Audio commentary: Coronavirus, the oil shock, and market impact

Mar 25, 2020 | Mark Bayko, CFA and Patrick McAllister, CFA


These are unprecedented times, full of uncertainty for all of us.

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To help make sense of the challenging environment, Mark Bayko, head of the Portfolio Advisory Group, and Patrick McAllister, Canadian portfolio advisor, discussed how the coronavirus outbreak and oil price shock are impacting the Canadian economy and stock market, what they’re observing from the fast-moving developments, and what to expect from here.

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Non-U.S. Analyst Disclosure: Jim Allworth, an employee of RBC Wealth Management USA’s foreign affiliate RBC Dominion Securities Inc. contributed to the preparation of this publication. This individual is not registered with or qualified as a research analyst with the U.S. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) and, since he is not an associated person of RBC Wealth Management, may not be subject to FINRA Rule 2241 governing communications with subject companies, the making of public appearances, and the trading of securities in accounts held by research analysts.

In Quebec, financial planning services are provided by RBC Wealth Management Financial Services Inc. which is licensed as a financial services firm in that province. In the rest of Canada, financial planning services are available through RBC Dominion Securities Inc.


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