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Scotiabank CEO downplays concerns raised over Canadian debt levels

Canada’s banks now are holding more capital as a safety buffer than they were 10 years ago

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U.S. key interest rate rises to 1.75%

The Fed’s rate hike marks its sixth since it began tightening credit in December 2015

Manager confirms upcoming end date of SCITI Trust

The trust will terminate on its scheduled termination date of April 30

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 21, 2018 March 21, 2018
  • 14:09
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FCA sets out approach to supervision and enforcement

Two documents outline how the U.K. regulator fulfils its objectives through supervision and enforcement activity

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 21, 2018 March 21, 2018
  • 13:00
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Ontario’s public service pension plans logs 10.8% return in 2017

The return came as the Ontario Pension Board continued a strategy of shifting assets from public to private markets last year

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Energy sector helps boost TSX

Loonie slips lower; Two different stories on technology north and south of the border

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Slideshow: Major challenges facing seniors

The Ontario Securities Commission’s Senior Strategy aims to address the changing needs and priorities of older individuals

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 20, 2018 March 20, 2018
  • 16:15
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Dennis Mitchell appointed CEO of Starlight Capital

Real estate investment firm launches securities platform

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FCAC says controls to mitigate sales risk at banks “insufficient”

The consumer watchdog reviewed business practices across Canada’s Big Six banks

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N.S. budget surplus boosted by marijuana sales

Province plans modest spending hikes

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RBC opens API developer portal

The bank aims to create new tools and experiences for clients by providing external developers access to select RBC application programming interfaces

OSC Dialogue 2017 to feature FCA, SEC executives

IE’s Calendar of Industry Events

Helping advisors find opportunities for accredited continuing education

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 20, 2018 March 20, 2018
  • 11:30
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OSC publishes Seniors Strategy

Regulator outlines initiatives to respond to the needs of Ontario seniors and the investment industry

VersaBank developing blockchain-based cryptocurrency vault

Canadian branchless bank intends to launch VersaVault globally

Sustainalytics strengthens research capacity

ESG analysis firm purchases certain assets of Solaron Sustainability Services

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 19, 2018 March 19, 2018
  • 11:45

MD Financial offers clients greater choice

A suite of services includes online trading, robo-advice and personal financial planning with a dedicated financial advisor

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 19, 2018 March 21, 2018
  • 11:00

Silicon Valley Bank pursues expansion in Canada

Barbara Dirks to lead Canadian team

Women advancing in the workplace, but barriers remain

A significant percentage of women remain concerned about the impact starting a family would have on their careers

Nasdaq Canada names directors

Independent director Michael Foulkes appointed chairman

SLGI to terminate Excel’s ETFs

But the closure of the two ETFs doesn’t mean SLGI will be out of ETFs permanently as the firm says it’s “refining” its ETF strategy

Horizons completes rebalance of Marijuana Life Sciences Index ETF

10 stocks added to portfolio

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 19, 2018 March 19, 2018
  • 14:15

Assante Private Client rolls out alternative investments

Three funds for HNW clients

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 19, 2018 March 19, 2018
  • 13:00

Manitoba moves to strengthen IIROC’s ability to collect fines

Quebec, Ontario, Alberta and PEI have already provided authority to IIROC to enhance its collection abilities

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 19, 2018 March 19, 2018
  • 15:45

Ontario one step closer to regulating financial planners

A new consultation paper invites comments on proposals that would restrict the use of the title “financial planner” to those with the necessary proficiency or…

Burlington, Ont. promoter charged with fraud

The allegations relate to the sale of more than $1 million worth of securities of A4 Diamonds Inc. to Ontario investors

  • March 16, 2018 March 16, 2018
  • 14:00

TSX follows U.S. markets lower

Loonie makes slight gains

Five things to watch for in Canadian business

Economists expect the latest wholesale trade numbers to provide clarity on the pace of early 2018 growth

Energy sector helps boost Toronto stocks

Loonie lower for a fourth day