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Fitch raises global GDP forecast

Global rate cycle has turned, but central banks to stay cautious

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Crypto fraud case focuses on promises to investors

Tokens alone didn't qualify as securities, regulatory tribunal rules

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IRS wants to end tax loophole for the wealthy

The measure, which targets pass-through companies, could raise more than US$50 billion

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Home sales in May down from year ago: CREA

Trend could reverse given lower interest rates

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Europe’s rising right stokes governance risks: Moody’s

Populism driving polarization, weakening region's governments, institutions

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In U.S., cooler inflation may be tough to sustain

Services inflation is running hot, while goods disinflation is set to slow, NBF says

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Canadian bonds attract foreign investors in April: StatsCan

Offshore investing in bonds hit highest level since pandemic

Entrance to Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario

Latest designation from CIFP may allow life agents to use FA title

RLIS is pending approval under Ontario's title protection, the credentialing body says

Small space ship flys like a rocket through the air

LongPoint applies to launch its first ETF

The fund, if approved, will track an index created by B.C. firm ForAll Investment Research

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Complaints up, suspensions down for financial planners in 2023

FP Canada Standards Council released its annual enforcement activity

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 14, 2024 June 14, 2024
  • 15:06
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Advisers didn’t disclose work with short-sellers: SEC

Fund's strategy included working with publishers of bearish articles

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DBRS sees soft landing for Canada, U.S.

Rate cuts remain data dependent as growth cools, recession avoided

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Crypto platform to pay US$4.5 billion in SEC deal

Resolution follows finding that Terraform Labs and its founder are liable for securities fraud

Harbourfront acquires Calgary portfolio management firm

CEO of Harbourfront Wealth Management says his firm prioritizes profitability over assets when choosing acquisitions

Value of a Canadian financial advisor decreases slightly year over year: study

Behavioural coaching adds the most value, Russell Investments finds

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 13, 2024 June 13, 2024
  • 14:30

Extra $9B in benefits could be paid through automatic tax filing: PBO

The estimate from the Parliamentary Budget Officer spans five fiscal years

Industry moves this week

A mix of executives and advisors have landed at new firms

Industry moves this week

Several industry veterans take on new roles, across a mix of firms

iA Private Wealth secures most former Laurentian advisors, assets

The new iAPW advisors will continue their training and systems conversion this summer

More tax troubles for former Emerge ETFs unitholders

The unpaid receivables owed to former investors could lead to penalties for holding non-qualified investments

TDAM hopes to quintuple its ETF assets by 2029

With growth coming from other areas, the firm's impending closure of ESG ETFs is part of a larger industry trend

OneVest launches model portfolio marketplace

Plus, the latest in other tech news

Tackling climate risk with existing, imperfect data

Regulators in Singapore develop a model for getting early insights on climate risk

Recovery for Bridging investors grinds along

Court asked to approve loan sale as part of receiver's ongoing efforts

FSRA refuses licence over false CE certificates

Agent deemed unsuitable after deceiving regulators about continuing education

Strategic M&A set to revive: Moody’s

Macro and sector-specific factors favour a rebound in North American deals

Labour market must chill for inflation to retreat

Research suggests that further slack is needed to bring inflation back to target

Some FHSA holders made qualifying withdrawals in account’s first year

Total account assets hit $2.8 billion in 2023, based on CRA data