Global Insight Weekly RBC Wealth Management

Commercial real estate and the economy

August 17, 2023 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

We examine the post-pandemic challenges facing the commercial office space market, and the potential economic impacts of recent trends.

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China’s next act in a changing economic order

August 14, 2023 |Jasmine Duan

As nations move away from the post-Cold War period of intense globalization, how will the world’s manufacturing powerhouse adapt to the new economic paradigm?

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Central banks hit "hopeful pause" on rate hikes

August 11, 2023 |Claire Fan and Carrie Freestone

Slowing inflation rates allowing central banks to move to the sidelines and pause interest rate hikes.

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Emerging opportunities as central banks make different policy decisions

August 10, 2023 |Frédérique Carrier

As central banks worldwide chart their own policy paths, we survey the fixed income landscape and identify windows of opportunity.

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Strategic investing beyond North America

August 03, 2023 |Sean Killin

In a dynamic geopolitical landscape, an allocation to international developed-market equities can benefit portfolios over the long term.

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A durable equity rally faces strengthening headwinds

August 02, 2023 |Jim Allworth

Stock markets have kept climbing off their 2022 lows for longer than expected. Is it time to consider repositioning equity portfolios?

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The Fed’s rate hike cycle: Out with a whimper

July 28, 2023 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

The Fed’s rate hike cycle caused a commotion, but its possible end did not. What might it mean for fixed income investors?

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Singing in retirement harmony

July 27, 2023 |Portfolio Advisor – Summer 2023
What does a “together forever” retirement sound like to you and your partner? When most of us think of retirement, we imagine spending time with family and friends, while doing things we enjoy, such as hobbies, travel, and exercise. We think about how...
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The five flags “watch list”: Protecting our most vulnerable

July 27, 2023 |Portfolio Advisor – Summer 2023
Exploiting and harming those most vulnerable in our society is on the rise. Here are five signs of elder abuse to be on the watch for. While many Canadians look forward to enjoying the later years of their lives - either in full retirement or for some...
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Financial literacy

Financial literacy: The foundational building blocks of long-term financial success

July 27, 2023 |Portfolio Advisor – Summer 2023
Financial literacy can help raise intelligent, informed, and confident children who can make solid and thoughtful decisions about the wealth they will inherit and/or build over their lives. Here are five foundational building blocks to help your children...
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