Forceful BoC surprises with 100 bp hike

July 14, 2022 |Josh Nye
100 bp hike topped widespread expectations for a 75 bp increase BoC front-loading the path to higher rates amid excess demand, high inflation and rising inflation expectations “Interest rates will need to rise further”; we see 3.25% policy rate by October...
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Immigration Nation: New Canadians are vital to an aging society

June 29, 2022 |Nathan Janzen, Claire Fan and Carrie Freestone

A wave of new Canadians is coming—and just in time.

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Canada's housing markets rebalancing fast

June 09, 2022 |Robert Hogue
The wind is definitely shifting—and becoming a lot chillier—for Canada’s housing market. Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Ottawa and Hamilton were among the areas experiencing significant pullbacks in home resale activity in May. For many of them this represented...
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Canadian inflation elevated but may be close to peak

May 18, 2022 |Claire Fan

We expect higher interest rates, both in Canada and abroad, will ultimately begin to cool demand and price pressures as the year progresses.

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Federal Budget 2022: Key measures that may have a direct impact on you

April 08, 2022 |RBC Wealth Management Services

We analyze the latest proposed federal budget measures, and the effect they may have on you.

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Higher inflation and tight labour markets raise odds of faster rate hikes

April 04, 2022 |Josh Nye

The tightening we expected over the next two years is now likely to come by the end of 2022.

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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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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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Omicron won’t deter hawkish central banks

January 06, 2022 |Josh Nye
December’s central bank meetings were generally more hawkish than expected as policymakers placed more weight on rising inflation and shrinking economic slack than emerging risks from Omicron. The BoE became the first G7 central bank to raise interest...
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2021 economic and fiscal update

December 15, 2021 |RBC Wealth Management Services

A summary of tax and support measures announced by the federal government.

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