How Europe is rising to the COVID-19 economic challenges

Jun 26, 2020 |Frédérique Carrier

We are upgrading our stance on European equities to Market Weight from Underweight as several key developments appear to be afoot on the continent.

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COVID-19 highlights the need for bold change in Canada’s eldercare system

Jun 23, 2020 |Naomi Powell

Canadians in long-term care have paid the heftiest price in this pandemic, with 82% of deaths coming from within their ranks.

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What’s driving volatility in the U.S. equity market?

Jun 19, 2020 |Frédérique Carrier

We examine recent volatility impacting equity markets, and look to manage investment risk against this backdrop.

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Healthcare’s double-shift: pandemic response and digital transformation

Jun 16, 2020 |John Stackhouse

As hospitals and health centres reckon with one of the biggest public health crises in a century, they have to contend with the simultaneous transformation into a digitally-enabled future.

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COVID-19: How to empower older Canadians with personal and financial planning

Jun 16, 2020 |John Stackhouse

Current impacts from COVID-19 are prompting Canadians to consider how and where they’ll grow old and who will take care of them. Learn why having a plan in place is important.

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Where to find opportunities in a zero interest rate world

Jun 12, 2020 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

With the Fed’s punch bowl here to stay, and another multiyear period of low rates ahead, we look at how to position fixed income portfolios.

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Five ways to help small business

Jun 10, 2020 |RBC Thought Leadership

“Too big to fail" was the guiding principle for policymakers as they shored up systemically important banks, insurers and supply chains during the 2008-2009 global financial crisis.

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How small businesses are navigating the crisis – with creativity and innovation

Jun 09, 2020 |John Stackhouse

Many Canadian small businesses weren't ready to withstand the economic onslaught that COVID-19 brought in mid-March.

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Why are U.S. equities rallying while Main Street struggles?

Jun 05, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

Equity markets are dominated by big corporations, so it’s not surprising that major indexes may not show the challenges facing mom-and-pop companies.

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Talking to your parents about their estate plan

Jun 03, 2020 |Leanne Kaufman

Start the conversation about estate planning to give you and your parents peace of mind, knowing there are documents in place to ensure their wishes are met.

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