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ESG adoption by institutional investors slows: RBC GAM survey

While ESG adoption has tapered off slightly, it remains a popular strategy

  • By: Katie Keir
  • October 16, 2019 October 16, 2019
  • 14:56
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Foresters sells life insurance company

Sale marks final stage of Foresters' strategy to exit the North American asset management business

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 17, 2019 October 17, 2019
  • 12:49
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10 years on, more to be done on G20 reforms, FSB says

A new report evaluates the implementation of post-crisis reforms

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The slow death of Canada’s banking ombudsman

The independent dispute resolution service has been abandoned by most of the big Canadian banks

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MX launches new training requirement

Starting Nov. 1, aspiring derivatives traders must complete a course and pass an exam

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SEC seeks solutions for thinly traded stocks

Weak trading volume can have multiple negative impacts

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Crypto has promise, but faces hurdles, Moody’s says

Rating agency says cryptocurrencies remain the domain of speculators

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U.S. brokers sanitizing disciplinary records, investor group says

New report says expungements are being granted "as a matter of course"

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DBRS brightens view on Sun Life

The Toronto-based rating agency has upgraded its rating

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Sprucing up Europe’s disclosure rules

Proposed reforms aim to address regulators' concerns, including disclosure of investment costs

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Traders in China manipulated U.S. stocks, SEC alleges

Eighteen traders generated at least US$31 million in illicit profits, regulator says

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Benefit of currency exposure through U.S. investments may be diminishing: report

Hedging may make sense if the Canadian economy outperforms

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Canadians shift to fintech, but trust issues linger

Survey respondents have more trust in the ability of traditional institutions to protect personal data

OSC Dialogue 2017 to feature FCA, SEC executives

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Helping advisors find opportunities for accredited continuing education

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 16, 2019 October 17, 2019
  • 10:30
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How to give advice that sticks

Knowing your client’s mindset — and your own — can help you tailor advice

Potential effects of the new degree requirement for CFPs

A degree will be required to earn the "Certified Financial Planner" designation, effective April 2022

Report reveals Canadians’ weak knowledge of retirement income

Employer plans, OAS and GIS were the least understood topics

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 13, 2019 October 17, 2019
  • 12:55

Advisors top list of retirement planning tools: survey

But advisors aren’t as popular with Gen X investors

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 13, 2019 October 17, 2019
  • 10:30