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Aligned Capital Partners launches digital vault

The FutureVault platform will enable advisors to quickly and securely collaborate on business and client information, anytime and from any device.

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Canadian asset managers honoured

Addenda Capital, Greystone Managed Investments and Phillips, Hager & North lead institutional rankings

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Canadian banks face risk from rising consumer debt vulnerability: Moody’s

The proportion of riskier uninsured mortgages is on the rise, and longer auto loan terms point to greater borrower vulnerability

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OECD raises outlook for Canadian growth to 2.2% this year

Trade protectionism remains a key risk that would negatively affect confidence, investment and jobs

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Gas prices going up, ambulance fees going down: Manitoba budget

The average household can expect about $240 in extra costs with the carbon tax, which largely come from heating and transportation

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Investors approve two Counsel merger proposals

The mergers will be implemented on March 23.

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 12, 2018 March 12, 2018
  • 16:20
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Toronto stocks, loonie close higher

U.S. markets end mixed

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Canadian household debt hits $1.8 trillion

Report warns of domestic risk

FCA publishes paper on transforming culture in financial services

The industry’s culture is a priority for the U.K. regulator given its impact, and the role that it must play in re-building trust in financial…

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OSC denies registration to aspiring mutual fund rep

The would-be rep falsely reported that she was sentenced to community service when she was actually ordered to serve time in jail

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IOSCO seeks to protect senior investors

Aging investors seen as particularly vulnerable to financial fraud, unsuitable investments and other risks

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    Almost half of Canadians intimidated by investment decisions: survey

    Many are seeking tools to help them invest smarter

    • March 12, 2018 March 12, 2018
    • 11:27

    Ontario one step closer to regulating financial planners

    A new consultation paper invites comments on proposals that would restrict the use of the title “financial planner” to those with the necessary proficiency or…

    Quebec proposes amendment to new law allowing sale of insurance online

    The change would clarify that insurance firms must have a registered rep available to assist clients when they buy an insurance product online

    Co-operators acquires full ownership stake in CUMIS

    Co-operators and Central 1 say the deal was made to strengthen each firm’s respective core business

    Silicon Valley Bank pursues expansion in Canada

    Barbara Dirks to lead Canadian team

    Women advancing in the workplace, but barriers remain

    A significant percentage of women remain concerned about the impact starting a family would have on their careers

    Nasdaq Canada names directors

    Independent director Michael Foulkes appointed chairman

    Invesco to rebrand investment funds

    The company is moving to a unified global brand and retiring the Perpetual, PowerShares and Trimark names

    MD Financial announces alternative investment product

    MD Platinum provides institutional-level investment strategies to Canadian discretionary retail investors

    • By: IE Staff
    • March 15, 2018 March 15, 2018
    • 13:00

    RBCGAM announces ETF maturity date

    The portfolio structure of RBC Target 2018 Corporate Bond Index ETF results in a duration profile similar to that of an individual bond

    Burlington, Ont. promoter charged with fraud

    The allegations relate to the sale of more than $1 million worth of securities of A4 Diamonds Inc. to Ontario investors

    • March 16, 2018 March 16, 2018
    • 14:00

    CSA mulls pilot study of trading fee rebate payments

    The U.S. announced a similar pilot earlier this week

    European regulators weigh risks of big data

    Legislative intervention at this point would be premature, ESAs conclude

    • March 16, 2018 March 16, 2018
    • 10:15

    Five things to watch for in Canadian business

    Economists expect the latest wholesale trade numbers to provide clarity on the pace of early 2018 growth

    Energy sector helps boost Toronto stocks

    Loonie lower for a fourth day

    Manufacturing sales fell 1% in January

    Canadian factories had a rough start to the year