Audio commentary: Coronavirus developments and market impact

Mar 19, 2020 | Jim Allworth


RBC Wealth Management’s latest thoughts on the unfolding coronavirus outbreak and the investment implications.

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As the COVID-19 situation continually evolves, this is a period of great uncertainty for all of us.

To help make sense of these difficult times, we had a conversation with Jim Allworth, RBC Dominion Securities’ Investment Strategist, on the economic impact of the outbreak and what this disruption means for financial markets, what we’re observing during these fast-moving developments, and what to expect from here.

Please take a few moments to listen to this audio file.

If you have any questions or need further guidance, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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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.

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