’s necessary to keep system running

Mar 18, 2020 |Dawn Desjardins

The Bank of Canada Governor did not make any new policy announcements today but ran through the long list of policies put in place to support the financial system and ensure that credit is available to households and businesses.

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Phase One COVID-19 Stimulus Mostly Helps Households

Phase one COVID-19 stimulus mostly helps households

Mar 18, 2020 |Colin Guldimann

Canada's federal government announced a stimulus package of $27 billion (1.2% of GDP) in direct spending, and $55 billion (2.4%) in tax deferrals for individuals and businesses.

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