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TSX rallies for second straight week

The price of crude has hit a two-month high

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Inflation rises in December on higher airfare, vegetable prices

The increase is likely due in part to a change in methodology

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TSX up for 10th straight day

Hopeful sign of U.S./China trade talks boost markets

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Global growth outlook dimmer, but not yet dark: Fitch

The outlook for Europe has weakened most significantly

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IOSCO aims for improved audit quality

Report recommends a series of best practices to help audit committees ensure high-quality financial audits

M&A activity declined in 2018

Technology was a bright spot while historically dominant and traditional sectors, such as energy, mining and utilities, and industrials and chemicals dropped

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U.S. investors leaving active management behind

The shift to passive management reflects these investments’ technological superiority for retail investors, not market conditions, new report suggests

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Report predicts record year for dividend payouts

But the projected dividend growth rate of 6% is less than half the 14.3% rate recorded in 2018

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Financial sector helps lift TSX

U.S. stocks also climbed higher on Wednesday

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Reasons not to panic about market volatility

Investor fears may be overblown, say reports

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Lack of disclosure on climate issues poses risk to financial services

New report from IISD calls on policy-makers and regulators to improve climate-related disclosure obligations

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Energy sector helps lift Toronto stocks

TSX rises again as price of oil heads higher

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Housing market expected to cool

Prices grew by only about 3% in 2018, Fitch Ratings says

Global VC investment hits record in 2018

The strong fourth quarter was driven by several deals worth more than $1 billion

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 15, 2019 January 15, 2019
  • 11:33
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TSX closes up slightly

U.S. markets drop while loonie edges lower

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New bail-in rule to impact support component of banks’ credit ratings

Fitch will be lowering its support ratings and support rating floors for banks in the first quarter as support for a failing bank no longer…

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OSC establishes task force to reduce regulatory burden

The regulator will look to scrap outdated rules, streamline disclosure requirements and make operational changes to enhance or speed up its dealings with the industry

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Metropolitan home prices see widespread December declines: report

National Bank analysts point to weaknesses in several home resale markets

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 14, 2019 January 14, 2019
  • 12:15
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Having a pension has a beneficial impact on other investments

New StatsCan research finds that having a pension plan has a “positive but modest effect on TFSA performance”

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Five things to watch for in Canadian business

Cabinet shuffle; 2018 real estate numbers; Inflation update; Kinder Morgan update

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TSX finishes week on high note

Index rallies for six straight days, posts best weekly performance in three years

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What to watch in the week ahead

Economic indicators will shed light on Canadian inflation and U.S. consumers

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 11, 2019 January 11, 2019
  • 12:31
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TSX posts fifth straight day of gains

Index rises 98.76 points, crude price inches higher

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TSX surges on rising oil price, rate announcement

Stock index closes higher for fourth straight day as crude price rises and BoC holds key rate

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GLC forecasts strong returns for North American equities

The outlook report says Canadian equities look more attractive than they did a year ago

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 9, 2019 January 9, 2019
  • 16:30