As Investment Executive celebrates 25 years serving the financial services community, we look back on what has changed — and what hasn’t — over the past quarter century.September 30, 2014
Investment Executive celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. In recognition of that milestone, we have created a video featuring the front pages from each issue, plus highlights of some of the seminal events that have shaped the financial industry from 1989 until the present.
Friends gather to help us mark the occasion
In honour of Investment Executive’s 25th anniversary, we asked Dan Richards, CEO, Client Insights to predict what advice industry will look like 25 years from now. He explains why the industry will be defined by value.
From stock market booms and busts to the rapid advance of technology and consolidation in the brokerage business, two veteran advisors describe how they met some of the challenges thrown their way in the past quarter-century
1989 – The one-dollar bill is replaced by the “loonie” l Baywatch, starring Pamela Anderson, and Seinfeld both premiere on NBC 1990 – The Simpsons premieres on Fox in the U.S. – Tim Berners-Lee publishes a formal proposal for the World Wide Web; the first web page is published 1991 – Release of Nirvana’s Nevermind […]
Twenty-five years ago, a "four pillars" policy kept the banking, insurance, investment and trust businesses legally separate. But with the toppling of that structure, Canada's Big Six banks have been able to assemble financial services supermarkets
Although much has changed since the first issue of Investment Executive went to press in 1989, our mandate - to help financial advisors face a range of challenges - remains
It's not that relationships will be completely unimportant in 25 years it's just that they will be less important than they are today. Technology will be imbedded in every aspect of clients' lives and many clients will confer with their advisors via video
1989 – IE is launched with Douglas Goold as editor-in-chief – A mini-crash in October stirs memories of the 1987 market collapse 1991 – Goods and services tax (GST) implemented – Tessa Wilmott named editor-in-chief of IE 1994 – NAFTA comes into effect – First of IE Report Card series (on brokerages) is two years […]
Although the retail investment business has evolved dramatically over the past 25 years, the regulators that oversee it have struggled mightily to keep up. The firms that cater to retail investors – and the products and services those firms pitch – have changed radically since 1989. And although the regulatory landscape also has shifted plenty, […]