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U.K. Cryptoassets Taskforce meets for the first time

The taskforce represents a central part of the U.K. government’s efforts to understand and engage with new technologies in the financial services sector

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Awareness and usage of multi-factor and ESG smart beta indices are growing

Performance expectations driving institutional investors to apply ESG factors to smart beta strategies

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Canadian CEOs more bullish on their ability to grow their businesses: survey

Business leaders keen to adapt to technological advancements that are disrupting many industries

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Regulators launch co-ordinated probe of cryptocurrency fraud

More than 40 provincial and state regulators are involved with Operation Cryptosweep

  • May 22, 2018 May 22, 2018
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Deloitte Canada hires Craig Alexander as chief economist

Veteran bank economist will oversee and further develop the consulting firm’s research and forecasting capabilities

RBCGAM hires director of EMEA development

New hire to drive the firm’s distribution efforts in the European institutional market

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Banks poised to report strong Q2 despite housing slowdown: analysts

CIBC is the first of the big banks scheduled to report its latest results with data out Wednesday

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Five things to watch for in Canadian business

Banks set to report Q2 earnings

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TSX continues streak of gains

U.S. stock markets finish mixed

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Dalhousie students win IAFP financial planning competition

This year’s topic was “The Appropriate Use of Social Media in a Financial Planning Practice”

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Annual inflation cools to 2.2%

Core measure above 2% for first time in six years

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OSC warns investors about unregistered cryptocurrency groups

Regulator singles out five firms in investor alert

CRA cracks down on real estate tax avoidance

The agency’s auditors have reviewed more than 30,000 files in Ontario and British Columbia over the past three years, generating $43.7 million in penalties

Capgemini and Efma launch fintech portal

The new platform is designed to foster collaboration between fintechs and financial institutions

Walmart sells Canadian banking operation to U.S. firm, Canadian financier

The new owners will continue providing the bank's credit card and insurance products

ATB Financial names next CEO

Curtis Stange to succeed retiring Dave Mowat

Monique Leroux inducted into Canadian Business Hall of Fame

Four Companions recognized this year

Jean Desgagné leaves TMX

His former position as president and CEO of TMX Global Solutions, Insights and Analytics Strategies will not be replaced

Investors Group announces multiple mutual fund changes

The changes affect administrative and management fees, as well as risk ratings

Mutual fund firms concerned with lack of guidance on promotional spending

Following several high-profile administrative penalties for “excessive” spending on promotional activities and non-monetary benefits, there’s little clarity from regulators as to what’s acceptable

RBC announces redemption of RBC Trust Capital Securities – Series 2008-1

Redemptions will be paid on July 3

BCSC issues cryptocurrency alert

Investors advised to exercise caution

Court overturns advisor’s acquittal

Ontario advisor violated securities rules by borrowing funds from several insurance clients

  • May 17, 2018 May 17, 2018
  • 11:00

AMF seeks candidates for its technology advisory committee

The committee provides the AMF with input on technological innovation in the financial sector

Energy stocks lift TSX

Loonie rises, U.S. stocks down

CPP Fund posts 11.6% return in fiscal 2018

The main driver of growth was last year’s stock markets surge

HSBC discounts variable mortgage rates as competition intensifies

The moves come amid slowing mortgage growth