New year, new U.S. recession scorecard indicator

Jan 20, 2022 |Jim Allworth, Investment Strategist

We're adding a seventh recession indicator to our scorecard. What’s new and why is it being added?

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What should investors look for in China’s equity market?

Jan 20, 2022 |Frédérique Carrier and Jasmine Duan

Faced with a challenging global economic environment, China is following its own path. We discuss near-term prospects and investment considerations.

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Audio commentary: 2022 - A year of shifting gears

Jan 14, 2022 |Janet Engels & Kelly Bogdanova

A discussion of why the economy is positioned for above-trend growth and why equities should post positive returns, albeit with more volatility.

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Unleashing Opportunity: The economic gains in narrowing Canada’s racial wealth gap

Jan 13, 2022 |Rannella Billy-Ochieng
The Insights Net wealth gains have not been distributed equally during the pandemic, particularly among visible minority groups already at a disadvantage heading into the crisis. Visible minorities have benefitted less from a record surge in household...
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Are markets playing catch-up to the Fed?

Jan 13, 2022 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

Not only has it been a rather volatile start to the year for markets, but it has been a somewhat confounding one as well. Despite fears of a more aggressive Fed in the face of persistent inflation, it could actually mean better economic outcomes...

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How can technology make growth inclusive?

Jan 11, 2022 |Frédérique Carrier

Pivotal contributions to economies can be made by underutilised parts of society. Technology can promote economic inclusion, and in doing so, boost growth.

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U.S. vs. international equities: Time for a portfolio tune-up?

Jan 07, 2022 |Kelly Bogdanova

Investors shouldn’t fall prey to a “U.S. bias” as we think international stocks have favorable characteristics arguing for their inclusion in portfolios.

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Omicron won’t deter hawkish central banks

Jan 06, 2022 |Josh Nye
December’s central bank meetings were generally more hawkish than expected as policymakers placed more weight on rising inflation and shrinking economic slack than emerging risks from Omicron. The BoE became the first G7 central bank to raise interest...
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How to engage in a sustainable holiday season

Jan 05, 2022 |RBC Wealth Management

It probably isn’t a surprise that holiday seasonal consumption creates significant waste, resulting in unneeded carbon emissions.

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ESG investing: Don’t let perfect get in the way of good enough

Jan 05, 2022 |RBC Wealth Management

Many investors are watching the trend of growth in responsible investing with great interest.

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