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ESG a credit boost for few, a burden for many: Moody’s

Governance and social factors weigh on many issuers' credit ratings

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Current account turns to deficit in Q3: StatsCan

Growing services deficit and investment income turned the balance negative

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Involved in misconduct, but still a whistleblower

Tipster gets US$20 million despite involvement and delay in reporting

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Doubling first-time homebuyers’ tax credit to cost $115M: PBO

Meanwhile, eliminating student loan interest would cost $2.7 billion over five years, the Parliamentary Budget Officer finds

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Banks to give financial update in Q4 results ahead of possible recession next year

A key question for analysts will be how much banks are profiting from their loans

Extreme closeup of an annual report -- based on the "portfolio facts," the fund is a 100% stock mutual fund

Credit unions up their game in wealth management

The state of play of advisory, investment services from co-operatives, credit unions

Alberta projects $12.3B surplus in latest fiscal update

The government set aside $2.8 billion over three years to cover inflation-fighting programs and payouts

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Federal government posts $1.7-billion surplus for April to September period

Compared to the same period in the previous fiscal year, government revenues were up 18.6%

mergers and acquisitions

Cross-selling opportunities prompt P&C brokerages to buy advisors

Actual assets under management of advisor aren’t always worth purchasing on their own

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Wealth managers under pressure in 2023: Fitch

Both asset values and client flows could be challenged in year ahead

The company which employing disable people will receive tax deductions benefits.

Businesses coping well with headwinds: StatsCan

Most firms to resist raising prices despite inflation and input cost challenges

FSRA proposes DSC ban for seg funds

Proposal would eliminate regulatory arbitrage between seg funds and mutual funds

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Leveraging technology to serve your clients

Advisors face a host of challenges integrating new tech

BoC incurs first loss in its history

The central bank lost $522 million in the third quarter

Canadian home prices expected to fall 3.3% in 2023: Re/Max report

Forecast decline nearly 12% in Toronto area, Halifax expected to gain 8%

Scotiabank reports $2.09B Q4 profit, down from $2.56B a year ago

AUM, wealth management revenue dropped amid challenging market conditions

Steve Hawkins retires from Horizons

This week's industry moves

  • By: Katie Keir
  • November 22, 2022 November 22, 2022
  • 14:16

Industry moves this week

Changes include executive shifts at iA Financial Group related to wealth division

  • By: Katie Keir
  • November 18, 2022 November 18, 2022
  • 11:55

FP Canada awards Fellow distinction to 2 financial planners

Brett Millard and Jason Pereira were recognized for advancing financial planning

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 10, 2022 November 10, 2022
  • 17:41

What’s new in investment products

NBI launched international equity funds while CIBC released a fixed-income alt

Due diligence is key with alternative investments

This year has brought new opportunities but also fresh scrutiny

What’s new from fund manufacturers

BMO partners with ARK on innovation funds, and Purpose prepares single-stock ETFs

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 17, 2022 November 17, 2022
  • 11:02

Cyber resilience in doubt, IOSCO finds

Review finds weaknesses in tech recovery, testing at financial infrastructures

Europe’s inflation likely hasn’t peaked, ECB’s Lagarde says

Inflation hit 10.6% in October

Tribunal rejects bid to make Bridging evidence confidential

Lack of jurisdiction and evidence of harm underlie the decision not to intervene

Fund managers heed the added risk of ESG: Fitch

Focus on greenwashing has heightened regulatory risk for ESG funds, managers

ESG demands shaking up asset management

Research finds institutional investors' strategies, portfolios increasingly driven by ESG concerns

U.S. banking sector facing pressure in 2023: Fitch

A U.S. recession could drive higher credit losses and hit bank earnings

Robinhood Crypto fined $30M for AML failings

New York regulator says firm's compliance didn't keep pace with its growth

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Address change would be temporary until quarantine efforts are lifted

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 1, 2020 May 13, 2020
  • 10:21

Keep calm and listen to your clients

We haven’t been through anything like this, but we’ve been through similar crises and recovered