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Slideshow: Regulators’ ratings in the past decade

While some of the regulators have seen their ratings remain stable, others have had wild swings in theirs

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SEC proposes best interest rule

The U.S. regulator has also proposed introducing a mandatory new disclosure document that sets out the terms of advisory relationships

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TSX makes strong gains on BoC outlook

U.S. markets up slightly

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WCM honours 16 corporate leaders

Champions selected for advancing progress in gender diversity

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Feds publish regulations for large banks’ bail-in regime

OSFI issues final TLAC guideline for Canada’s banks

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Bank of Canada holds key interest rate steady as economic growth moderates

The central bank is expecting the economy to rebound in the second quarter with 2.5% growth

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Advisors bearish in Q2

Bullish sentiment has declined in almost all asset classes

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Ontario man gets jail time for investment fraud

Senior citizen duped into paying $90,000 for worthless shares

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

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OSC gathering info for compliance reviews

The 2018 Risk Assessment Questionnaire helps the regulator target its compliance reviews by identifying firms with higher risk rankings

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New Fidelity product focused on founder-led companies

The equity strategy aims to harness the successes of entrepreneurs

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Tax preparers join together to promote innovation

TFEC will help to improve collaboration between the CRA and the tax preparation and software industry

  • April 18, 2018 April 18, 2018
  • 10:45
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Canadian VC funding nears record in Q1 2018

VC money is increasingly drawn to Canada because of the stable economy and a highly skilled and diverse workforce

Public Policy Forum and TD Bank announce job research partnership

PPF will conduct research to explore how Canadians can adapt and thrive as the nature of work evolves

Manulife joins CAFII

The insurance giant becomes the first of the Big Three life insurers to join the association, which represents the insurance arms of Canada’s major banks…

RCMP conducts searches in syndicated mortgages probe

Six searches carried out in the Greater Toronto Area

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

ASC introduces two new commission members

Steven Cohen, Raymond Crossley appointed for three-year terms

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 9, 2018 April 9, 2018
  • 17:15

Scotiabank to launch ETFs business

With the introduction of four ETFs, the bank would become the latest among the Big Five to enter this rapidly growing space

Passive investment funds gaining in market share

This trend means that Canadians are saving $1.3 billion a year in fees, resulting in lost revenue for the investment funds industry

Bloomberg updates index methodology

The new minimum amount outstanding for securities eligible for the Canada aggregate index will be lowered from $300 million to $150 million

OSC warns investors about BitConnect

The cryptocurrency firm is not registered in Ontario

B.C. moves to strengthen SRO enforcement

Amendments will allow IIROC and the MFDA to enforce penalties as court orders

IIROC grants unnamed dealer exemption from client account statements requirement

The two clients are affiliates of the investment dealer

Resources, tech stocks lift TSX

U.S. stock markets were also up in Tuesday trading

IMF trims Canadian economic growth outlook

The IMF forecasts 2.1% growth this year and 2% next year

Manufacturing sales up 1.9% in February

The rise came after two consecutive monthly declines