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Swiss bank rescue to reshape landscape

Sector's competition, regulation and risk will all be transformed, Fitch says

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Banking system bends, doesn’t break

Systemic stress looks contained, but interest rate outlook has shifted, TD says

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U.S. bank deposits shift sharply: Moody’s

Bank failures led to the largest growth in non-deposit borrowing on record

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Fund sales firmly in positive territory in February

Both mutual fund and ETF sales bounced back after a slow start to the year, IFIC reports

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Inflation in Canada continues to slow, reaffirming BOC’s rate pause

The 5.2% reading in February marked the largest deceleration since April 2020

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Global economy remains fragile amid signs of hope

The OECD revised its global GDP projections upward, but warned of persisting risks

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 17, 2023 March 17, 2023
  • 11:45

Bank turmoil bites crypto sector

Contagion risks flow in both directions between traditional finance and decentralized finance

Business people on a rollercoaster

Pressure on financial system means more volatility ahead

Strategists take a defensive portfolio stance

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 16, 2023 March 16, 2023
  • 15:36

Amid systemic stress, economists rethink rate hikes

Fed's next move comes into question as uncertainty intensifies

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Businesses expect slower sales in short term: survey

Some companies may raise prices amid persistent cost and labour issues

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Banks face growing threat of climate litigation

Lawsuits, rising regulatory, reputation risk could accelerate economic transition

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Corporate defaults set to rise into 2024: Moody’s

Russia, China drove surge in defaults last year

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Thanks to foreign assets, pensions gained in Q3

Canadian bonds and equities down, offset by funds' offshore holdings, StatsCan reports

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G20 growth tumbled in Q4, OECD reports

Fallout from China's pandemic policy sabotaged output

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Ontario Teachers’ post 4% annual return as private assets provide boost

Recent portfolio changes addressed the challenges presented by high inflation, managers said

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Fed criticized for missing red flags before bank collapse

SVB was highly susceptible to depositors quickly withdrawing their money at the first sign of trouble

Metals prices get a boost from resilient demand

Both supply and demand factors contributing to rosier outlook, Fitch says

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Unemployment stubbornly low, OECD reports

Jobless rates remain near record lows amid still-tight labour markets

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U.S. inflation eases but stays high, putting Fed in tough spot

The Fed may get some unintentional help in its inflation fight from the aftereffects of the SVB collapse

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Oil prices to stay higher for longer: Fitch

Geopolitical tensions and OPEC+ to keep prices elevated in short term

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Household debt-to-income ratio edges lower as interest payments expand

Disposable income increased 3% while household credit market debt edged up 0.8%

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Fitch boosts global GDP forecast

Rating agency sees brighter 2023 for China, U.S., Europe, but trims its 2024 outlook

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Sovereign debt to stay high, boosting credit risk

Governments can't curb borrowing as energy crisis, inflation persist

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Anti-greenwashing efforts carry cost, risk for fundcos

Despite risks, lure of flows, revenues expected to keep managers keen on green funds: Fitch

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Capturing the cost of physical climate risk

Research finds financial fallout of Fort McMurray wildfire comparable to global financial crisis