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The New Power: What the Shale Gas Boom Means for the North American Economy, Winter 2013

The surge of unconventional gas production in the U.S. has brought annual Henry Hub prices to their lowest level in a decade. To understand the strategic view of the opportunities, risks and challenges deriving from this revolution, RBC Capital Markets partnered with the Economist Intelligence Unit to publish our 4th white paper. This report explores the implications the shale gas boom has on key sectors (energy, infrastructure, manufacturing and transport) as well as the macro-economic implications for the North American economy.


To view the white paper, please click here. For an overview of the high-level findings, please click here.

 

     
     
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Tipping Points: Global perspectives on navigating “The Great Divergence”, Winter 2011

RBC Capital Markets has partnered with the Economist Intelligence Unit to conduct our third poll of over 400 global business and market leaders. The global survey, which concluded in January,reveals interesting insights into the divergence between developed and emerging economies, primarily in economic growth, sovereign debt, currencies and fiscal policy. By capturing the sentiment of these leaders, this report offers broad perspective on the many issues impacting markets around the globe.


To view the white paper, please click here. Additional survey findings are highlighted in this quick synopsis, please click here.

     
     
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Preparing for the next wave: Competing for capital in a new era, Summer 2010

In the first half of 2010, each week brought the shock of the new, with old verities crumbling and fresh ones taking shape. This research confirmed the outline of certain themes of this new era, including: the dichotomy between developed and emerging markets; the increase in risk across asset classes; the competition for capital; and the lack of willingness of investors to invest in a time of uncertainty.


To view the white paper, please click here.Additional survey findings are highlighted in this quick synopsis, please click here.

 
     
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Raising Capital in The New Era, Fall 2009

Is it possible this time is different? Corporate issuers and institutional investors are faced with difficult financial decisions in an environment more uncertain than any in recent history.


To view the white paper, please click here.