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Values-based conversations key to ESG investing and KYC requirements

An RIA panel discussed the challenges and opportunities of integrating ESG considerations into know-your-client procedures

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Don’t get too far into the weeds of ESG terminology

Whether the label is 'responsible' or 'sustainable' investing, focus on the approaches and not the title, an RIA conference speaker said

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Canadian unemployment falls to 5.1%

‘The Canadian economy is operating beyond full employment,’ TD economist says

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Prepare for riskier, more volatile future, Poloz says

Clients face a "rising tide" of risk in the coming years, the former BoC governor said at Franklin Templeton's symposium

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Europe’s central bank to hike rates in July for first time in 11 years

The ECB will raise rates by a quarter-point in July and left open the possibility of a more drastic, half-point hike in September

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Is my client’s RRSP protected if they go bankrupt?

Creditor account protection across Canada is a jurisdictional maze

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Investors bring climate fight to top TSX polluters

Group targets 40 companies to lead transition to low-carbon economy

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Financial industry asks feds for more guidance on FHSA

Firms face tight deadline to launch new registered plan next year

As Covid recedes, investment industry faces challenges from markets and personnel

An industry panel broke down the changing environment

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Yellen expects inflation to remain high

At a hearing, the U.S. Treasury Secretary was pressed on the causes of inflation

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World Bank dims outlook for global economy amid Russia war

For many countries, recession will be hard to avoid, the agency's president said

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RIA names 2022 leadership award winners

The awards recognize members who advance responsible investment in Canada

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 6, 2022 June 6, 2022
  • 16:56
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Canadian AUM up 34.5%, net income down 50.5% for Canaccord

Global wealth management revenue dropped 12.5%

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 3, 2022 June 3, 2022
  • 15:32
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Feds reintroduce legislation to create disability benefit

The Finance committee also proposed an amendment to DTC eligibility in the budget implementation bill

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RBC caught up in Texas laws defending gun and fossil fuel industries

The bank's law compliance seems at odds with its environmental commitments

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TSX launches battery metals index

The new benchmark offers insight into the energy transition, TSX CEO says

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 2, 2022 June 2, 2022
  • 14:20
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BoC open to hiking interest rates past 3%

Price pressures are broadening, the deputy governor said in a speech

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Credit card spending climbs in Q1

For some households, rising interest rates and inflation may require a budget overhaul

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 2, 2022 June 2, 2022
  • 12:48
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Stagflation lite? Risk of stagflation grows, though unlikely a repeat of 1970s

‘The question is whether raising interest rates will slow inflation’

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Feds may need to think beyond income taxes to get benefits to First Nations families

More creative approach needed: Auditor General

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Insurance industry slow to act on Gender X

“Companies are going to have to and want to change with the times,” says financial advisor

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DBRS downgrades CI rating to BBB

The rating agency cited "persistently high debt levels"

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Canadian interest rate now at 1.5%

Bank of Canada is 'prepared to act more forcefully if needed'

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Federal deficit nearly $96 billion for 2021-22

The 2021-22 deficit was $95.6 billion, down from $314 billion in 2020-21

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National Bank reports Q2 profit up from year ago, raises dividend

The bank's wealth management arm earned $169 million in the quarter, up 3% from a year ago