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Client loyalty not leading to referrals

Clients says advisors are not engaging in all aspects of their financial lives

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Feds to post deficits $8 billion bigger than expected over next two years: PBO report

The parliamentary budget officer estimates the Liberals will post a $22.1-billion shortfall this fiscal year

Basel Committee reports progress on post-crisis reforms

There has been “limited progress” on some Basel III standards that were required to be adopted in 2017

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AMF and CDIC agreement designed to bolster oversight of Canada’s big banks.

The MoU aims prevent and deal with the potential failure of a domestic systemically important financial institution

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RBC announces changes to ETF risk ratings

Revised ratings for five funds

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 23, 2018 April 23, 2018
  • 10:42
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Borealis AI expands lab network into Vancouver

Applications of computer vision are new to the financial services industry

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 23, 2018 April 23, 2018
  • 10:31

FSCO takes further step to protect syndicated mortgage investors

Court appoints FAAN Mortgage as trustee to oversee mortgage administrator BDMC

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 23, 2018 April 23, 2018
  • 10:10
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Inflation just over 2% for the whole year: It’s fine, says bank governor

Poloz highlights headwinds facing the Canadian economy as another reason for holding the line on rates.

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Five things to watch for in Canadian business

Poloz to appear before Commons finance committee

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TSX closes higher

New York markets retreat

FSB publishes toolkit to mitigate misconduct risk

The toolkit provides firms and supervisors with ways to improve conduct and strengthen accountability

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Mutual fund sales pulled back in March

Sales were down compared to February and one year ago

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 20, 2018 April 20, 2018
  • 15:40

Inflation accelerates in March

Pump prices, airline tickets help propel Canada’s annual inflation rate to 2.3%

Great-West Lifeco to expand in Ireland

GWL subsidiary Irish Life to acquire strategic investment in Invesco Ireland

FPSC reports increase in public complaints

More than half of the cases heard by FPSC’s disciplinary hearing panel in 2017 resulted in a suspension

Ottawa’s new privacy rules give businesses flexibility on data breach reporting

New regulations for the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act take effect Nov. 1

WCM honours 16 corporate leaders

Champions selected for advancing progress in gender diversity

Rory Ronan joins 1832 Asset Management

Ronan will work closely with Don Simpson on several Dynamic and Scotia mutual funds

FINRA names Janney Montgomery Scott CEO to board of directors

Tim Scheve replaces John Thiel who left the board of the U.S. self-regulatory organization earlier this year

Mutual fund advisors get access to platform-traded funds

NEO Connect and Univeris partner to expand platform to mutual fund dealers

Franklin Templeton plans changes to Franklin Bissett dividend income funds

The portfolio managers propose to make the strategy pure equity

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 19, 2018 April 19, 2018
  • 16:15

Global private equity fund invests in small- and mid-market firms

Unigestion regards the small- and mid-market sector as a key growth area for private equity

OSC to consider settlement with 1832

Regulator alleges investment fund manager violated mutual fund sales practices rule

  • April 20, 2018 April 20, 2018
  • 11:50

MFDA bans P.E.I. advisor

Mutual fund advisor misappropriated $37,000 received from two clients to purchase investments for their TFSAs

MFDA seeks input on expanding cost reporting

The self-regulatory organization hopes to spark a discussion on mutual fund cost reporting

TSX, Wall Street markets close lower

Stocks battered by sliding commodity prices and disappointing earnings

Registration opens for Biggest Winner trading competition

The competition allows investors to virtually trade ETFs in a number of different asset classes and investment strategies

  • April 19, 2018 April 19, 2018
  • 14:30

DBRS raises rating trend for four banks

The change follows the release of new bail-in regime regulations by the federal government