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Brokerage Report Card 2017

Investment advisors are experiencing significant growth in their businesses as their books have reached a new all-time high, but dissatisfaction is growing among advisors with bank-owned dealers as the parent banks are exerting unprecedented influence on their brokerage firms.

May 17, 2017

Advisors favour “best interest” standard

A remarkable 71% of investment advisors support the CSA's proposal to introduce a best interest standard due to the need to elevate industry standards across the board and to increase transparency in advisor/client relationships

  • April 28, 2017 January 18, 2018
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Finding another home for clients?

There is growing sentiment that financial advice is increasingly available only to high net-worth investors

  • April 28, 2017 January 18, 2018
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Still much room for improvement

The enhanced performance and fee disclosure included in client account statements have yet to make the impact many advisors expected - although some advisors point to other reasons for their continued dissatisfaction

  • April 28, 2017 January 18, 2018
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