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Examining wealth tax proposals in Canada and the U.S.

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh listed the party’s “super wealth tax” as a top priority for supporting a minority government

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SEC seeks solutions for thinly traded stocks

Weak trading volume can have multiple negative impacts

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MX launches new training requirement

Starting Nov. 1, aspiring derivatives traders must complete a course and pass an exam

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Crypto has promise, but faces hurdles, Moody’s says

Rating agency says cryptocurrencies remain the domain of speculators

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Foresters sells life insurance company

Sale marks final stage of Foresters' strategy to exit the North American asset management business

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 17, 2019 October 17, 2019
  • 12:49
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Power, politics and passivity in the public markets

An OECD report warns of the outsize influence institutional investors have in markets

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DBRS brightens view on Sun Life

The Toronto-based rating agency has upgraded its rating

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10 years on, more to be done on G20 reforms, FSB says

A new report evaluates the implementation of post-crisis reforms

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Sprucing up Europe’s disclosure rules

Proposed reforms aim to address regulators' concerns, including disclosure of investment costs

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Traders in China manipulated U.S. stocks, SEC alleges

Eighteen traders generated at least US$31 million in illicit profits, regulator says

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TSX inches higher

Deal to end GM strike helps auto parts companies

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Benefit of currency exposure through U.S. investments may be diminishing: report

Hedging may make sense if the Canadian economy outperforms

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CRA confirms advantage tax rules relief

Paying RRSP, TFSA investment fees from outside the accounts not an advantage

Canadian annual inflation rate 1.9% last month as lower gas prices weigh on rate

A 10% drop in gas prices compared with last year continues to weigh on overall inflation

U.S. retail sales dip 0.3% in September

The unexpected decline was influenced by weaker sales at gas stations

Canada’s M&A market softens in Q3, Crosbie says

Deal activity was at its lowest level since the third quarter of 2017

Franklin Templeton Canada names new private wealth, institutional heads

Manmeet Bhatia and Bill Tsotsos take on the roles in Toronto

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 15, 2019 October 15, 2019
  • 12:19

“Outside blood” to lead CI

MacAlpine brings a global perspective

Andrew Jappy joins Iress as head of Canadian business

The industry veteran spent two decades at Canaccord Genuity

Desjardins adds ETF portfolios to its roster

The six new funds will be managed by Desjardins Investments Inc.

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 16, 2019 October 17, 2019
  • 13:04

BMO to offer advance payment of death benefit for certain permanent life policyholders

The new program is available to those with a limited life expectancy who are facing financial hardship

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 15, 2019 October 17, 2019
  • 16:00

Mackenzie launches international dividend fund

New fund invests in dividend-paying companies outside of Canada and the U.S.

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 15, 2019 October 17, 2019
  • 15:39

FCA promises action to promote sustainable finance

The regulator set out a series of proposals in a paper published Wednesday

U.S. brokers sanitizing disciplinary records, investor group says

New report says expungements are being granted "as a matter of course"

OTC derivatives reform stalls, FSB reports

A report says there's been limited implementation in the past year

‘Underwhelming’ financial services sector contributes to lagging productivity: report

C.D. Howe calls for more regulatory barriers to be removed

ESG adoption by institutional investors slows: RBC GAM survey

While ESG adoption has tapered off slightly, it remains a popular strategy

  • By: Katie Keir
  • October 16, 2019 October 16, 2019
  • 14:56

Canadians shift to fintech, but trust issues linger

Survey respondents have more trust in the ability of traditional institutions to protect personal data

Canadian firms recognized at STEP Private Client Awards

O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers, RBC Wealth Management both honoured

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 11, 2019 October 12, 2019
  • 14:08

IE to co-host 2nd Annual ETF Summit on Oct. 1

Sessions will offer innovative ways to integrate the products into your practice

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 12, 2019 October 17, 2019
  • 09:31

Nominees revealed for IIAC’s 2019 Top Under 40 award

Winners to be announced at gala event in Toronto on Oct. 24

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 3, 2019 October 17, 2019
  • 13:27