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Five things to watch for in Canadian business

Statistics Canada will release its June reading on inflation and retail sales results for May on Friday

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TSX retreats from record close

U.S. markets make minor gains

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BCSC reaches settlement for unregistered trading

Former investment dealer agrees to pay more than $170,000 to regulator

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 13, 2018 July 13, 2018
  • 15:30
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IIROC fines and suspends former Regina advisor

Vulnerable clients of Darryl Joseph Yasinowski suffered significant losses

  • July 13, 2018 July 13, 2018
  • 13:30
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OSC issues investor alert on HQ Broker

Investors approached by the unregistered firm’s representatives are urged to contact the regulator

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IIROC fines dealer for failure to comply with trading supervision obligations

M Partners sanctioned a second time for audit trail deficiencies

  • July 13, 2018 July 13, 2018
  • 11:00
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Broad rally helps TSX hit new high

U.S. markets post large gains

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Broadridge launches prospect intelligence platform for advisors

Automated content recommendations are designed to help advisors engage with clients and prospects more efficiently

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Industry urged to look beyond cost cutting and use AI to boost revenues

Automation could produce more than US$500 billion in additional revenues for the global financial industry by 2020

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CSA proposals will transform investment industry: Russell

Lower revenue and higher compliance costs may force smaller firms out of business and impact advisor compensation

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Protectionism a threat to global financial standards

Policymakers should be cautious in setting minimum standards and allow a great deal of local flexibility

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BMO opens smart branches in Alberta

Clients have the option to handle simpler transactions on their own, while advisors can help with more complex financial needs

  • July 12, 2018 July 12, 2018
  • 12:58
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Millennials face significant obstacles to investing: study

Six principles aim to better engage millennials in investing

RBC Capital Markets tops rivals in Canadian equities trading

Greenwich announces 2018 share and quality leaders in Canadian equities

Banks raise prime rate following Bank of Canada rate hike

The increase will raise the cost of borrowing for clients with variable rate mortgages and lines of credit

TD ratings unaffected by Greystone acquisition: DBRS

Greystone’s focus on alternative asset management diversifies the bank’s product lineup

CIBC Mellon appoints new CFO

Karen Rowe succeeds Duncan Webb

Wealth One Bank of Canada names CEO

Jack Zhu was previously president and CEO of the Bank of China (Canada)

  • July 5, 2018 July 5, 2018
  • 11:25

Former missing advisor pleads guilty to fraud

Harold Backer sentenced to 13 months in jail

Quebec offers green bonds to investors

The fixed-rate bonds will be used to finance projects devoted to the environment

Lower risk ratings for Horizons covered call ETFs

No changes have been made to the investment objectives or strategies of the ETFs

Investors’ interest in ETFs growing: survey

Advisors expect their allocations to ETFs to grow by 50% over the next two years

OSC orders executives to pay millions in penalties in Sino-Forest case

The company and several of its top executives defrauded investors and misled investigators in one of Canada’s largest corporate fraud cases

CSA enhances enforcement efforts

2017/18 report shows how regulators work collaboratively to address violators

IIROC requests nominations for market rules advisory committee

The MRAC provides advice to IIROC staff about possible changes to trading rules, guidance and other market regulation issues

Resource stocks weigh on TSX

U.S. markets also move lower

Bank of Canada raises key interest rate target to 1.5%

Central bank predicts economic resilience despite trade risks

Energy stocks help TSX hit another high

Loonie moves lower ahead of Bank of Canada rate announcement