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Global house prices rose in the face of Covid-19: BIS

Canada among the housing market leaders, both short and long term

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Markets move past election uncertainty

With Biden's transition underway, investors have shifted their focus to Covid vaccines and economic recovery

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Employment recovery remains incomplete: StatsCan

Ahead of the second wave, payroll employment remained well below pre-pandemic levels

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First wave hit women and elderly hardest, StatsCan says

Approximately 88% of excess deaths were in those over age 65

Domestic RI assets increase amid rising investor demand: RIA

Canadian assets in responsible investments reached $3.2 trillion at the end of 2019

  • By: Katie Keir
  • November 26, 2020 November 26, 2020
  • 12:20
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Feds should invest to meet climate goals, catalyze recovery: RBC

Financing carbon capture projects needed to salvage the environment and the economy

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Picture of U.S. economy is worrisome as virus inflicts damage

Anxiety over a double-dip recession is rising as economists look ahead to a "grim" winter

National child-care system would boost women’s job numbers and economy, report says

Some have called the pandemic's disproportionate effect on women a ``she-cession''

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Dow crests 30,000 points on vaccine hopes, Biden transition

Traders were encouraged to see Biden select former Fed chair Janet Yellen as treasury secretary

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Fossil fuels to decline but remain big player in Canada’s energy use by 2050: report

Oil and gas will still make up nearly two-thirds of energy sources in 30 years, report says

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Recovery was at risk of stalling even before new curbs: BMO

Economic activity already showed signs of slowing in October, a report says

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U.S. consumer confidence drops as virus spreads

The decline reflected a big drop in consumer expectations for income, business and labour market conditions

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Negative 2021 outlook on exchange, clearing sector: Fitch

Low rates and volatility will pressure revenue, while high debt loads dog balance sheets

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Amid conflicting trends, markets focus on the positive: TD

Stocks, yields and sentiment are all rising despite renewed lockdowns

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Blockchain, digital assets face legal hurdles: SIFMA

Compliance challenges must be resolved to enable innovation, paper says

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Consumer banks face disruption from tech giants

Google is coming after the traditional banking business with a new digital bank account

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Strong fundamentals to offset headwinds for dealers in 2021: Fitch

The rating agency's outlook for global securities firms is stable despite challenges

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Risk of shock to financial system has increased: BoC survey

System remains resilient, but cyber risks and rising defaults are key concerns

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Mutual funds outshone ETFs in October

Data from IFIC for October shows mutual fund sales topping ETF sales

Retail sales rose 1.1% in September

Economists on average had expected an increase of 0.2%

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New Covid-19 aid figures reveal who used CERB

The benefit was predominantly used by people who earned under $47,630 in 2019

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Survey finds widespread support for a wealth tax

Regardless of political persuasion, even Canadians in the highest income bracket favour a wealth tax

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Covid-19 takes bite out of education savings

More than 40% of parents say the pandemic has hindered their ability to save

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 19, 2020 November 19, 2020
  • 12:39
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Commercial rent rebounded in Q3: StatsCan

Ontario led the rent rebound in the quarter

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Emergency financing crucial for small businesses to stay afloat: StatsCan

About three-quarters of CEBA recipients needed support to stay in business