Weekly Update 05/21/2021

May 21, 2021 |Travis Stringer
Overall, markets were unchanged or modestly higher over the past week. Some of the inflation-fueled concerns subsided in recent days, helping to revive the high growth parts of the market that have bared the brunt of the latest bouts of pressure. Canadian...
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Weekly Update 05/14/2021

May 14, 2021 |Travis Stringer
Global markets experienced some modest pressure over the past week, but managed to finish the period on a stronger note. More noticeable was the move in volatility, driven by an issue that markets should have been largely prepared for: inflation. Monthly...
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Weekly Update 05/07/2021

May 11, 2021 |Travis Stringer
Markets continued to consolidate over the past week, grappling somewhat with elevated investor expectations. The first quarter earnings season, which is nearly complete, has been strong, but it has been met with a relatively muted response by most stocks...
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Five things investors should know about hydrogen’s global potential

May 11, 2021 |Kelly Bogdanova

The lightest of elements may turn out to be a heavyweight in the transition to clean energy. We examine hydrogen’s opportunities for various industries.

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Should equity investors be optimistic in 2021?

May 07, 2021 |Kelly Bogdanova

Equity markets have responded tamely to strong corporate earnings and GDP growth estimates. But investors shouldn’t overlook the bigger trends afoot.

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GreenTech: Transformation to a clean energy world

May 07, 2021 |Frédérique Carrier

We’re seeing a profound transition toward renewable energy, and with it the next normal. We explore four drivers underpinning GreenTech’s potential.

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The UK’s growth surge

Apr 30, 2021 |Frédérique Carrier

The UK’s economic outlook has acquired a healthier glow, but we’re eyeing some non-COVID wrinkles that could impact growth prospects and UK equities.

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Using blockchain to protect Canada’s freshwater lakes

Apr 28, 2021 |RBC Wealth Management

Pull up to a Lake Winnipeg beach on a hot summer's day and you'll feel you're experiencing a perfect day at the ocean. Water shimmers in every direction.

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Are you ready to be an executor?

Apr 27, 2021 |Dawneen Boyle

The role of an executor is an important one. Here are some things to consider before carrying out your duties.

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Impact of the Biden corporate tax hikes for earnings and the stock market

Apr 23, 2021 |Kelly Bogdanova

While higher rates will eat into corporate profits, we explain why they won’t be the make-or-break factor for U.S. equity performance.

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