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Edward Jones tops J.D. Power investor satisfaction ranking for sixth consecutive year

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Unitholders approve changes to SEI Canada funds

The adjustments to the investment objectives of four mutual funds will more accurately describe how each fund is managed

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 16, 2018 August 16, 2018
  • 10:30
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ASC panel denies order against short seller Cohodes

Commission staff hadn’t proved there was an urgent need for the interim order

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Wealthsimple to launch zero-commission stock trading service

Users will have access to unlimited trades of more than 8,000 publicly traded stocks and ETFs listed on major Canadian and U.S. exchanges

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OSC doubles fine against former First Leaside CFO

The commission set aside the decisions of an IIROC hearing panel and substituted its own decisions

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Global growth jitters sparked by Turkey drag markets lower

TSX sheds more than 180 points

  • By: Ian Bickis
  • August 15, 2018 August 15, 2018
  • 17:30
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Qualified Financial Services appoints president to lead growth

Fiona Cuddy joins the MGA from Canada Life

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 15, 2018 August 15, 2018
  • 16:25
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IIROC fines BBS Securities for violating discount brokerage rules

The conduct of Virtual Brokers amounted to a recommendation, which discount brokers and prohibited from providing

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Wealth-management veteran joins Morneau Sheppell board

Kish Kapoor was formerly president of Wellington West and one of the founders of Assante

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Central 1 launches voice banking services

Two credit unions are piloting the service, which Central 1 designed to be compatible with Amazon’s Alexa

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Taxpayers’ Ombudsman to examine how the CRA integrates the Taxpayer Bill of Rights in its operations

Investigation will identify any gaps and areas for improvement

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Concentra expands executive team

Appointments aim to strengthen bank’s ability to drive growth

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 15, 2018 August 15, 2018
  • 13:55
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CPAB calls on auditors to establish sound cryptoasset practices

More Canadian companies are holding cryptoassets as part of their business or for investment purposes

BMO Capital Markets launches blockchain pilot

Canadian dollar fixed income issue with Teachers’ demonstrates the viability of blockchain platforms

Millennials don’t seek professional advice when they receive an inheritance

Nearly half of those who have already inherited wish they had sought financial help

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 14, 2018 August 14, 2018
  • 11:30

IE’s Calendar of Industry Events

Helping advisors find opportunities for accredited continuing education

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 14, 2018 August 15, 2018
  • 10:15

IA Financial chooses Pierre Miron to lead IT strategy

The appointment is in keeping with the company’s major shift to digital

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 13, 2018 August 13, 2018
  • 14:15

RBCGAM hires head of real estate equity investments

Appointment expands private markets business

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 13, 2018 August 13, 2018
  • 11:30

Tedesco’s term as head of the FCAC extended

Tedesco has led the FCAC’s expansion and modernization since her appointment as commissioner in 2013

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 1, 2018 August 1, 2018
  • 10:38

Fiera announces upcoming manager and subadvisor change for infrastructure bond fund

No changes to the investment objectives of the fund

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 14, 2018 August 14, 2018
  • 10:15

Most baby boomers plan to stay home and renovate

Although about half of baby boomers plan to downsize, 56% said they consider the neighbourhoods they currently live in to be unaffordable

TSX closes up slightly to end the week

U.S. markets, loonie also climb

IIROC suspends guidance on trailer fees paid to discount brokers

The move is intended to reduce regulatory uncertainty following the CSA’s plan to propose rule changes

OSFI announces compliance deadlines for bank word restrictions

Amendments will permit regulated non-bank institutions to use “generic bank terms”

MFDA bans former missing advisor

Harold Backer induced clients to invest in non-existent mutual funds

Banks have improved buffers against downturn: Moody’s

Capital ratios have substantially increased since 2016, which protects them from increased mortgage losses

Toronto, U.S. markets end higher

Loonie moves up

  • By: Ian Bickis
  • August 14, 2018 August 14, 2018
  • 17:25

TSX, U.S. markets end lower as Turkey concerns weigh

Loonie slips