Weekly Update 09/25/2020

Sep 25, 2020 |Travis Stringer
Weakness in global markets has continued to persist. A laundry list of items were to blame this week, including a number of U.S. monetary policymakers who pleaded for Congress to pass more fiscal stimulus, concerns over the potential of a contested U...
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8 Ways COVID Will Transform the Economy and Disrupt Every Business

Sep 24, 2020 |John Stackhouse

If there is one lesson from the pandemic of 2020, it may be this: We are biological beings in a digital age.

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How will COVID-19 impact globalization and international trade?

Sep 24, 2020 |Alan Robinson

The pandemic has dealt a blow to globalization from which it may not fully recover. We examine possible beneficiaries of this new normal.

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COVID Consumer Spending Tracker

Sep 21, 2020 |Colin Guldimann

Many Canadians continued to do routine shopping online, perhaps because of headlines about rising case counts. Back-to-school shopping seemed to exert a less powerful force than in previous years.

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Weekly Update 09/18/2020

Sep 18, 2020 |Travis Stringer
Global markets were relatively flat over the past week. But, beneath the surface, the investor unease that emerged a few weeks ago remains in place. It’s hard to pinpoint why that is, and it may be a simple case of a much needed pause after a rather rapid...
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Surging government debt and deficits

Sep 14, 2020 |Alan Robinson

The health of government finances has been a collateral victim of the pandemic. We take a look at the implications of increasing fiscal deficits.

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5G communications networks: Enabling next-generation technology

Sep 14, 2020 |Dan Smith, CFA

The 5G rollout should lead to a meaningful increase in communications equipment sales growth and more widespread adoption of cutting-edge technology.

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Does your family have a succession plan? Tips for maintaining family harmony

Sep 11, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

Harmony across families can be maintained by having multi-generational dialogue. Learn how you can start the conversation with your loved ones.

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Weekly Update 09/11/2020

Sep 11, 2020 |Travis Stringer
Global equity markets experienced some jitteriness over the past week, following through on some of the weakness that began the week before. We provide a bit more colour on the recent action and address the growing importance of the technology sector...
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Why resilient companies are key for portfolio construction

Sep 08, 2020 |Alan Robinson

The stock performance of resilient companies has shone through during the pandemic-induced market volatility of 2020.

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