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Former Wall Street analyst charged with front running

Thousands of small trades over five years generated millions in profits, SEC alleges

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Gender diversity a work in progress at banks

Larger banks more diverse, research finds, but link to rating performance unclear

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Ex-OSC chief Maureen Jensen to helm OBSI

Jensen joined OBSI's board and is tapped to be the next chair

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Canada’s warming may hurt access to insurance: DBRS

Increasingly severe weather may lead to pullback in coverage as losses rise

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Statistics Canada says retail sales fell 0.6% in July on lower grocery sales

As the economy reopened, shoppers diverted some of their spending from goods to services

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Office vacancies at highest level since 1994 amid new supply, pandemic concerns

The national office vacancy rate hit 15.7% this quarter

  • By: Ian Bickis
  • September 23, 2021 September 23, 2021
  • 14:48

Liberal surtax on banks, lifecos would have minor impact on sector

Analysts say companies would find ways to mitigate the effects

  • By: Melissa Shin
  • September 23, 2021 September 23, 2021
  • 14:35
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IIROC drops charge against ex-Pace CCO

The SRO withdrew the allegation after settling with the firm's former head

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Crypto world fuelled by hype — and securities watchdogs aren’t amused

Marketing tactics by crypto firms are raising concerns with CSA and IIROC

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TD launches new tool to help self-directed investors gauge sentiment

The new index comes amid growing demand for DIY investment

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 23, 2021 September 23, 2021
  • 13:54
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FP Canada reveals top performers on May CFP exam

Jacob Toll, Kimberley Priebe and John Hunt made this year's President's List

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 23, 2021 September 23, 2021
  • 13:20
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CEOs of large corps see M&A as key to growth: KPMG

Leaders at SMEs still prefer organic growth over M&A, the KPMG research finds

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Mackenzie Investments adds new sustainable ETF

Mackenzie's suite of ETFs now comprises 42 Canadian-listed funds

Fed foresees a potential rate hike as soon as next year

Inflation has surged as consumer spending and disrupted supply chains have created shortages

Ontario Teachers’ to acquire HomeEquity Bank

The acquisition is expected to close in the first half of next year

How advisors are responding to the pandemic election results

Clients' concerns range from broad social and fiscal spending to potential tax changes

  • By: Katie Keir
  • September 22, 2021 September 23, 2021
  • 14:40

IIAC releases Top Under 40 nominees

The winner will be announced on Oct. 12

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 20, 2021 September 20, 2021
  • 15:22

Joanna Rotenberg heading to Fidelity

The former BMO wealth management head will start her new role in November

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 20, 2021 September 20, 2021
  • 14:12

RBC announces executive changes

The changes are tied to members of RBC's group executive committee

Purpose announces proposed fund merger

One fund is being terminated and merged into an existing fund

Horizons launches ESG corporate bond ETF

The new ETF has a management fee of 0.55%

Canada Life launches three sustainable portfolios

The new mutual funds aim to deliver responsible investing benefits

NSSC orders fraudsmen to pay nearly $2M

The pair was banned, and ordered to pay penalties, costs and disgorgement

Agreeable personalties more vulnerable to fraudsters

New research uncovers some of the traits shared by investment scam victims

Don’t shut banks out of the crypto space, trade groups argue

The Basel Committee's approach is too strict on regulated firms, the industry says

Canada keeps AAA rating from DBRS after election

"Sound management of economic policy is expected to continue," the rating agency said

  • By: Mark Burgess
  • September 23, 2021 September 23, 2021
  • 12:03

Canada’s low hospital capacity limits economic growth: CIBC

High vaccine rates have sharply curbed deaths, but hospitals are still strained

TD cuts forecast for Canada, global GDP

Virus variants and supply shortages weigh on short-term outlook

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  • 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