BoC surveys show expectations for gradual recovery

BoC surveys show expectations for gradual recovery

Jul 06, 2020 |Nathan Janzen
Business expectations for future sales, investment activity historically (but not unprecedentedly) low. Businesses report ability to ramp up production quickly, but concerns about demand will persist Household income/spending expectations lower, but both...
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The resilient Health Care sector in an election year

The resilient Health Care sector in an election year

Jul 06, 2020 |Gopa Nair, CFA

We examine investment themes we think are supportive of the sector’s long-term growth prospects regardless of the policy environment.

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Will COVID-19 force the auto sector into a U-turn

Will COVID-19 force the auto sector into a U-turn?

Jul 06, 2020 |Jim Allworth

It wasn’t that long ago that the auto sector was on an open road to the car of the future. How will COVID-19 change the sector’s direction?

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How Europe is rising to the COVID-19 economic challenges

Jun 25, 2020 |Frédérique Carrier

We are upgrading our stance on European equities to Market Weight from Underweight as several key developments appear to be afoot on the continent.

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COVID-19 highlights the need for bold change in Canada’s eldercare system

Jun 23, 2020 |Naomi Powell

Canadians in long-term care have paid the heftiest price in this pandemic, with 82% of deaths coming from within their ranks.

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What’s driving volatility in the U.S. equity market?

Jun 19, 2020 |Frédérique Carrier

We examine recent volatility impacting equity markets, and look to manage investment risk against this backdrop.

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How to empower older Canadians with personal and financial planning

COVID-19: How to empower older Canadians with personal and financial planning

Jun 15, 2020 |John Stackhouse

Current impacts from COVID-19 are prompting Canadians to consider how and where they’ll grow old and who will take care of them. Learn why having a plan in place is important.

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Where to find opportunities in a zero interest rate world

Jun 12, 2020 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

With the Fed’s punch bowl here to stay, and another multiyear period of low rates ahead, we look at how to position fixed income portfolios.

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Five ways to help small business

Five ways to help small business

Jun 10, 2020 |RBC Thought Leadership

“Too big to fail" was the guiding principle for policymakers as they shored up systemically important banks, insurers and supply chains during the 2008-2009 global financial crisis.

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Why are U.S. equities rallying while Main Street struggles?

Jun 05, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

Equity markets are dominated by big corporations, so it’s not surprising that major indexes may not show the challenges facing mom-and-pop companies.

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