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Five things to watch for in Canadian business

Scotiabank, BMO and National Bank poised to report Q2 earnings

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Global RESP fined for failing to comply with previous settlement

The firm failed to implement any policies or procedures designed to ensure founder Sam Bouji did not act as an officer of the firm

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Energy stocks weigh on TSX as oil drops below US$70 a barrel

U.S. markets closed Monday for Memorial Day

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Invesco announces lineup changes, fee reductions

Fund company introduces global multi-sector credit and Canadian “core plus” strategies

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Former rep for banned misappropriating client funds

The vulnerable investors were the parents of the rep’s former fiancé

AMF seeks candidates for Distribution Practices Advisory Committee

Committee member will provide the Quebec regulator with feedback on the insurance and financial planning sectors

Judge gavel, scales of justice and law books in court

Former GrowthWorks manager breached its obligations, court rules

The court also denied the defunct labour-sponsored investment fund’s counter claim

High global corporate debt load signals future credit stress: Moody’s

Corporate debt levels for non-financial companies are now higher than they were in the run up to the global financial crisis,

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Police warn of cryptocurrency fraud schemes

Bitcoin fast becoming the preferred payment mechanism in CRA scams

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Ready or not, Canadian business may face sanctions under EU’s new privacy law

Besides having potentially hefty fines, the GDPR’s scope is also sweeping

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Franklin Templeton announces risk rating changes

Higher risk ratings for 16 mutual funds

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TD, RBC Q2 profit bump helped by rising rates, macro environment

Deposit rates have not risen as quickly as loan rates

RBC named Canada’s most valuable brand

Manulife named most valuable insurance brand in Canada

Royal Bank’s Q2 earnings beat market expectations with 9% profit bump

Wealth-management net income up 25% to $537 million

TD Bank posts 17% jump in Q2 profit, beating expectations

The bank delivered strong earnings across its divisions

Co-operators Group names new CFO

Karen Higgins succeeds Bruce West

Courville to head Wealthsimple for Advisors

Veteran wealth-management executive named CEO

Deloitte Canada hires Craig Alexander as chief economist

Veteran bank economist will oversee and further develop the consulting firm’s research and forecasting capabilities

Fund sales slump in April

Balanced funds and bond funds post net redemptions

Investors Group announces fund mergers

Proposed changes aim to simplify IG’s Cornerstone Portfolios lineup

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 23, 2018 May 23, 2018
  • 10:30

Awareness and usage of multi-factor and ESG smart beta indices are growing

Performance expectations driving institutional investors to apply ESG factors to smart beta strategies

CSA targets four areas to ease regulatory burden on investment funds

Regulators will propose eliminating redundant disclosure and making greater use of online technology to communicate with investors

CSA seeks comment on post-trade transparency requirements for government debt

IIROC’s role as information processor expanded

MFDA to hold penalty hearing for former WFG Securities reps

Twelve reps at a branch in Mississauga, Ont. falsified KYC information in order to obtain investment loans

Energy weighs on TSX, loonie moves lower

New York markets post gains

Legacy business sales likely to increase further for North American life insurers: Moody’s

Companies actively divested legacy blocks of annuity, life and employee benefits’ business last year

Economic recovery and equity rally boost global public sector assets

Assets held by central banks, sovereign funds and public pension funds rose by US$2.5 to $US36.2 trillion in 2017