Budget 2022: Will Ottawa rise to Canada's growth challenge?

March 31, 2022 |Cynthia Leach and Josh Nye
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said Budget 2022 would be about boosting Canada’s long term economic growth. But her next fiscal blueprint risks being consumed by more immediate demands. The sharply rising cost of living, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine...
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What could shape portfolio performance over the next year?

March 24, 2022 |Joseph Wu, CFA

As market volatility persists, weakness in equities may have a surprising benefit. We look at several factors that may impact the macro outlook.

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Quebec budget 2022: Focusing on the present and the future

March 23, 2022 |Robert Hogue

Last-minute spending spree to help with soaring cost of living.

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Audio commentary: Fed rate hikes have arrived—what are the implications?

March 22, 2022 |Kelly Bogdanova & Atul Bhatia

Atul and Kelly discuss the health of the economy and the potential impact a rising rate environment might have on investors’ portfolios.

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Russia-Ukraine conflict leaves us more cautious towards European equities

March 17, 2022 |Frédérique Carrier

The conflict will dent global economic growth, and Europe is more vulnerable than most. We prefer to reduce risk and downgrade our European equity outlook.

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The Fed’s rate hike announcement goes above and beyond

March 17, 2022 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

Although some economic projections were expected, there were some surprises. We explain what impact a new rate trajectory could have on the economy.

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Economic stakes of the Russia-Ukraine conflict

March 11, 2022 |Kelly Bogdanova

As the economic front expands with sanctions, we look at investment ramifications, including a potential “growth scare” and its impact for equity markets.

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Audio commentary: Commodity prices & inflation - A look at potential economic & market impacts

March 11, 2022 |Janet Engels & Tylar Lunke

Janet and Tylar discuss how rising commodity prices could affect high inflation, and highlight market reactions to previous “growth scares.”

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Provincial economies face new challenges as pandemic threat fades

March 10, 2022 |Robert Hogue and Carrie Freestone

Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia top our growth rankings

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Women in STEM: How a career 180 brought an astrophysicist to wealth management

March 08, 2022 |RBC Wealth Management

Lianne Manzer, director of data science at RBC Wealth Management, shares her advice for women in male-dominated industries such as STEM and finance.

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