The hunt for COVID-19 treatments and vaccine

The hunt for COVID-19 treatments and vaccine

April 17, 2020 |Tasneem Azim-Khan, CFA

COVID-19 has brought companies and countries together for a common goal. We examine that search for treatments and vaccines.

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Shock absorption

Making sense of the stock market rally

April 17, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

While stock markets remain on a road littered with potholes, a confluence of catalysts has facilitated a forceful rebound.

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Consumer spending tracker

COVID consumer spending tracker

April 16, 2020 |RBC Economics

It’s not often a Canadian prime minister abruptly upends consumption patterns.

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Housing market off course

Pandemic throws housing market off course

April 15, 2020 |Robert Hogue

As feared, home resales plummeted across-the-board in March. Activity fell 14.3% from February nationwide as governments rolled out COVID-19 containment measures.

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Employment plunged in March – with much worse to come

April 10, 2020 |RBC Economics

The 1 million drop in jobs in March reported this morning makes every other month-over-month change in the labour force survey data before look like a rounding error.

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Record-breaking declines ahead

Record-breaking declines ahead

April 09, 2020 |Josh Nye

The coronavirus pandemic continues to take a tragic human toll while wreaking havoc on health care systems and economies across the globe.

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Why investors should pay attention to emerging market equities

April 09, 2020 |Frédérique Carrier

Chinese equities are a case in point. Their recent outperformance has been more abrupt than most think.

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A downturn like no other

A downturn like no other

April 09, 2020 |RBC Economics

The economic cost of the COVID-19 crisis may pale in comparison to the human cost.

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Market update: A very different kind of crisis

April 07, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova, Patrick McAllister, CFA and Christopher Girdler, CFA

The paths of financial markets and economies almost always involve uncertainties—it’s par for the course. But the abundance of uncertainties brought about by COVID-19 is making the science (and art) of economic forecasting unusually difficult.

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Our thoughts on the market volatility - April 6

April 06, 2020 |The Simbul-Lezon Wealth Management Group

There have been meaningful developments recently with respect to the coronavirus, action from governments, and on the economic front. We provide a brief summary below.

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