COVID Further Clouded the Outlook for Canadian Women at Risk of Disruption

Mar 04, 2021 |Dawn Desjardins & Carrie Freestone

Almost half a million Canadian women who lost their jobs during the pandemic hadn’t returned to work as of January.

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Celebrating Pearleen Oliver: The story of what one voice can accomplish

Mar 01, 2021 |RBC Wealth Management

We don't have the ability to undo or change the past, but we can elevate the people that stood up for others and said every voice counts. Dr. Pearleen Oliver is one of those people—and someone every Canadian should know.

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Can equities tolerate higher bond yields?

Feb 25, 2021 |Frédérique Carrier

The spike in yields of late has sent shivers through stock markets. But this rise, if contained, isn’t necessarily bad news for stocks.

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Why are yields on the rise, and how could higher yields affect investors?

Feb 18, 2021 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

The pace of yield gains has brought some market jitters. But we see yields rising for the right reasons, bringing with it little threat for markets.

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Davos 2021: Seven challenges for COVID-19 and beyond

Feb 05, 2021 |RBC Wealth Management

This year’s virtual World Economic Forum tried to address the challenges shaping 2021. RBC’s CEO Dave McKay shares his takeaways.

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Is a stock market bubble inflating close to a bursting point?

Jan 28, 2021 |Frédérique Carrier

We take stock of the signs of excess in financial markets and look at how to position portfolios through this period.

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More income ahead for fixed income markets?

Jan 14, 2021 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

Fixed income investors will largely have to play defense this year as bond markets try to work their way through to a more normal yield environment.

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Why is the U.S. stock market at ease during this time of chaos?

Jan 07, 2021 |Kelly Bogdanova

The chaos unleashed in Washington has shaken us all. And yet the stock market was largely unfazed. Amid all the challenges today, is it defying logic?

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Accommodative Fed policy will be a way of life for the economy and markets

Dec 18, 2020 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

As the Fed settles in for the long haul, we look at what’s behind the Fed’s thinking, the fiscal stimulus taking shape, and the impact for investors.

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Audio commentary: Global Insight 2021 Outlook

Dec 09, 2020 |Mark Bayko & Jim Allworth

Mark Bayko and Jim Allworth, members of the Global Portfolio Advisory Committee, discuss the Global Insight 2021 Outlook.

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