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Surging oil prices help lift TSX

Canadian dollar flat

U.K. tightens defences against money laundering

European regulators provide guidance to firms on AML compliance

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Anxiety a major barrier to engaging on investment fees: survey

The BCSC is boosting its efforts to educate investors about the importance of understanding their investment fees

Financial protection for the future, nest egg, retirement savings

Report proposes new retirement income program

The proposed Living Income For the Elderly program would enable retirees to turn any portion of their savings into a reliable income stream

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Canadians overwhelmingly confident in their advisors

The fact that only 3% of Canadians are dissatisfied with their advisors suggests that they’re too complacent with their money managers

  • By: Leah Golob
  • January 23, 2018 January 23, 2018
  • 12:15
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Solo Canadians fear running out of retirement savings

These individuals are afraid of rising daily living expenses, not having enough money for necessities and increasing health-care costs

  • By: Leah Golob
  • January 23, 2018 January 23, 2018
  • 11:50

Household debt growing in Ontario: watchdog

Ontario’s Financial Accountability Office warns of risks for the economy

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TSX down, Wall Street up

New York markets reach record highs amid progress on U.S. government shutdown

Global bank regulation passes peak: Fitch

The outlook for global bank regulation is stable

Addenda introduces new fixed-income impact investing fund

The mutual fund is aimed at Canadian institutional investors and wealthy clients who want to improve society through their investments

  • By: Leah Golob
  • January 22, 2018 January 22, 2018
  • 15:46

FINRA launches small firm helpline

The helpline aims to provide immediate answers on basic compliance questions

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Big Five recognized for gender-equality efforts

BMO, CIBC, RBC, TD and Scotiabank were among the 104 companies included in Bloomberg’s new gender-equality index

  • By: Leah Golob
  • January 22, 2018 January 22, 2018
  • 14:35
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SEC lays charges on six accountants

The respondents were allegedly “engaged in shocking misconduct” and were subsequently terminated, resigned or placed on leave

BMO teams up with China’s ICBC

New MOU signed between the two banks will help BMO build on its asset-management capabilities

Welcome to our new website

Unveiling a cleaner, more modern look — and now accessible on any device

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 22, 2018 January 22, 2018
  • 09:00

FPSC releases results of December CFP exams

The CFP examination was written by 473 candidates — the highest number since 2010

  • By: Leah Golob
  • January 20, 2018 January 20, 2018
  • 10:37

Camilla Sutton named as new head of WCM

Sutton succeeds interim president and CEO of Women in Capital Markets, Jeannie Collins-Ardem

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 18, 2018 January 21, 2018
  • 10:30

Two portfolio manager appointments

Empire Life and Canaccord Genuity announce recent hires

  • By: Leah Golob
  • January 15, 2018 January 21, 2018
  • 14:50

Andrew Auerbach named new head of Nesbitt Burns

Auerbach will step into Charyl Galpin’s old role on Feb. 1

Redwood launches behavioural finance ETF

New fund aims to profit from the collective effects of investors’ emotional mistakes

  • By: Leah Golob
  • January 18, 2018 January 21, 2018
  • 16:15

Desjardins Investments lowers management fees

It will also proceed with the merger of Desjardins Canadian Equity Growth Fund with Desjardins Canadian Equity Fund

  • By: Leah Golob
  • January 17, 2018 January 21, 2018
  • 11:25

Brompton seeks to convert two funds into ETFs

Unitholders expected to benefit from conversion

  • By: Leah Golob
  • January 17, 2018 January 17, 2018
  • 11:15

OSC names fives new members to its SPAC

The lawyers will join the OSC’s advisory committee on the operation of its in-house tribunal

U.S. regulators combat cryptocurrency fraud

The SEC and CFTC pledge to stop and prevent fraud

AMF finds deficiencies in “Fund Facts” review

The AMF will follow up on the results of the review and may require firms to make changes to their “Fund Facts” documents

“Fear of missing out” driving demand for ICOs

There’s often no business reason for many of the tokens being issued in these deals, new EY report finds

Advisors want more from ETF providers

Almost four in 10 Canadian advisors expect to increase their usage of ETFs within the next 12 months

IMF raises outlook for Canadian economy

The update for Canada came as the IMF also increased its outlook for global economic growth