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Recent Articles

June 23, 2017

Helima Croft on the Saudi Royal Succession Shakeup

Helima Croft, Global Head of Commodity Strategy at RBC Capital Markets, spoke on CNBC, discussing the recent shakeup in the Saudi Arabian line of succession and what it means for oil prices and the Saudi Aramco IPO.

June 20, 2017

A healthy, international Sterling bond market is vital for successful post-Brexit Britain

The Sterling bond market facilitates inward investment into the UK, provides financial institutions and corporations with efficient access to capital and maintains the relevance of Sterling as a major cur-rency.

June 15, 2017

Is June the end of May?

The final result of the UK election with a significant loss of seats for the governing Conservative party.

June 9, 2017

Attracting International Talent

International students are increasingly setting their sights on Canada.

June 8, 2017

Helima Croft on Qatar and Oil Stocks

Helima Croft, Global Head of Commodity Strategy at RBC Capital Markets, spoke on CNBC, discussing the four countries cutting diplomatic ties with Qatar and how this might affect oil stocks.

June 6, 2017

The George Davis Report: June 2017 Edition

Our Chief Technical Analyst for Fixed Income and Currency Strategy, George Davis, CMT, discusses the recent release of the Q1 GDP data and implications for the Canadian dollar.

May 30, 2017

Dave McKay - Technologically Speaking

Dave McKay, President & Chief Executive Officer, Royal Bank of Canada, speaks on innovation and technology.

May 23, 2017

Jonathan Golub discusses first quarter results with Brian Sullivan

Jonathan Golub, RBC’s Chief US Market Strategist, spoke to CNBC’s Brian Sullivan on May 12 to provide his insights on this quarter’s earnings.

May 19, 2017

Peter Schaffrik discusses the Fed Balance Sheet, ECB policy and global bond markets

Peter Schaffrik, Global Marco Strategist for RBC Capital Markets, guest hosted Bloomberg’s Pulse show. He discusses the impact of US politics on markets, treasury market volatility and RBC’s expectations for the Fed.

May 8, 2017

How Vulnerable is Canada’s Economy to a Housing Downturn?

Robert Hogue, Senior Economist at RBC, spoke on BNN on how a housing downturn could impact the overall Canadian economy.

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