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Canadians continue to live longer

However, the rate of improvement is slowing

  • February 14, 2018 February 15, 2018
  • 15:30
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BCSC consults with fintech stakeholders

Regulator seeks input put on robo-advisors, cryptocurrencies and crowdfunding

Australian Financial Complaints Authority aims to improve redress for consumers

The new service will feature higher monetary limits and compensation caps

  • February 14, 2018 February 14, 2018
  • 14:33
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CFA Society Toronto announces award winners

The society congratulates the 2018 winners of the Ethics Challenge and the Hillsdale Canadian Investment Research Award

  • By: Leah Golob
  • February 14, 2018 February 14, 2018
  • 12:45
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Peak hires Stéphane Dulude

As vice president of business development, Dulude will be responsible for managing the firm’s recruitment efforts across Canada

  • By: Leah Golob
  • February 14, 2018 February 15, 2018
  • 12:00
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Feds to table budget Feb. 27

Canada, buoyed by a stronger-than-expected economy, faces uncertainty around trade and competitiveness

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Cash Management Group joins Canaccord Genuity

Vancouver’s Andrew Johns and his team sign up with the firm’s Canadian wealth-management division

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 13, 2018 February 14, 2018
  • 17:40
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Energy losses move TSX down

U.S. markets advance

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SEC initiative encourages self-reporting of mutual fund conflicts

To qualify, firms must promptly return money to harmed clients

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CSE to launch clearing house, challenging TMX platform

The blockchain platform would allow securities trades to be confirmed in real-time rather than two full business days for settlement

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IOSCO’s fund guidance will benefit asset managers: Moody’s

Firms should benefit once the industry adopts liquidity risk recommendations

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The vast potential of blockchain technology

Blockchain technology has the potential to disrupt many sectors and business models beyond cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. Here’s what it is and how it works.

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IOSCO eyes risks of OTC leveraged products

Consultation paper identifies regulatory approaches aimed at enhancing investor protection

Canadian HNW investors favour equities

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

High debt could pose challenge: BoC

Low interest rates have encouraged households to take on debt

How blockchain could supercharge financial services

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

PSPIB appoints new president and CEO

Neil Cunningham succeeds departing André Bourbonnais

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 7, 2018 February 7, 2018
  • 17:39

Robert Dumas: 2017 Quebec Financial Personality of the Year

Guy Cormier, Martin Lavigne, Gilles Cloutier, Robert Beauregard and three advisors — Guillaume Parent, Mireille Rondy and Michel-Olivier Marcoux — also were honoured at FI’s annual gala event in Montreal

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 6, 2018 February 16, 2018
  • 19:30

CPPIB announces senior executive changes

Nick Zelenczuk, Eric Wetlaufer to depart in May

Sentry proposes fixed administration fees

The firm has is also proposing a change to the investment objective Sentry Canadian Resource Class

  • By: Leah Golob
  • February 16, 2018 February 16, 2018
  • 17:12

RRSP contributions rose in 2016

Canadians deposited more than $40 billion into their plans, averaging $3,000 per contribution

Volatility returns

Investors may reconsider the risks they take on within their RRSPs

OSC cease trades USI-Tech

Alleged bitcoin multi-level marketing scheme targets investors

Fintech raises concerns for regulators

Survey shows millennials at greatest risk for fintech fraud

MFDA ramps up enforcement of sales rule

Violations of the rule involve certain incentives programs

TSX up, Wall Street mixed

Loonie moves lower

Canada won’t act “impulsive way” in response to U.S. tax cuts: Morneau

Finance minister mum on tax cuts after economists meeting

Five things to watch for in Canadian business

CIBC and Royal Bank of Canada poised to release first-quarter results

A chance to prove your worth

Editorial

  • February 15, 2018 February 16, 2018
  • 00:02

Trudeau’s cockiness on NAFTA

Would the Americans be willing to ease up on their NAFTA demands if Canada were to back off on its WTO complaint?