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Federal Reserve stresses its commitment to low rates for the long run

Economic uncertainty requires prolonged support from monetary policy

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At Davos, Canadian investment leaders push for climate-friendly economy

Carney talks carbon pricing, while OTPP exec lauds pension's sustainability goals

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Hard-hit businesses get details on Liberals’ new loan fund

The Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Program opens on Feb. 1

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New ETF analytics platform coming to Canada

The tool will be available to TMX clients later this quarter

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 27, 2021 January 27, 2021
  • 11:21
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BlackRock raises the temperature on climate risk

The firm has signalled that companies will face increased pressure to meet "net-zero" goals

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Janine Guenther named president of Dixon Mitchell Investment Counsel

Guenther is the first woman to lead the firm

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 26, 2021 January 26, 2021
  • 10:54
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CI acquires US$23B Chicago-based RIA

Deal for Segall Bryant & Hamill will double the size of CI's U.S. business

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Greening central banks’ portfolios

BIS launches new green bond fund for central banks

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Thousands of Ontario small businesses apply for shutdown relief funds

The one-time Ontario Small Business Grant offers up to $20,000

OTPP aiming for net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050

The pension plan said in the coming weeks it will establish concrete targets

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Task force recommends sweeping changes to OSC

The proposals would radically alter securities regulation in Ontario

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Ontario task force recommends sweeping reforms to province’s securities regulator

List of 70 recommendations includes major governance changes to Ontario Securities Commission

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Return to Bay Street program reboots

The program supports women in finance after an absence

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 21, 2021 January 21, 2021
  • 13:31
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“Warrior accountants” have role to play in the future of business: report

The pandemic has highlighted companies’ social risks, CPA Ontario says

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 20, 2021 January 20, 2021
  • 13:43
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Morgan Stanley profits rise 48% in Q4

Tech stocks and IPOs drove the increase

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Bank of Canada keeps key rate at 0.25%, warns of rocky recovery in 2021

The economy will reverse in the first quarter, the central bank said

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New software aims to enhance TCFD disclosure

Mantle314's platform is currently being tested by 15 public companies

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 19, 2021 January 19, 2021
  • 13:52
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LME plans to close trading floor for good

Exchange says shift to electronic trading would boost transparency, efficiency and liquidity

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Insurers stand ready to finance low-carbon transition

CLHIA sees shortage of sustainable investment options

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Bank of America 4Q profit falls 18% on lower interest rates

The bank’s balance sheet is heavily weighted toward short-term interest rates

  • By: Ken Sweet
  • January 19, 2021 January 19, 2021
  • 10:14
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Goldman Sachs’ profits more than double, despite pandemic

Earnings significantly exceeded analyst expectations

  • By: Ken Sweet
  • January 19, 2021 January 19, 2021
  • 10:09
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Christine Bergeron named Vancity CEO

Bergeron has held several senior roles since joining the co-op in 2011

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 18, 2021 January 18, 2021
  • 13:15

CMHC reports annual pace of housing starts down in December

The 2020 pace still surpassed 2019, despite the pandemic

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iA Financial launches iA Private Wealth brand

iA Securities and HollisWealth have merged, creating a $40-billion IIROC platform

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PM tells Freeland to spend as needed until crisis ends

Mandate letter tells minister to use “whatever fiscal firepower” is necessary while also avoiding “new permanent spending”