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Franklin Templeton announces risk rating changes

Higher risk ratings for 16 mutual funds

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TD, RBC Q2 profit bump helped by rising rates, macro environment

Deposit rates have not risen as quickly as loan rates

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CSA targets four areas to ease regulatory burden on investment funds

Regulators will propose eliminating redundant disclosure and making greater use of online technology to communicate with investors

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CSA seeks comment on post-trade transparency requirements for government debt

IIROC’s role as information processor expanded

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Co-operators Group names new CFO

Karen Higgins succeeds Bruce West

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RBC named Canada’s most valuable brand

Manulife named most valuable insurance brand in Canada

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MFDA to hold penalty hearing for former WFG Securities reps

Twelve reps at a branch in Mississauga, Ont. falsified KYC information in order to obtain investment loans

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Royal Bank’s Q2 earnings beat market expectations with 9% profit bump

Wealth-management net income up 25% to $537 million

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TD Bank posts 17% jump in Q2 profit, beating expectations

The bank delivered strong earnings across its divisions

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Energy weighs on TSX, loonie moves lower

New York markets post gains

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MFDA seeks comment on proposed sanction guidelines

Proposals reflect trends toward a principles-based approach to sanctioning

Legacy business sales likely to increase further for North American life insurers: Moody’s

Companies actively divested legacy blocks of annuity, life and employee benefits’ business last year

Canaccord Genuity opens office in Winnipeg

The new wealth management office is home to three investment teams

CIBC reports Q2 net income up nearly 25% from year ago

Each of the bank’s units performed well during the quarter

Creation Wealth Capital eyes millennials and Generation X

Sam Collins named president and CEO of revamped firm

Courville to head Wealthsimple for Advisors

Veteran wealth-management executive named CEO

Deloitte Canada hires Craig Alexander as chief economist

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

ATB Financial names next CEO

Curtis Stange to succeed retiring Dave Mowat

Fund sales slump in April

Balanced funds and bond funds post net redemptions

Investors Group announces fund mergers

Proposed changes aim to simplify IG’s Cornerstone Portfolios lineup

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 23, 2018 May 23, 2018
  • 10:30

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

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

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
  • 12:00

OSC warns investors about unregistered cryptocurrency groups

Regulator singles out five firms in investor alert

Economic recovery and equity rally boost global public sector assets

Assets held by central banks, sovereign funds and public pension funds rose by US$2.5 to $US36.2 trillion in 2017

TSX falls as energy sector slumps

U.S. markets retreat

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