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The payoff for social distancing: US$8 trillion

Researchers estimate the value of lives saved represents at least one-third of U.S. GDP

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Sun Life CEO’s compensation drops slightly in 2019

The executive's total compensation was $9.6M

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Feds increase wage subsidy for small business

The measure jumps to 75% from 10%

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Lockdowns are costly, but needed: OECD

Each month of containment cuts annual GDP by 2%, the organization says

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Government help during Covid-19: a summary

Let clients know about available assistance

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Pre-pandemic payroll data a key benchmark: StatsCan

The data will help track the pandemic's effects on employment and earnings

Canada remains AAA in the face of Covid-19: DBRS

A strong balance sheet provides capacity to absorb a large negative shock

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Federal deficit to top $112 billion in coming year due to Covid-19, PBO says

The deficit for the fiscal year ending March 31 will also be higher than forecast

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Final Basel III reforms delayed

Regulators agree to push back implementation of certain provisions for a year

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MFDA proposes CE accreditation rules

The proposals are out for a 135-day comment period

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ESMA consults on leverage limits for alt funds

The consultation proposes regulatory guidance to address leverage risk in alternative funds

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Feds ask banks to drop credit card rates

The potential measure is in response to the pandemic

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Stop DSCs and relieve margin loans: FAIR Canada

The investor advocacy group urges the industry to act in clients' best interests during this time of financial hardship

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 26, 2020 March 26, 2020
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OSC Dialogue 2017 to feature FCA, SEC executives

IE’s Calendar of Industry Events

Helping advisors find opportunities for accredited continuing education

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 23, 2019 March 23, 2020
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Tech stocks offer risk and reward

Clients looking for investment opportunities in this rapidly changing sector must approach them with caution

Latest fintechs focus on saving

Advisors beware: These innovations will soon be making their mark in Canada

Health apps and gadgets for seniors

Digital technology can not only help your older clients stay healthy. Some devices can even save lives

Positioning portfolios for a slowdown

Should clients stay the course, exit the market or review their asset mix?