Pre-Weekend Update July 16th 2021

Jul 16, 2021 |Thomas Donnelly

We discuss the recent decline in bond yields, the growth outlook, and the second quarter earnings season which is now underway.

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Pre-Weekend Update July 2nd 2021

Jul 02, 2021 |Thomas Donnelly

With summer upon us, we take the opportunity to reflect on the current backdrop, which we expect to persist as we move into the second half of the year.

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Pre-Weekend Update June 18th 2021

Jun 18, 2021 |Thomas Donnelly

We discuss the Fed pivot this week and implications for investors going forward.

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Pre-Weekend Update June 4th 2021

Jun 07, 2021 |Thomas Donnelly

This week, we discuss the Canadian stock market which has been one of the best performing year-to-date, particularly in Canadian dollar terms.

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Pre-Weekend Update May 21st 2021

May 21, 2021 |Thomas Donnelly

This week, we discuss the Canadian banks which are set to report quarterly results next week. Expectations are justifiably high. We share our thoughts on the group beyond the short-term.

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Pre-Weekend Update May 14th 2021

May 14, 2021 |Thomas Donnelly

This week, we discuss the inflation backdrop, which caught the market off guard this week. We address the question as to whether this is likely to be short-lived or a longer-term phenomenon.

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Pre-Weekend Update April 30th 2021

Apr 30, 2021 |Thomas Donnelly

This week, we briefly comment on the Canadian dollar, as well as the peaking third wave of the virus in Canada. We then turn our attention to the global tech sector to discuss the tug of war between earnings and valuation headwinds.

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Pre-Weekend Update April 23rd 2021

Apr 23, 2021 |Thomas Donnelly

This week, we focus largely on Canada and discuss the implications of both the government’s budget and the BoC’s decision to taper its bond purchases.

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Pre-Weekend Update April 16th 2021

Apr 16, 2021 |Thomas Donnelly

This week, we discuss the frustrating Covid situation, some early takeaways from the U.S. bank results, and what we expect to monitor as the earnings season unfolds over the next few weeks.

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Pre-Weekend Update April 9th 2021

Apr 09, 2021 |Thomas Donnelly

This week, we discuss the recent calm in global equity and bond markets, sector rotation, and the divergent paths that we are likely to see through the rest of the year.

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Spring 2020

Views on the global financial markets and insights on managing your wealth.

Uncertainty everywhere

How the pandemic is affecting global equity markets – and how things can improve in 2021.

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A very different kind of crisis

Why there may be more market volatility in store for investors – both to the downside and to the upside.

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Global Insight

Insights into the equity, fixed-income, currency and commodity markets from RBC Wealth Management.

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RBC CEO: Now’s the time to shape the economy of tomorrow

How to make Canada a more self-reliant country in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Wealth planning strategies during a downturn

Tax, estate and financial planning opportunities to explore and set you up for long-term success.

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Tax filing extensions due to COVID-19

New deadlines for filing taxes and making payments.

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Breaking down the government’s COVID-19 response

Analysis of the unprecedented measures intended to stabilize the economy and provide support for Canadian workers and businesses.

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Managing your finances during COVID-19

While we’re working remotely, we can still help you manage your finances.

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Six ways to protect yourself from COVID-19 scams

Situations like COVID-19 can make people more vulnerable to scams – and more attractive to scammers.

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How a Canadian company used AI to detect the coronavirus

Early warning system sent an alert days before the World Health Organization.

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