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Guardian Capital to acquire U.S. investment manager

Acquisition of Sterling Capital Management will almost triple Guardian's AUM

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 2, 2024 February 2, 2024
  • 13:06
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Bank of England is edging toward interest rate cuts — but not quite yet

U.K.'s central bank kept its main interest rate at a near 16-year high of 5.25% on Thursday

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AIMCo sets up $1B fund to invest in energy transition opportunities

The investment manager says the money represents new capital

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Interest rates not to blame for housing crisis, Macklem says

Bank of Canada governor addressed MPs on the finance committee on Thursday

Grads entering weak markets face long-term effects, lower earnings

Impact on salary lingers for a decade, TD Economics report says

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When your client wants to boost RRSP savings with a loan

Financial advisors, planners weigh in on the risks of borrowing to invest

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CRA to charge 10% interest on overdue tax through first half of 2024

Prescribed rate for the second quarter of this year to match first quarter rate

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Canadian CEOs embracing AI amid economic pessimism

Chief executives realistic about AI risks and the need to retrain workers, PwC survey finds

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China Evergrande has been ordered to liquidate. The real estate giant owes over $300 billion

China Evergrande Group is among dozens of Chinese developers that have collapsed since 2020

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Canadian Western Bank plants flag in Toronto’s financial district

Edmonton-based firm looks to draw business-owner clients from the big banks

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CFA Institute targets questionable advice from finfluencers

Regulators could create public reports on complaints about finfluencers, Institute recommends


U.S. inflation slowed in December

The latest data suggests the American economy is achieving a difficult “soft landing”

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Not so fast on interest rate cuts, says European Central Bank

The bank left its benchmark rate unchanged at a record-high 4%

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Bank of Canada holds key interest rate at 5%

The central bank is still open to more rate hikes if inflation doesn’t co-operate

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CIRO approved as credentialing body under Ontario title protection

Improved proficiency for financial advisors still on the table amid persistent demand

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Corporate transparency legislation now in force

The new requirements could surprise small businesses that aren't used to making these types of disclosures

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Italian financial software firm buys Nest Wealth

Objectway sees the Toronto-based fintech firm as an "ideal fit" as it looks to expand

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Payment deadline nears for prescribed-rate loans

A late payment will thwart the income-splitting opportunity associated with the strategy

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Blackstone buys Toronto rental development company

Tricon Residential will go private in a US$3.5-billion deal

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TD expects $141M from Schwab holdings as U.S. banks report earnings

Adjusted net income estimated to drop 30% from previous year

Former BMO execs Andrew Auerbach and Jean Blacklock launch investment counsel firm

New practice aims to differentiate with therapeutic approach to planning

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What happens if FSRA finds a life agent unsuitable

The Ontario regulator discussed proposed licensing suitability guidance during a webinar on Wednesday

Deadline to receive partial CEBA loan forgiveness looms for Canadian businesses

Almost 900,000 businesses received an interest-free CEBA loan during the pandemic, securing up to $60,000

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AGF buying majority stake in alternative investment firm Kensington Capital

Kensington will maintain its investment and operational independence, receive strategic support

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Banks upbeat on U.S. consumer despite bank profit declines, inflation and rising debt levels

Citigroup said Friday that it's cutting 20,000 jobs, roughly 10% of its workforce

  • By: Ken Sweet
  • January 12, 2024 January 12, 2024
  • 14:51