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Central bank policies are in a race with the coronavirus

March 20, 2020 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

The Fed and global central banks are moving fast to keep the financial system running as economic activity risks slowing to a walk.

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Fiscal stimulus joins the fight against the coronavirus

March 19, 2020 |Frédérique Carrier

We look at governments’ “antiviral injections” of cash, which are critical to buttress economies against the economic threats posed by the pathogen.

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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

March 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

March 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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Market update: Going to extremes

March 17, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova, Patrick McAllister, CFA and Mikhial Pasic, CFA

As more of North America and Europe shuts down in order to mitigate the rapid spread of COVID-19, a recession in both regions looks more likely.

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Our commitment to our clients during the Covid-19 pandemic

March 16, 2020 |Heather Lebar

It may be difficult to focus on the outlook for financial markets when the welfare of our clients, family, and friends is top of mind. Nevertheless, putting events that affect the markets into perspective is an important responsibility of ours.

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How the Wealthy Barber manages emotions when it comes to investing

March 12, 2020 |David Chilton

Author and investor David Chilton offers tips for dealing with market turbulence.

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Vise of volatility tightens

March 10, 2020 |Global Portfolio Advisory Committee

As if the further spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) wasn’t enough for equity and fixed income markets to contend with, the collapse in crude oil prices has exacerbated volatility and heightened economic uncertainties.

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SheEO embraces radical generosity for female entrepreneurs

March 09, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

SheEO is a Toronto-based non-profit with a crowdfunding-style business model that provides backing to female entrepreneurs.

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Longevity and legacy: Will Canada's aging population change the way we give?

March 09, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

While charitable giving and legacy planning are top of mind for Canadian women, longevity risk continues to pose a challenge.

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