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Mutual fund sales strong at start of RRSP season

Net sales for the mutual funds industry climbed to $4.9 billion in January

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Annual inflation rate cools to 1.7% in January

Core inflation continues to heat up, reinforcing expectations the Bank of Canada will continue raising interest rates

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Vanguard unveils four low-cost mutual funds

The actively managed funds are expected to have a management fee of no greater than 0.50% for F-class units

  • By: Leah Golob
  • February 23, 2018 February 23, 2018
  • 11:00
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RBC hikes dividend following flat Q1 profit

The bank’s wealth-management division reported a 39% increase in net income to $597 million in Q1 2018 from $167 million in Q1 2017

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Cybersecurity in budget spotlight

Any budgetary cyber-commitments would arrive at a time of intensifying fears over hacking threats on many fronts

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TSX lags, Dow powers higher

Oil, gold prices advance

Moody’s proposes new counterparty risk rating

The proposed rating would consider the intrinsic strength of a bank and the potential for support from either an affiliate or the government

  • February 22, 2018 February 22, 2018
  • 17:00
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Bristol Gate concentrated equity ETFs begin trading

The investment manager employs a proprietary methodology that forecasts dividend growth for the coming 12 months

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 22, 2018 February 22, 2018
  • 16:00
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IE among finalists for financial journalism awards

The awards recognize the contributions of journalists in helping advisors and clients gain a better understanding of the investment profession

  • February 22, 2018 February 23, 2018
  • 15:00
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IIROC proposes two new enforcement programs

The proposals aim to provide faster resolution and allow the SRO to focus resources on more serious cases

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Gender experts call for pay equity budget measures

The federal government has signalled that next Tuesday’s budget will include initiatives to improve the economic success of women and promote gender equality

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Financial services software deployment needs improvement: report

Outdated practices impose significant costs on the financial industry


CIBC raises dividend following strong Q1 results

The bank increased its quarterly payment to common shareholders to $1.33 a share after its four strategic business units posted strong results

  • By: Armina Ligaya
  • Source : The Canadian Press
  • February 22, 2018 February 22, 2018
  • 11:15

Fight for insurance benefits highlights dangers of social media

Insurers are increasingly using social media to find grounds to deny claims, lawyer says

TribalScale launches financial services Venture Studio

Peter Aceto, former Tangerine CEO, appointed executive-in-residence

  • February 21, 2018 February 21, 2018
  • 15:20

Canadian retirees burdened with debt

From credit card debt to a mortgage, retirees struggle with expenses

  • By: Leah Golob
  • February 21, 2018 February 21, 2018
  • 14:30

Raymond James announces health care hires

Marwan Kubursi and David Novak join Canadian team

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 20, 2018 February 20, 2018
  • 14:00

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

IFIC launches new fund data collection platform

FRITS will accelerate industry group’s reporting and analysis capabilities

What to tell your clients about ICOs

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

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

U.K. launches cryptocurrency and blockchain inquiry

Treasury Committee to examine risks and opportunities for financial institutions and consumers

SEC adopts guidance on cybersecurity disclosure

The goal is to promote clearer and more robust disclosure by companies about cybersecurity risks and incidents

IOSCO proposes guidance on conflicts of interest

Conflicts during the capital raising process can damage investor confidence

  • February 21, 2018 February 21, 2018
  • 12:00

TSX up, Wall St. down after bond yield surge

Canadian dollar moves lower

Caisse de dépôt posts 9.3% return in 2017

Pension fund manager ready to pounce as market fragility makes it open for correction: CEO

B.C. budget tackles housing crisis

New tax measures are part of the government’s aim to improve housing affordability

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  • 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?