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TSX continues streak of gains

U.S. stock markets finish mixed

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Dalhousie students win IAFP financial planning competition

This year’s topic was “The Appropriate Use of Social Media in a Financial Planning Practice”

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Annual inflation cools to 2.2%

Core measure above 2% for first time in six years

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OSC warns investors about unregistered cryptocurrency groups

Regulator singles out five firms in investor alert

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CRA cracks down on real estate tax avoidance

The agency’s auditors have reviewed more than 30,000 files in Ontario and British Columbia over the past three years, generating $43.7 million in penalties

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Capgemini and Efma launch fintech portal

The new platform is designed to foster collaboration between fintechs and financial institutions

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Investors Group announces multiple mutual fund changes

The changes affect administrative and management fees, as well as risk ratings

Walmart sells Canadian banking operation to U.S. firm, Canadian financier

The new owners will continue providing the bank's credit card and insurance products

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Energy stocks lift TSX

Loonie rises, U.S. stocks down

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ATB Financial names next CEO

Curtis Strange to succeed retiring Dave Mowat

BCSC issues cryptocurrency alert

Investors advised to exercise caution

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CPP Fund posts 11.6% return in fiscal 2018

The main driver of growth was last year’s stock markets surge

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Monique Leroux inducted into Canadian Business Hall of Fame

Four Companions recognized this year

Santander used blockchain for investor voting at AGM

Technology enhanced the efficiency and transparency of the vote tabulation process

Non-bank consumer lenders to reap biggest rewards from U.K. Open Banking initiative

Initiative should improve underwriting practices and loan pricing for consumers

Time to update NAFTA, SIFMA CEO says

Negotiators should look to update the trade agreement to reflect the rise of the digital economy and the maturation of the financial services sector

Jean Desgagné leaves TMX

His former position as president and CEO of TMX Global Solutions, Insights and Analytics Strategies will not be replaced

National Bank appoints AI scientist

Manuel Morales’s main task will be to head AI research and implementation at the bank to improve customer experience

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 14, 2018 May 14, 2018
  • 14:30

Kari Horn appointed ASC vice chairwoman

Former general counsel a depth and breadth of knowledge of securities laws and regulatory matters to her new role

Mutual fund firms concerned with lack of guidance on promotional spending

Following several high-profile administrative penalties for “excessive” spending on promotional activities and non-monetary benefits, there’s little clarity from regulators as to what’s acceptable

RBC announces redemption of RBC Trust Capital Securities – Series 2008-1

Redemptions will be paid on July 3

Surge in alternative investments expected

Amendments to NI 81-102 that are likely to be adopted this year would provide advisors with an intriguing new category of products to offer clients

Court overturns advisor’s acquittal

Ontario advisor violated securities rules by borrowing funds from several insurance clients

  • May 17, 2018 May 17, 2018
  • 11:00

AMF seeks candidates for its technology advisory committee

The committee provides the AMF with input on technological innovation in the financial sector

Proprietary product sales a cause for concern: Canoe CEO

Darcy Hulston posits that regulators may eventually crack down on the practice of advisors selling products their firms manufacture

HSBC discounts variable mortgage rates as competition intensifies

The moves come amid slowing mortgage growth

Commodity stocks boost TSX

Loonie moves higher

Canada named the third top investment destination by global executives

This is the highest ranking Canada has achieved in EY’s Capital Confidence Barometer