Audio commentary: Fixed income markets at a time of exceptional central bank support

Apr 22, 2020 | Frédérique Carrier and David Riley


Fixed income markets at a time of exceptional central bank support

A discussion on how the economic downturn may affect default rates, plus an exploration of the repercussions of the Fed’s recent actions, the UK government’s pursuit of its Brexit strategy, and the European Union’s difficulties in crafting a joint fiscal response.


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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.

In Quebec, financial planning services are provided by RBC Wealth Management Financial Services Inc. which is licensed as a financial services firm in that province. In the rest of Canada, financial planning services are available through RBC Dominion Securities Inc.


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