Bank of Canada

Despite trade uncertainty, Bank of Canada raises rates

Jul 19, 2018 |Joshua Opheim

Results from the Business Outlook Survey and a strong June employment report led Stephen Poloz to raise the benchmark overnight rate to 1.5 percent.

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Three reasons future investors will continue to value human advice

Apr 19, 2018 |Joshua Opheim

Amid the conversation around the impact of AI on the economy, RBC Wealth Management’s Doug Guzman shares why future investors will continue to value human advice

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Government of Canada Bonds

Use Quality Discounted Bonds Over GIC's

Apr 07, 2018 |Joshua Opheim

While GIC's provide more income than a discounted government of Canada bond, the bond provides you with more return from an after-tax perspective in non-registered and corporate accounts.

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Inflation: An Old Risk Waits Offstage

Apr 05, 2018 |Joshua Opheim

Something that’s least expected—a sustained surge in inflation rates—would substantially worsen the global economic and investment outlook. Learn more in our latest article.

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Canadian GDP Unexpectedly Falls in January as Housing Chill Sets

Apr 02, 2018 |Joshua Opheim

Analysts in a Reuters poll had expected gross domestic product to increase by 0.1 per cent after a revised 0.2 per cent gain in December.

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2018 Federal Budget

Mar 29, 2018 |Joshua Opheim
Federal Minister of Finance, Bill Morneau, delivered the Liberal Government’s budget on February 27, 2018. Many of the budget’s tax measures are aimed at tightening perceived loopholes or inequalities in various aspects of the tax system. Several measures...
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Chart: What Assets Make Up Wealth

Feb 01, 2018 |Joshua Opheim
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