Déjà vu

Jan 07, 2022 |Mike Allington

Happy new year, sort of. If you’re experiencing a case of déjà vu, you’re not alone. Canada is once again grappling with another wave of Covid-19. It feels eerily similar to the beginning of last year, though there are some stark differences.

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What's in store for 2022?

Dec 10, 2021 |Mike Allington

Global equity markets have been able to shrug off some of the uncertainties posed by the new omicron variant and are once again flirting with their highs. Risks posed to the economy may be small. We'll offer some thoughts on the year ahead.

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A new dose of uncertainty - is this time different?

Nov 26, 2021 |Mike Allington

Global equity markets are ending the month of November on a down note as the discovery of a new variant of the coronavirus has created some alarm.

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Orderly Disorder

Oct 01, 2021 |Mike Allington

Volatility has returned after having been absent from the investing landscape over the past few months. As a result, many global markets have experienced some pressure in recent weeks, although the bouts of weakness have been orderly in nature.

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Green metals: Industrial commodities in a decarbonising world

Aug 03, 2021 |RBC Wealth Management

As the global economic transition to clean energy accelerates, is the recent price surge in critical metals the start of a long-term uptrend?

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It's all about the Fed, again.

Jun 18, 2021 |Mike Allington

All eyes were on the U.S. Federal Reserve this past week. And, it did not disappoint, at least with respect to the buzz generated within the investment community.

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Canadian Equities Lead the Way

Jun 04, 2021 |Mike Allington

The Canadian equity market has been one of the best performing this year. In Canadian dollar terms, the market is up by an even bigger margin. We’ll focus on what’s been driving the market and its outlook going forward.

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Can we bank on the banks?

May 21, 2021 |Mike Allington

Canadian investors are likely to turn their attention to the financial sector, with the banks set to report quarterly results next week. Earnings should be strong, but the question is whether they will be good enough to meet elevated expectations?

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A fine balance between good and great

May 07, 2021 |Mike Allington
Markets continued to consolidate over the past week, grappling somewhat with elevated investor expectations. The first quarter earnings season, which is nearly complete, has been strong, but it has been met with a relatively muted response by most stocks...
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How would a Biden blue wave impact sectors?

Sep 02, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

If November sees a clean sweep for the Democrats, which sectors could emerge as the winners and losers?

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