The omicron variant: A heavy dose of uncertainty

Dec 03, 2021 |Joseph Wu, CFA

Many questions surround the newest COVID-19 variant, but if history is any indication, its market effect may not be one of them.

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Building mental resilience with Olympian Clara Hughes

Jul 20, 2021 |RBC Wealth Management

Hughes says she walked away from a race realizing she hadn't fulfilled her job as an athlete and Olympian and vowed to use her platform to highlight mental health and the struggles.

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Investor trends: Is telemedicine the way of the future?

Jul 29, 2020 |Gopa Nair, CFA

As more people access virtual health care while working from home, telehealth providers are a growing part of the health care sector.

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RBC Foundation combating COVID-19 mental health crisis with donations to CMHA, HEADSTRONG Summits

May 28, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management Canada

In any given year, 1 in 5 Canadians will personally experience a mental health issue or illness. This year, there is an undeniably higher degree of stress for many Canadians, given the uncertainty and strain of the current global health crisis.

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The hunt for COVID-19 treatments and vaccine

Apr 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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The U.S. economy is exposed and vulnerable … what’s next?

Apr 02, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

We explore the economic scenarios that could unfold depending on the path the virus takes and the different ways the recovery could play out in 2021.

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US jobless claims off the charts

Mar 27, 2020 |Robert Hogue

Today's initial claims figure was at the upper end of the wide range of market expectations.

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Ontario takes out big guns to fight COVID-19

Mar 26, 2020 |Robert Hogue

The Ontario government yesterday was the latest to unveil a hefty $17 billion action plan (1.9% of GDP) to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Reflection of reality

Mar 24, 2020 |Global Portfolio Advisory Committee
The serious human toll and adverse economic and financial market consequences of COVID-19 continue to mount as the virus spreads further throughout North America and penetrates deeper in Europe. As a result, the global equity selloff has persisted with...
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Canada’s economy enters uncharted waters

Mar 24, 2020 |RBC Economics
Canada's economy faces hit from COVID-19 and oil price plunge In early March we released a forecast that looked for Canada’s economy to suffer a short, sharp decline in activity. The spread of COVID-19, the imposition of social-distancing measures and...
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