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Recent Articles

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

The George Davis Report: May 2017 Edition

Our Chief Technical Analyst for Fixed Income and Currency Strategy, George Davis, CMT, discusses the confluence of negative factors that have come together to overwhelm the positive Canadian data releases we’ve seen, and weaken the Canadian dollar.

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.

May 3, 2017

How prepared are investment firms for MiFID II?

Earlier this year RBC Capital Markets engaged with our key clients to gauge their preparation for the upcoming MiFID II regulatory changes. Click here to download the full report.

May 2, 2017

Internet: The inflection of Mobile & Video

Key Takeaways from our 9th RBC AdAge Survey on Online Advertising

April 27, 2017

M&A and the US Defense Sector

Vito Sperduto, Head of US Mergers & Acquisitions at RBC Capital Markets, speaks on Bloomberg about M&A in the defense and aerospace sectors under the Trump administration.

April 24, 2017

UK: The Brexit ‘Divorce Bill’

Now that the UK has formally notified the EU of its intention to terminate membership, by triggering Article 50, the negotiations can begin.

April 18, 2017

Green is the New Black: Views From 4th Annual Green Bond Conference

RBC Capital Markets was proud to host our 4th annual Green Bond Conference, bringing together leaders in the industry to discuss the growth of the green bond market globally and its future development in Canada.

April 12, 2017

Helima Croft on Geopolitical Risks

Helima Croft, Global Head of Commodity Strategy at RBC Capital Markets, spoke on CNBC, discussing what geopolitical risk means for the markets.

April 11, 2017

The George Davis Report: April 2017 Edition

Our Chief Technical Analyst for Fixed Income and Currency Strategy, George Davis, CMT, discusses the discrepancy we’re seeing between the Canadian economic data and the Bank of Canada’s outlook.

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