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Climate change 2021: Drive to decarbonise the global economy

Mar 05, 2021 |Stephen Metcalf & Frédérique Carrier

Fired by a fresh impetus to turn ambition into action, we’re seeing a turning point for this challenge, which should open up investment opportunities.

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Will inflation drive U.S. interest rates higher?

Mar 04, 2021 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

As the U.S. economic recovery continues, we look at the market forces and Fed policies shaping long-term interest rates.

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COVID Further Clouded the Outlook for Canadian Women at Risk of Disruption

Mar 04, 2021 |Dawn Desjardins & Carrie Freestone

Almost half a million Canadian women who lost their jobs during the pandemic hadn’t returned to work as of January.

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Can equities tolerate higher bond yields?

Feb 25, 2021 |Frédérique Carrier

The spike in yields of late has sent shivers through stock markets. But this rise, if contained, isn’t necessarily bad news for stocks.

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Why are yields on the rise, and how could higher yields affect investors?

Feb 18, 2021 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

The pace of yield gains has brought some market jitters. But we see yields rising for the right reasons, bringing with it little threat for markets.

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Meme stock episode: Is this a risk to traditional investment portfolios?

Feb 12, 2021 |Kelly Bogdanova

We think the GameStop episode is indicative of a megashift at play—one that’s bigger than the stock market. What does this mean for long-term investors?

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What's happening with Bitcoin

Feb 11, 2021 |Maarten Jansen, Juan Aronna, Frédérique Carrier

Bitcoin is a potentially transformative technology whose impacts may extend beyond its use as an investment.

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Breaking down economic data: What's in store for the U.S. economy?

Feb 05, 2021 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

Much of the outlook remains dependent on the path of COVID-19, with plenty still to be done, the tailwinds suggest plenty of reason for optimism.

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Davos 2021: Seven challenges for COVID-19 and beyond

Feb 05, 2021 |RBC Wealth Management

This year’s virtual World Economic Forum tried to address the challenges shaping 2021. RBC’s CEO Dave McKay shares his takeaways.

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Beyond financial statements: What makes a company sustainably successful?

Feb 02, 2021 |RBC Wealth Management

We discuss how ESG factors can be a driver of investment value.

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