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IIAC calls for EI reform, retraining

Trade group lays out priorities for next federal budget

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SIFMA sues SEC over Covid-19 relief measure

Trade group claims exemption is unfair to brokers, investors

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Police bust alleged Ponzi scheme

Project Cosmo uncovered multi-million fraud targeting Toronto's Filipino community

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Fiera records net loss in Q2

The firm’s AUM was up 14% year over year

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 14, 2020 August 14, 2020
  • 12:38
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Sparking Canada’s options market

MX launches advisory committee on market structure issues

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Households face tougher months ahead: Fitch

Insolvencies, credit risks set to rise as supports, deferrals wane

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U.S. retail sales rose 1.2% in July

However, growing evidence suggests that sales could be slowing

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Hearsay Systems and Salesforce cement partnership

Salesforce Ventures has taken a minority stake in Hearsay

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Record gain for manufacturing sales in June: StatsCan

Sales climbed a record 20.7% in June, though they're still below their pre-pandemic level

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CPP Investments main fund recovers from slump in late March

CPPIB's main fund achieved a 5.6% net return for the quarter ended June 30

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Budget watchdog says Covid-19 wage subsidy might cost less than predicted

Subsidizing wages for companies during the pandemic will cost $67.9 billion through the end of December

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BoC cuts benchmark mortgage rate to lowest level in three years

This announcement marks the second rate cut in three months

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FINRA flags fake website

SRO warns firms about phishing, malware risk

GMP finalizes deal to acquire Richardson GMP 

Deal values business at $420 million, a drop of 16%

Brookfield Asset Management reports Q2 loss as real estate portfolio revalued

Some of the asset manager's businesses were affected by the economic shutdown

Ontario budget deficit projected to jump to $38.5 billion in 2020-2021

The PC government said its Covid-19 relief spending will total $30 billion by the close of the fiscal year

Raymond James adds to real estate research team

Brad Sturges has worked at both independent and bank-owned firms

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 13, 2020 August 13, 2020
  • 11:42

CI Series I fund now available to retail investors

Investment manager also reduces minimum for private pools

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 11, 2020 August 11, 2020
  • 11:54

AIMA Canada names executive committee

Belle Kaura will chair the organization for two more years

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 10, 2020 August 10, 2020
  • 11:04

RE Royalties to offer green bonds

Net proceeds will be used to finance projects that mitigate climate change effects

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 12, 2020 August 12, 2020
  • 11:31

Horizons launches emerging markets ETF

The new fund is part of Horizons' Total Return Index ETF series

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 5, 2020 August 5, 2020
  • 11:01

Manulife terminates funds

The investment manager discontinued its goals-based investing program

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 28, 2020 July 28, 2020
  • 11:05

FSRA sets proposed standards for planners, advisors

Regulator proposes minimum competency requirements for advisor, planner titles

OSC sets conditions on fund manager

Regulator seeks to address concerns about client over-concentration

Regulators must adapt to new liquidity drivers: IOSCO

New approaches to attracting liquidity need oversight too

Assets invested in ETFs, ETPs hit new record

July saw the total assets invested in ETFs and ETPs reach US$6.66 trillion

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 12, 2020 August 12, 2020
  • 14:03

Boston Fed chief: States’ rush to reopen slowed U.S. recovery

Visits to shops and recreation outlets have picked up more quickly in Europe

U.K. economy in recession after 20.4% second quarter slump

Monthly data indicated the economy began to bounce back in June

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Address change would be temporary until quarantine efforts are lifted

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 1, 2020 May 13, 2020
  • 10:21

Keep calm and listen to your clients

We haven’t been through anything like this, but we’ve been through similar crises and recovered

SEC warns of new digital offerings

So-called IEOs may be rife with the same misconduct associated with ICOs