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Too few TSX companies are disclosing climate-related targets: report

An assessment from the Institute for Sustainable Finance shows Canada is lagging Europe and the U.K.

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How to connect with your clients’ kids

Providing early guidance on goals and investing can help build your book

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Canadian ETF providers look to capitalize on clean energy theme

New products missed the 2020 boom but have plenty of room to grow

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Fiduciary duty breach caught by whistleblower

The chief of the SEC's whistleblower office will depart later this month

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Hot housing is driving recovery, but also stoking risks

New research finds that housing and debt risks are on the rise

Economy adds 303,000 jobs in March

There were employment gains in sectors that were hardest-hit by public health restrictions

Two new sustainable funds from Mackenzie Investments

The firm now offers six sustainable products in total

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 9, 2021 April 8, 2021
  • 08:00
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U.S. will reopen to a “different economy,” Fed’s Powell says

Speaking to the IMF, Powell said vaccinations and rapid rehiring signal the U.S. will fully reopen soon

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CSA delays margin requirements for OTC derivatives

Trading data indicate that delay won't add systemic risk, the regulators said

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Wilkins named to U.K. oversight body

Former BoC senior deputy governor will serve as external member of U.K.'s Financial Policy Committee

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Canadian equity issuance soars in Q1: Refinitiv

Canaccord vaulted to the top of the equity underwriting league tables for the quarter

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OSFI proposes new stress test for uninsured mortgages

Increasing the qualifying rate would help ensure borrowers can pay their mortgages if rates rise

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Policy-makers should tackle housing supply with more density and transit: Dodig

CIBC's CEO commented on Canada's heated housing market ahead of the bank's annual general meeting

Feds should be ‘cautious’ and avoid overstimulation with upcoming budget: RBC CEO

Dave McKay also spoke at the bank's AGM about the need for a more inclusive Canadian society

IIROC bans former advisor for off-book investments

The MFDA also banned the man for similar misconduct

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 7, 2021 April 7, 2021
  • 16:45

Fed in March saw brighter outlook, yet underscored patience

In meeting minutes, the Federal Reserve gave no sign of ending bond purchases

Equitable Life names new president and CEO

Fabien Jeudy succeeds Ronald Beettam, who is retiring after 16 years with the company

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 30, 2021 March 30, 2021
  • 11:53

Manulife Investment Management adds to impact investment team

Eric Cooperström will oversee the firm’s timberland and agriculture teams

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 25, 2021 March 25, 2021
  • 10:36

BlackRock names new head of iShares Canada

Madeleine Sinclair takes the helm following the departure of Pat Chiefalo

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 24, 2021 March 24, 2021
  • 12:56

The growing impact of impact investing

While investor interest has increased significantly, investors and advisors need to be wary of greenwashing

Insurers hop on LRCN bandwagon

More firms are expected to take advantage of new rules adopted last month, DBRS says

CI GAM launches Bitcoin mutual fund

CI Financial has also announced it is acquiring full ownership of Lawrence Park Asset Management

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 6, 2021 April 6, 2021
  • 13:14

IIROC offers discount on sanctions for quick settlements

The SRO has adopted an early settlement program but scrapped its plan for punishing minor violations

OSFI unwinds temporary increase to covered bond limit

The limit was raised last year alongside other measures designed to help financial institutions weather the pandemic

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 6, 2021 April 6, 2021
  • 16:13

Trader was all hat, no cattle, CFTC charges

Regulator alleges fraud scheme involved 200,000 cattle that never existed

Canada’s Q1 downtown office vacancy rate rises to 14.3%

The vacancy rate increased for the fourth straight quarter

$4.7B flowed into Canadian ETFs in March

Flows into ESG funds have already surpassed last year’s record, according to National Bank

IMF upgrades forecast for 2021 global growth to a record 6%

The U.S. economy, the world's biggest, is now forecast to expand 6.4% in 2021

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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