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Banks facing calls to address racial barriers

Programs aim to root out bias from customer service, but more work is needed

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Much wow! Dogecoin comes to regulated platform

The OSC has allowed Wealthsimple to expand its crypto lineup and ease client limits

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The hottest seller at GameStop is its own stock

The “meme stock” darling raised more than $1 billion in its latest stock sale

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Clock is ticking on LIBOR, OSFI warns

The regulator says we're entering a "critical phase" in the transition to risk-free rates

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Fed’s Powell says high inflation is temporary

Powell's comments come as financial markets struggle to interpret the Fed’s recent moves

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U.K. trader gets U.S. jail time

A trader has been sentenced for "spoofing" after being convicted by a Chicago jury

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Expect prices to rise faster south of the border: CIBC

A new report predicts inflation won’t be as high in Canada as it is in the U.S.

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 22, 2021 June 22, 2021
  • 13:45
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FCA seeks better climate disclosure from asset managers, companies

Regulator proposes TCFD-aligned rules for asset owners and public companies alike

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OSC charges CannTrust directors, ex-CEO

The allegations stem from illegal cannabis production that was discovered in 2019

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Horizons launches semiconductor ETF

Demand for semiconductors is expected to exceed supply for “years to come,” says Horizons CEO Steve Hawkins

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 22, 2021 June 22, 2021
  • 11:02
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Entrepreneurs optimistic in face of pandemic challenges: survey

As many small businesses struggle, an RBC poll shows more people aspiring to be entrepreneurs

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 22, 2021 June 22, 2021
  • 10:39
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CRA audits of ultra-wealthy Canadians yield zero prosecutions

The absence of criminal charges against high-net-worth residents comes in an era of rising wealth inequality

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Money the biggest source of stress for Canadians: FP Canada

More than half of respondents to a national survey said they’ve lost sleep over money

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 22, 2021 June 18, 2021
  • 08:40

Regulators handed out fewer fines last year, but returned more money to investors

Securities regulators ordered more than $42 million in restitution, compensation and disgorgement

Indigenous businesses in need of financial aid face barriers to accessing relief

For some, there is a feeling of distrust around government money

Richardson Wealth strikes deal with Envestnet to provide UMA platform

The brokerage's investment in technology is a key part of its new growth strategy

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 21, 2021 June 21, 2021
  • 11:33

Richardson Wealth adds VP to oversee growth

Christina Clement is the latest addition to the rebranded firm

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 14, 2021 June 14, 2021
  • 11:13

IIAC names new chairman

RBC compliance chief to head the industry trade group's board

TD getting new head of private wealth, financial planning

The swap is effective June 14, with outgoing leader Dave Kelly providing guidance until September

Franklin Templeton announces launch of several new funds

The firm has also lowered fees and changed the investment objectives of existing funds

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 18, 2021 June 18, 2021
  • 11:41

Arrow Capital announces fund merger

The planned fund merger will take place on June 25

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 18, 2021 June 18, 2021
  • 10:15

Dynamic launches two active ETFs

The funds offer exposure to renewable energy and emerging markets

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 15, 2021 June 15, 2021
  • 11:06

OSC takes action against British Virgin Islands cryptocurrency company Bybit

The regulator ordered cryptoasset businesses to explain how their operations meet provincial securities standards

OSFI consults on revisions to insurers’ capital rules

Revisions to accommodate a new accounting standard are due in 2023

Fraudsters face jail in US$150-million online scheme

Phony websites, offshore accounts were used to dupe banks and credit card companies

Bigger capital buffer warranted as debt risks rise: Fitch

The agency affirmed Canada's AA+ rating, although debt remains a concern

Investing trumps politics, religion as a taboo topic: survey

English speakers are more likely to avoid conversations about investing than French speakers, according to a national poll

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 21, 2021 June 21, 2021
  • 12:45

Bank buffer boost a sign of belief: DBRS

OSFI's decision to rebuild capital shows faith in banks' strength and the economic recovery

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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