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RBC hikes dividend following flat Q1 profit

The bank’s wealth-management division reported a 39% increase in net income to $597 million in Q1 2018 from $167 million in Q1 2017

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TD halts credit card purchases of cryptocurrencies

Bank to review and assess the evolving market

  • February 23, 2018 February 23, 2018
  • 13:54
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IE among finalists for financial journalism awards

The awards recognize the contributions of journalists in helping advisors and clients gain a better understanding of the investment profession

  • February 22, 2018 February 23, 2018
  • 15:00
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Financial services software deployment needs improvement: report

Outdated practices impose significant costs on the financial industry

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CIBC raises dividend following strong Q1 results

The bank increased its quarterly payment to common shareholders to $1.33 a share after its four strategic business units posted strong results

  • By: Armina Ligaya
  • Source : The Canadian Press
  • February 22, 2018 February 22, 2018
  • 11:15
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Fight for insurance benefits highlights dangers of social media

Insurers are increasingly using social media to find grounds to deny claims, lawyer says

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TribalScale launches financial services Venture Studio

Peter Aceto, former Tangerine CEO, appointed executive-in-residence

  • February 21, 2018 February 21, 2018
  • 15:20
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Canadian retirees burdened with debt

From credit card debt to a mortgage, retirees struggle with expenses

  • By: Leah Golob
  • February 21, 2018 February 21, 2018
  • 14:30
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Waterloo students win local CFA research challenge

The winning team advances to the Americas regional competition

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 21, 2018 February 21, 2018
  • 12:58
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Questrade lowers Portfolio IQ minimum investment

Robo-advisor makes investing accessible with lower $1,000 minimum

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 21, 2018 February 22, 2018
  • 11:03
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Wealthsimple raises $65 million

Power Financial has invested $165 million in capital in the robo-advisor since 2015

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 21, 2018 February 21, 2018
  • 10:34

Borealis AI launches fellowship program

RBC program aims to support and grow emerging artificial intelligence talent in Canada

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 20, 2018 February 20, 2018
  • 15:00
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CRA using big data to fight tax evasion

The agency “fully supports” the recent recommendations from the Offshore Compliance Advisory Committee

Canadian robo-advisor users would recommend services

More than 75% of users surveyed say the service is “better” or “much better” than a traditional investment experience

  • By: Leah Golob
  • February 20, 2018 February 20, 2018
  • 11:45
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Canadian HNW investors favour equities

Investors’ open-mindedness gives advisors a chance to diversify their clients’ portfolios

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High debt could pose challenge: BoC

Low interest rates have encouraged households to take on debt

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How blockchain could supercharge financial services

Financial services firms are embracing blockchain technology to improve efficiencies, cut costs and reduce risks

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Investment banker awarded $1.3 million for wrongful dismissal

Court rules RBC Capital Partners failed to adequately compensate managing director

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Canadians dipping into their RRSPs

A new report highlights the steady increase in the amount of money withdrawn from retirement savings to meet short-term needs

  • By: Leah Golob
  • February 15, 2018 February 15, 2018
  • 11:00
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Wealth-management deal good for Scotiabank: Moody’s

The bank’s challenge will be to cross-sell its other products to its newly acquired clients from Jarislowsky Fraser

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Advisors protest

New disclosure rules from CLHIA draw complaints

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Sun Life posts better-than-expected Q4 earnings

The insurer launched new digital offerings in Canada in 2017 and continued to build out its wealth and asset-management businesses

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CRA conducts multiple raids in Panama Papers investigation

Police assisted in the operation that unfolded in three provinces

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Governments should use procurement programs to help female entrepreneurs

Report makes 40 recommendations to governments, financial institutions and female entrepreneurs

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Canadians continue to live longer

However, the rate of improvement is slowing

  • February 14, 2018 February 15, 2018
  • 15:30