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HISA ETF rule changes could lead to lower rates, providers say

OSFI is requiring an interim transition for liquidity measurement by Aug. 1 as the regulator consults on wholesale funding categories

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Advice-gap debate comes to insurance industry

Ahead of the proposed DSC ban for seg funds, a familiar refrain is in play


OSC suspends Emerge Canada for capital deficiency

The Ontario Securities Commission says Emerge Canada has likely had insufficient working capital since September 2022

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Fighting hackers a potential growth industry for ETFs

As threats increase, cybersecurity companies could become the tech world’s utilities

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How are Emerge’s 11 ETFs doing a month into cease-trade order?

Most of the funds are underperforming their category peers

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Product roundup: TD enters the bank ETF game

Plus, Purpose adds another U.S.-dollar cash fund

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Ninepoint changing Bitcoin ETF to focus on emerging technologies

In other fund news, Mackenzie launched a new sustainable fund

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Private equity firms brace for difficult year

Conditions for fundraising and deal activity are deteriorating, according to an S&P survey

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What’s new from fund manufacturers

New ETFs give exposure to short-term treasuries, Big 6 Canadian banks, and the hospitality and travel industry

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Emerge ETFs financials show $2.5 million in receivables due from manager

Assets in Emerge ETFs are held in trust and still “have value” during cease-trade order, firm says

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3iQ to launch “smart beta” strategies for crypto

Strategies aim to outperform traditional buy-and-hold approaches

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Emerge ETFs hit with cease-trade order after failing to file financial statements

The fund company's auditor resigned in November


Win some, lose less: Taking stock of low-vol ETFs

Investors tend to overpay for riskier stocks in the hope that they’ll earn quick money

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HISA ETFs thrived during banking crisis

The product category saw healthy inflows last month as they remain under scrutiny by OSFI

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Purpose launches private asset platform for advisors along with three funds

The company is the latest to offer private investments catering to retail investors

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What’s new from fund manufacturers

CIBC released more U.S. CDRs and Horizons is closing an emerging markets ETF

New insurance product for charitable donations could minimize philanthropy risk

Canada Life product addresses insurance-trafficking concerns that have previously dogged donations of life insurance

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Purpose revises ESG disclosures amid greater regulatory scrutiny

The firm updated marketing information published prior to the emergence of ESG guidance

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Wealthsimple launching private credit fund with Sagard

Only certain investors will have access to the fund, which comes with redemption limits and performance fees

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U.S. banking crisis averted, but challenges remain

Regulators prevented bank runs in wake of SVB, but rating agencies say funding and liquidity problems persist

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What’s new from fund manufacturers

CC&L has an international equity fund while eight RBC funds are now available in ETF versions

Multi-Sector bonds

Tax-efficient bond ETFs: not an oxymoron

Discount bond funds can play a role in non-registered accounts

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Canadian ETF inflows topped $4B in February with high-interest savings leading

Money-market ETFs gained nearly $1.4 billion while technology, commodities and crypto saw redemptions

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Popularity of corporate-class funds wanes

Changes in the market environment have made the structure less tenable six years after legislation removed a main tax advantage

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Private equity firms may need ‘untapped’ retail market to grow

A Bain report looks at private equity's uneasy courtship of individual investors