January 10, 2023
Labour markets holding up but will eventually soften as economies slip into recession
Past the peak
December 12, 2022
Inflation is slowly starting to retreat from multi-decade highs, helped by falling energy prices and in some cases government relief programs.
Crossing the line(s)
October 12, 2022
The Canadian dollar fell below the 76 US cent mark in September for the first time since 2020.
Front-loading can't guarantee a soft landing
September 12, 2022
Front-loading has become the motto of central banks looking to quickly remove policy support amid intense inflationary pressure.
Shrinking runway for a soft landing
July 7, 2022
We now see more accelerated tightening cycles and higher terminal rates in all of the economies we track.
Will tough-talking central banks follow through?
June 7, 2022
May finally brought some relief in what has been a consistent Treasury market selloff this year.
Central banks playing catch-up
April 1, 2022
The Fed kicked off its tightening cycle in March with a widely expected 25 bp hike.
Conflict in Europe brings more uncertainty, more inflation
March 4, 2022
Equity markets plunged and prices for key commodities produced in the region jumped higher with WTI trading above US$100/bbl for the first time since 2014. - RBC Economics