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Scotiabank chief economist doubtful on recession, expects interest rate cut

Jean Francois Perrault pegs the likelihood of a Canadian recession at 25%

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Growth gap may widen between emerging and developed regions

A panel of RBC experts explored the opportunities and risks tied to emerging economies during a webinar

  • By: Katie Keir
  • January 22, 2020 January 22, 2020
  • 13:35
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Annual pace of inflation held steady in December

CPI was up 2.2% year over year in December

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Fidelity Investments introduces new ETFs

The two new high-income ETFs are also available in mutual fund versions

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Bank of Canada keeps key rate target on hold, trims growth expectations

The central bank forecasts 1.6% growth this year

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BMO Financial to acquire fintech firm

Clearpool Group Inc. provides a cloud-based trade execution platform

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 22, 2020 January 22, 2020
  • 10:50
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FCA to scrutinize advice on retirement

The U.K. regulator remains concerned about scams and suitability in the retirement market

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TSX falls for first time in seven sessions on concerns about virus outbreak

S&P/TSX composite index closed down 25.11 points

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MSCI to provide investor insight on private markets

The research giant takes a minority stake in a private asset specialist

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NASAA names new general counsel

A former SEC and CFTC executive will be head of the group's legal division

ETF sales ended 2019 on high note

IFIC reports that ETF sales were up in all asset classes tracked in December

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 21, 2020 January 21, 2020
  • 14:55
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All investors should be ESG investors: MSCI

The benefits are an efficient allocation of capital and a sustainable economy, the research firm says

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Longer-term mortgages rare, but could help consumers

C.D. Howe report calls for regulatory changes to help longer-term mortgages develop into a significant part of the mortgage market

Wealthsimple introduces new ‘saving and spending’ account

The no-fee account offers a 2.4% interest rate

Prairies miss out on rising house prices

It was a seller's market in the rest of the country

TSX expected to shatter records in 2020 after gaining 2.9% to start year

Markets are being propelled by stabilization in the global economy, says Manulife Investment Management

Empire Life revamps group solutions leadership

Brachman, Biringer and Lycos appointed to new executive roles

Kendra Kaake joins SEI Investments Canada

Kaake will serve as director of investment strategy for the firm's institutional group

Purpose Investments introduces cannabis ETF to European market

The fund is listed on the Deutsche Boerse XETRA exchange in Germany

BMO launches indexed ESG ETFs

The new offerings include a balanced ETF devoted to ESG

Horizons proposes merger of two cannabis ETFs

The company will hold a unitholder meeting to approve the merger

Dynamic Funds expands liquid alt lineup

The new private pool is constructed using three alternative strategies

Maureen Jensen to step down from OSC

Grant Vingoe will take over as acting chair following Jensen's departure on April 15

Bank of Canada exploring digital currency

Group of central banks to look at the function and use of digital dollars

OSFI delays final post-crisis reforms

Revisions to operational risk capital requirements pushed to 2022

Canadians prefer human advice for financial matters

Personal advice beats out search engines when it comes to major life events, according to a survey

Aspiring investors skeptical of industry regulation: survey

An IIROC survey reveals gaps in current and aspiring investors' views on regulation

Navigating the late-cycle economy through value investing

A new report suggests the investment strategy can help investors weather volatility

SEC warns of new digital offerings

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

Canadian firms recognized at STEP Private Client Awards

O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers, RBC Wealth Management both honoured

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 11, 2019 November 12, 2019
  • 14:08

IE to co-host 2nd Annual ETF Summit on Oct. 1

Sessions will offer innovative ways to integrate the products into your practice

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 12, 2019 November 12, 2019
  • 09:31