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Climate change 2021: Drive to decarbonise the global economy

Mar 05, 2021 |Stephen Metcalf & Frédérique Carrier

Fired by a fresh impetus to turn ambition into action, we’re seeing a turning point for this challenge, which should open up investment opportunities.

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Will inflation drive U.S. interest rates higher?

Mar 04, 2021 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

As the U.S. economic recovery continues, we look at the market forces and Fed policies shaping long-term interest rates.

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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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Meme stock episode: Is this a risk to traditional investment portfolios?

Feb 12, 2021 |Kelly Bogdanova

We think the GameStop episode is indicative of a megashift at play—one that’s bigger than the stock market. What does this mean for long-term investors?

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Beyond financial statements: What makes a company sustainably successful?

Feb 02, 2021 |RBC Wealth Management

We discuss how ESG factors can be a driver of investment value.

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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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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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Emerging markets beyond COVID-19: A ripe climate for investors

Dec 11, 2020 |Frédérique Carrier

COVID-19 vaccines and a weak dollar solidify our positive view of emerging market equities, and undemanding valuations further burnish their appeal.

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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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