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Liberals repackage Covid-19 benefits

The result is workers who lose income will receive $2,000 per month

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U.S. economy grew 2.1% in fourth quarter

Economists expect GDP to turn negative in the first quarter of this year

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Jobless aid applications increased exponentially in the U.S.

Jobless claims hit 3.3 million last week

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Government help during Covid-19: a summary

Let clients know about available assistance

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It’s a buyer’s market for corporate bond ETFs, insiders say

Corporate bond ETFs have been trading at a substantial discount to their net asset value

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Ontario introduces $17B Covid-19 package; more than doubles deficit

Measures include doubling payments to low-income seniors and financial relief for parents

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SEC pushes Covid-19 relief into the summer

The regulator extended existing relief for issuers and investment advisers

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LIBOR deadline unchanged: FCA

The U.K. regulator is committed to a 2021 end for LIBOR, but admits interim steps may be affected

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Keeping the lights on for financial markets

IOSCO is committed to ensuring that markets stay open and operational

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ETF and mutual fund sales neck and neck in February

No asset classes recorded net redemptions for the month

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BMO announces financial relief for Canadian businesses

The relief comes as small business confidence falls to an all-time low

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House of Commons passes legislation for Covid-19 help with unanimous support

The final bill gives the federal ministers of health and finance the power to approve all spending to deal with a public health emergency

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White House, Congress agree on $2 trillion virus rescue bill

The economic rescue package would expand unemployment benefits, provide a program for small businesses and give direct payments to most Americans

OSFI relaxes capital, liquidity requirements

Regulator unveils measures to give banks, insurers and pensions operational flexibility

Feds increase wage subsidy for small business

The measure jumps to 75% from 10%

Sun Life CEO’s compensation drops slightly in 2019

The executive's total compensation was $9.6M

InvestorCOM announces new appointments

Glenn Reiner, Parham Nasseri and Karen Makedon have all joined the Toronto-based fintech provider

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 26, 2020 March 26, 2020
  • 14:40

Howard Atkinson joins Pascal Financial

Former president of Horizons ETF Management brings three decades of experience to the wealthtech company

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 11, 2020 March 11, 2020
  • 13:45

RBC’s McKay earned $13.7 million in 2019

David McKay’s total compensation was down compared to 2018, but higher than other banks’ chief executives

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 5, 2020 March 5, 2020
  • 16:24

Desjardins excludes fossil fuels from investing policy

The change affects the firm's SocieTerra line of funds

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 26, 2020 March 26, 2020
  • 11:47

Canada Life suspends real estate funds until further notice

The coronavirus outbreak has impacted the global real estate market

With new restrictions coming, DSC funds are already marginal

Manufacturers discuss their strategies ahead of new regulations

Final Basel III reforms delayed

Regulators agree to push back implementation of certain provisions for a year

ESMA consults on leverage limits for alt funds

The consultation proposes regulatory guidance to address leverage risk in alternative funds

FINRA issues cybersecurity alert

The SRO warns of increased cyberattacks as firms operate remotely

The payoff for social distancing: US$8 trillion

Researchers estimate the value of lives saved represents at least one-third of U.S. GDP

Lockdowns are costly, but needed: OECD

Each month of containment cuts annual GDP by 2%, the organization says

Canada remains AAA in the face of Covid-19: DBRS

A strong balance sheet provides capacity to absorb a large negative shock

Keep calm and listen to your clients

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

SEC warns of new digital offerings

So-called IEOs may be rife with the same misconduct associated with ICOs

Canadian firms recognized at STEP Private Client Awards

O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers, RBC Wealth Management both honoured

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 11, 2019 November 12, 2019
  • 14:08