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Another record high for TSX

Canada’s main index climbs as U.S. markets dip over trade worries

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HELOCs, refinancing helped fuel spending, Bank of Canada researchers say

When the collateral effect is strong, it can leave the economy vulnerable to adverse effects

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CIBC Mellon to provide fund services for IGM Financial

Most of IGM’s fund services employees in Toronto and Winnipeg will transition to CIBC Mellon

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 20, 2019 September 20, 2019
  • 13:28
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Insurance ombud records fewer complaints

However, fiscal 2019 saw an increase in the number of contacts made

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Conservatives pledge to raise age credit

The federal party says it will increase the credit by $1,000 per year, per senior

  • By: Katie Keir
  • September 19, 2019 September 19, 2019
  • 13:12
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August saw a slight growth in home prices

Prices rose in 8 of the 11 markets covered by the Teranet-National House Price Index

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 19, 2019 September 19, 2019
  • 11:45
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Tougher OSFI oversight is good for the banks, Moody’s says

Greater scrutiny will reduce the likelihood of future improprieties

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Bank of Canada appoints new deputy governor

Toni Gravelle has been managing director of the central bank’s Financial Markets Department since 2015

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 19, 2019 September 19, 2019
  • 16:52
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Mackenzie Investments lowers pricing on several ETFs

Changes are effective Friday

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 20, 2019 September 20, 2019
  • 10:55
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Young investors are doin’ it for the ’Gram

Survey finds millennial investors are more likely to have started saving earlier in life

Team project work Analyze reports plans, papers, documents, statistics calculations

Disclosure deficiencies abound, AMF reports

More than half of reviewed cases required remedial action

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Unbundling rules pay off for investors, FCA review finds

Regulators found the policy reduced conflicts

Investment Executive now owned by Newcom Media

The team, which remains the same, looks forward to thriving under a B2B-focused publisher

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 19, 2019 September 19, 2019
  • 12:15
Attend our ETF Summit

IE to co-host 2nd Annual ETF Summit on Oct. 1

Sessions will offer innovative ways to integrate the products into your practice

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 12, 2019 September 16, 2019
  • 09:31
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
  • May 16, 2019 September 14, 2019
  • 10:30

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 September 21, 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 September 21, 2019
  • 10:30

Singles: A growing demographic

The needs of single clients can differ from those of couples, so tailor your planning services appropriately