Global Insight

January 2016
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Analysis

The commodity wave

History says industrial commodity prices could stay uncomfortably low for a long time.

4 minute read
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Analysis

Patience and low rates

Benign credit conditions should remain the order of the day as the Fed will likely slowly move to normalize interest rates.

3 minute read
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2016–Higher with the economy

An entrenched expansion in the developed economies should allow corporate earnings to grow and equities to deliver worthwhile returns …

5 minute read
Analysis

Monetary policy in front seat

How global central banks make use of their policy tools will be high on investors’ “watch list” this year …

3 minute read
Analysis

RBC’s investment stance

Our focus is on developed equity markets with the U.S. secular bull resuming course in H2 2016; in fixed income, select corporates are attractive.

1 minute read
Analysis

Currencies

The U.S. dollar’s trajectory will likely be dominated by the pace of future rate hikes now that the Fed has begun a tightening cycle.

1 minute read
Analysis

Key forecasts

Our take on the economic outlook for the U.S., eurozone, China, and other major economies.

1 minute read

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