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Richard Talbot discusses the findings of RBC Capital Markets third semi-annual survey on the global capital markets : “Tipping Points – Global Perspectives on Navigating “The Great Divergence”

TORONTO, February 4, 2011— Richard Talbot, Co-Head of Global Research, discusses the findings of RBC Capital Markets third semi-annual global survey of over 460 senior executives around the world to get their perspectives of the Capital Markets. The the survey, which was produced in collaboration with the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), was completed in January 2011. Its findings have now been published as a white paper entitled, "Tipping Points -- Global perspectives on navigating "The Great Divergence" and stories have run in major financial publications including the Financial Times and The Globe and Mail.

Respondents to the survey comprised of senior level executives from both financial services and non-financial industries, spanning a diverse range of geographies and sizes. This year’s survey measures the sentiment of global executives at a time when global imbalances between the developed and developing world are producing diverging outcomes in economic prospects and fiscal and monetary policies. In particular it looks at the U.S., European and Emerging Markets’ economies.

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