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Canadian robo-advisor users would recommend services

More than 75% of users surveyed say the service is “better” or “much better” than a traditional investment experience

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IFIC launches new fund data collection platform

FRITS will accelerate industry group’s reporting and analysis capabilities

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OSC invites Rezwealth fraud victims to apply for compensation

$70,000 has been seized in the case involving Rezwealth Financial Services Inc. and several other firms and individuals

  • February 20, 2018 February 20, 2018
  • 10:30
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What to tell your clients about ICOs

Initial coin offerings may promise reward, but they carry high levels of both regulatory and financial risk

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Five things to watch for in Canadian business

CIBC and Royal Bank of Canada poised to release first-quarter results

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North American markets closed for holidays

Toronto, Wall Street exchanges re-open Tuesday after positive week

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TSX up, Wall Street mixed

Loonie moves lower

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Sentry proposes fixed administration fees

The firm has is also proposing a change to the investment objective Sentry Canadian Resource Class

  • By: Leah Golob
  • February 16, 2018 February 16, 2018
  • 17:12
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Canada won’t act “impulsive way” in response to U.S. tax cuts: Morneau

Finance minister mum on tax cuts after economists meeting

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Canadian HNW investors favour equities

Investors’ open-mindedness gives advisors a chance to diversify their clients’ portfolios

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RRSP contributions rose in 2016

Canadians deposited more than $40 billion into their plans, averaging $3,000 per contribution

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Canadians snap up foreign equities in December

Foreign investors just can’t seem to get enough of Canadian securities

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OSC cease trades USI-Tech

Alleged bitcoin multi-level marketing scheme targets investors

High debt could pose challenge: BoC

Low interest rates have encouraged households to take on debt

How blockchain could supercharge financial services

Financial services firms are embracing blockchain technology to improve efficiencies, cut costs and reduce risks

Investment banker awarded $1.3 million for wrongful dismissal

Court rules RBC Capital Partners failed to adequately compensate managing director

Peak hires Stéphane Dulude

As vice president of business development, Dulude will be responsible for managing the firm’s recruitment efforts across Canada

  • By: Leah Golob
  • February 14, 2018 February 15, 2018
  • 12:00

PSPIB appoints new president and CEO

Neil Cunningham succeeds departing André Bourbonnais

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 7, 2018 February 7, 2018
  • 17:39

Robert Dumas: 2017 Quebec Financial Personality of the Year

Guy Cormier, Martin Lavigne, Gilles Cloutier, Robert Beauregard and three advisors — Guillaume Parent, Mireille Rondy and Michel-Olivier Marcoux — also were honoured at FI’s annual gala event in Montreal

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 6, 2018 February 16, 2018
  • 19:30

Volatility returns

Investors may reconsider the risks they take on within their RRSPs

Vanguard lowering fee on Canadian fixed income ETF

Management fee reduced to 0.08% from 0.12%

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 13, 2018 February 13, 2018
  • 10:15

BMO Asset Management announces risk-rating changes to select ETFs

New ratings for more than 20 funds

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 12, 2018 February 12, 2018
  • 10:30

Fintech raises concerns for regulators

Survey shows millennials at greatest risk for fintech fraud

MFDA ramps up enforcement of sales rule

Violations of the rule involve certain incentives programs

BCSC consults with fintech stakeholders

Regulator seeks input put on robo-advisors, cryptocurrencies and crowdfunding

North American markets rebound

Loonie strengthens

Credit card users keeping pace with rising debt

The strong performance of Canadian credit card trusts should continue

TSX posts triple-digit gain on rallying gold and oil prices

Loonie strengthens; U.S. markets record fourth day of gains

A chance to prove your worth

Editorial

  • February 15, 2018 February 16, 2018
  • 00:02

Trudeau’s cockiness on NAFTA

Would the Americans be willing to ease up on their NAFTA demands if Canada were to back off on its WTO complaint?