RBC Economics & Thought Leadership Daily Economic Update

Bank of Canada remains proactive with 25 bp rate hike

June 07, 2023 |Josh Nye, Senior Economist

Following a two meeting pause, the BoC resumed tightening with a 25 bp hike lifting the overnight rate to 4.75%

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Not out of the woods

May 11, 2023 |Kelly Bogdanova

The U.S. equity market is purring along, but the threat of market volatility remains. We look at three lingering risks investors should keep in mind.

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Is the U.S. dollar still a viable reserve currency?

April 20, 2023 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

We explain why we believe it will be status quo for the currency despite reports to the contrary.

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A recession is here – but not that kind

April 13, 2023 |Kelly Bogdanova

While investors have been debating about an economic recession, an earnings recession has already settled in. We examine how this may play out.

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Audio commentary: investment outlook and implications for investors

April 12, 2023 |Jim Allworth & Mark Bayko
Mark Bayko and Jim Allworth from the Global Portfolio Advisory Committee discuss recent economic and market developments, the outlook ahead, and the need for reassessing investors’ risk appetites. Listen here (approximately 25-minute duration). Related...
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Federal budget 2023: Key measures that may have a direct impact on you

March 29, 2023 |RBC Family Office Services

We analyze the latest proposed federal budget measures, and the effect they may have on you.

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Will the market volatility that came in like a lion go out like a lamb?

March 24, 2023 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

We look at the implications of the Fed’s latest rate hike and whether broad market volatility brought on by the banking stress can continue to fade.

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Canadian economy unlikely to dodge a downturn despite early-2023 resilience

March 16, 2023 |Craig Wright, Robert Hogue, Nathan Janzen, Claire Fan, and Rachel Battaglia
Economic growth has been more resilient than feared in the wake of aggressive interest rate increases last year. Canada’s stalled toward the end of 2022 with a flat GDP growth reading in Q4 the first time the economy has failed to expand since a pandemic-related...
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How women are giving back to support small business

March 08, 2023 |RBC Wealth Management

We encourage women to embrace investing and philanthropy and to seek advice to ensure it aligns with their values and passions.

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China’s reopening: Facts and forecasts

March 02, 2023 |Jasmine Duan

Post-pandemic activity is surprising to the upside, and we think more is in store for the economy.

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