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October 10, 2017

Differences of Opinion: How Canadian and US business leaders think about gender diversity

There are significant differences between Canadian and US companies when it comes to developing senior women leaders.

September 29, 2017

May's Brexit speech - A small step rather than a giant leap for negotiations

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has delivered her much anticipated Brexit speech in Florence, represented a small step rather than a giant leap in the Brexit process.

September 21, 2017

RBC's Biotechnology Research Team Initiates Coverage on 35 Companies

Mark Harris, Head of Global Research at RBC Capital Markets, talks to CNBC about initiating coverage on 35 biotechnology companies, as well as picks from the sector.

September 19, 2017

2017 Update on Domestic Regulatory Reforms to the OTC Derivatives Market

This report focuses on the “tail end” of the derivatives regulatory reforms and provides an update on the most significant changes of the past 12 months, including regulatory margin rules, trade reporting and the mandatory clearing of OTC derivatives.

September 14, 2017

Why markets didn’t move following ECB’s September decision

Peter Schaffrik, Chief European Macro Strategist at RBC Capital Markets, reacts to the European Central Bank’s latest decision on rates and what this means for markets and strategy going forward.

September 14, 2017

OPEC set to draft 2018 action plan at September meeting

Helima Croft, Chief Commodities Strategist at RBC Capital Markets discusses why Saudi Arabia appears to be “one of the more incentivized states” to find agreement on an output deal at a meeting of OPEC countries in September.

September 12, 2017

Special Edition of the George Davis Report: Revised Forecast on the Trajectory of the Canadian Dollar

In this Special Report, George revisits RBC’s growth and interest rate forecasts on the trajectory of the Canadian dollar in the aftermath of the Bank of Canada’s September rate hike.

September 8, 2017

OPEC, Gulf Storms and Gold: Events Stacking up on Both Sides of Oil Supply and Demand Ledger

With the possible OPEC output agreement extension, the market still grappling with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and another storm in its wake - Hurricane Irma, we’re seeing increased oil price volatility.

September 5, 2017

The George Davis Report: September 2017 Edition

Don’t miss this month’s edition of The George Davis Report – where George discusses resilient Canadian economic growth and potential corrective scenarios for the Canadian Dollar.

August 30, 2017

BYOA: “Be Your Own Activist” is the Smart Choice for Boards

Michal Katz is Co-Head of the Technology Investment Banking Group at RBC Capital Markets. This post was originally published on her LinkedIn account.

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