Global Insight Weekly

Understanding the Federal Reserve’s policy response to COVID-19

Apr 30, 2020 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

The Fed has pledged quantitative easing and liquidity facilities in response to COVID-19. Can its promises backstop the markets against volatility?

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How the emerging markets are coping with the health and economic crises

Audio commentary: How the emerging markets are coping with the health and economic crises

Apr 30, 2020 |Mark Bayko and Polina Kurdyavko

Mark Bayko and Polina Kurdyavko have a conversation examining the various approaches undertaken by regions and countries, the outlook for currencies, opportunities and risks, and why Asia may emerge from this in a stronger position relative to others

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Prescribed rate loan planning

Prescribed rate loan planning

Apr 28, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management Services

“For some families, there may be opportunities to reduce taxes by setting up a prescribed rate loan.”

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Estate freeze planning

Estate freeze planning

Apr 27, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management Services

“If you own all the shares of your business, an estate freeze can minimize taxes and provide you with more flexibility.”

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Individual Pension Plans (IPPs)

Individual Pension Plans (IPPs)

Apr 24, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management Services

“For incorporated business owners or professionals, or key employees, an IPP may be beneficial for enhancing retirement income.”

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How COVID-19 is changing the earnings outlook

How COVID-19 is changing the earnings outlook

Apr 23, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

Economies and companies are operating in a state of business as unusual. When it comes to the earnings outlook, it’s time to throw out the playbook.

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Fixed income markets at a time of exceptional central bank support

Audio commentary: Fixed income markets at a time of exceptional central bank support

Apr 22, 2020 |Frédérique Carrier and David Riley
A discussion on how the economic downturn may affect default rates, plus an exploration of the repercussions of the Fed’s recent actions, the UK government’s pursuit of its Brexit strategy, and the European Union’s difficulties in crafting a joint fiscal...
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When should you review your will and estate plan?

Apr 22, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management Services

“As a start, many legal professionals generally recommend reviewing your plan every 3 to 5 years.”

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Market update: Mixed signals

Market update: Mixed signals

Apr 21, 2020 |Global Portfolio Advisory Committee

Equity markets have made up much of their lost ground since their March lows as COVID-19 infection and mortality rates have improved in North America and Europe, and as rays of light have started shining into the quarantine tunnel.

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Charitable giving and foundations

Apr 20, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management Services

“Things to consider when setting up a charitable foundation.”

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Family business succession planning

Donna and Norm are ready for the next step of their wealth journey. Find out how a custom business succession plan helped this family transition their business into a well-funded retirement.

Consolidating assets for a secure, successful retirement

Jean-Pierre and Sharon are ready for the next step of their wealth journey – retirement. Find out how consolidating their assets and a custom financial plan helped this family feel secure and excited about their new life.

Securing your children's future with an estate plan

A recent diagnosis jolted Denise and Kevin into thinking about the support their daughter, with disabilities, would need once they're gone. Find out how this family got their "house in order," giving them relief and confidence that their daughter will be supported.

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