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Financial services software deployment needs improvement: report

Outdate practices impose significant costs on the financial industry


CIBC raises dividend following strong Q1 results

The bank increased its quarterly payment to common shareholders to $1.33 a share after its four strategic business units posted strong results

  • By: Armina Ligaya
  • Source: The Canadian Press
  • February 22, 2018 February 22, 2018
  • 11:15
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U.K. launches cryptocurrency and blockchain inquiry

Treasury Committee to examine risks and opportunities for financial institutitions and consumers

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Fight for insurance benefits highlights dangers of social media

Insurers are increasingly using social media to find grounds to deny claims, lawyer says

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TSX up, Wall St. down after bond yield surge

Canadian dollar moves lower

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Caisse de dépôt posts 9.3% return in 2017

Pension fund manager ready to pounce as market fragility makes it open for correction: CEO

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TribalScale launches financial services Venture Studio

Peter Aceto, former Tangerine CEO, appointed executive-in-residence

  • February 21, 2018 February 21, 2018
  • 15:20
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Canadian retirees burdened with debt

From credit card debt to a mortgage, retirees struggle with expenses

  • By: Leah Golob
  • February 21, 2018 February 21, 2018
  • 14:30
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SEC adopts guidance on cybersecurity disclosure

The goal is to promote clearer and more robust disclosure by companies about cybersecurity risks and incidents

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Waterloo students win local CFA research challenge

The winning team advances to the Americas regional competition

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 21, 2018 February 21, 2018
  • 12:58
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IOSCO proposes guidance on conflicts of interest

Conflicts during the capital raising process can damage investor confidence

  • February 21, 2018 February 21, 2018
  • 12:00
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Questrade lowers Portfolio IQ minimum investment

Robo-advisor makes investing accessible with lower $1,000 minimum

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 21, 2018 February 22, 2018
  • 11:03
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Wealthsimple raises $65 million

Power Financial has invested $165 million in capital in the robo-advisor since 2015

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 21, 2018 February 21, 2018
  • 10:34

Borealis AI launches fellowship program

RBC program aims to support and grow emerging artificial intelligence talent in Canada

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 20, 2018 February 20, 2018
  • 15:00

CRA using big data to fight tax evasion

The agency “fully supports” the recent recommendations from the Offshore Compliance Advisory Committee

Canadian robo-advisor users would recommend services

More than 75% of users surveyed say the service is “better” or “much better” than a traditional investment experience

  • By: Leah Golob
  • February 20, 2018 February 20, 2018
  • 11:45

Raymond James announces health care hires

Marwan Kubursi and David Novak join Canadian team

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 20, 2018 February 20, 2018
  • 14:00

Peak hires Stéphane Dulude

As vice president of business development, Dulude will be responsible for managing the firm’s recruitment efforts across Canada

  • By: Leah Golob
  • February 14, 2018 February 15, 2018
  • 12:00

PSPIB appoints new president and CEO

Neil Cunningham succeeds departing André Bourbonnais

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 7, 2018 February 7, 2018
  • 17:39

IFIC launches new fund data collection platform

FRITS will accelerate industry group’s reporting and analysis capabilities

What to tell your clients about ICOs

Initial coin offerings may promise reward, but they carry high levels of both regulatory and financial risk

Sentry proposes fixed administration fees

The firm has is also proposing a change to the investment objective Sentry Canadian Resource Class

  • By: Leah Golob
  • February 16, 2018 February 16, 2018
  • 17:12

FCA mulls using technology to achieve smarter regulatory reporting

Consultation paper seeks input on making reporting requirements machine-readable and executable

Australian banks pay additional compensation to clients

More than 3,000 customers have received compensation for losses as a result of non-compliant conduct by advisors

U.K., U.S. regulators sign collaboration agreement

The FCA and the CFTC commit to supporting innovative firms through each other’s fintech initiatives

  • February 20, 2018 February 20, 2018
  • 13:30

B.C. budget tackles housing crisis

New tax measures are part of the government’s aim to improve housing affordability

North American markets fall into the red

Loonie lower, commodity prices mixed

Banks’ short-term gains could fade after earnings season

Stricter mortgage rules and the uncertain fate of NAFTA could cloud the long-term outlook

A chance to prove your worth


  • February 15, 2018 February 16, 2018
  • 00:02

Trudeau’s cockiness on NAFTA

Would the Americans be willing to ease up on their NAFTA demands if Canada were to back off on its WTO complaint?