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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

BMO Investments makes changes to its mutual fund lineup

BMO teams up with China’s ICBC

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

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Wholesale sales up 0.7% in November

The food, beverage and tobacco subsector led the increase

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IMF raises outlook for Canadian economy

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

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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world this week

StatsCan releases November data

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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
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U.S. regulators combat cryptocurrency fraud

The SEC and CFTC pledge to stop and prevent fraud

Equity mutual fund sales drive growth in AUM

Mutual fund sales rose by 47% to $44.2 billion in 2017 while total AUM rose by 10.3% to $1.48 trillion

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WFE publishes best practices for cybersecurity compliance

Offering incentives to staff leads to greater awareness of cyber threats

Advisors remain bullish on equities

Sentiment on Canada’s developing cannabis industry is increasing significantly

  • By: Leah Golob
  • January 19, 2018 January 21, 2018
  • 10:40
CI makes portfolio management changes

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

OSFI proposes revisions to capital rules for life insurers

IIROC seeks input on changes to plain language rulebook

IIROC seeks input on changes to plain language rulebook

Energy and metals weigh on TSX

Wall St. pulls back; loonie slides lower

BMO pot financing marks policy shift for Canadian banks

BMO’s participation in Canopy Growth’s financing deal comes as lawmakers crack down south of the border

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

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 17, 2018 January 22, 2018
  • 16:58

Learnedly creates training app for financial professionals

The startup is developing courses that will help students prepare for the PFP or CFP designations

  • By: Leah Golob
  • January 17, 2018 January 21, 2018
  • 15:30

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

IIROC bans former Calgary broker

Unauthorized discretionary by Adam Woodward caused significant client losses, regulator says

IOSCO highlights risks with initial coin offerings

Investors urged to be very careful in considering these highly speculative investments

IIROC releases 2018 compliance priorities report

Emphasis is on CRM2, cybersecurity and conflicts of interest

Banks raise prime lending rate to 3.45%

The hikes follow a move by the Bank of Canada to boost its key short-term rate

Loonie recovers following dovish interest rate hike

Dow soars past 26,000

Bank of Canada raises key rate target

The central bank's target for the overnight rate now sits at 1.25%