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TSX dips slightly despite signing of revised North American free trade deal

S&P/TSX composite index closed down 0.15 of a point

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Outlook stable for Canada’s banks: Moody’s

The rating agency said the country's banks have solid liquidity and capital positions

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How the Liberals’ new tax cut might impact your clients

A boost in consumption is expected to be small, but the extra cash could be welcomed by those struggling with debt

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Aspiring investors don’t know where to find advice: survey

Almost two-thirds of respondents said they didn't know the options for getting investment advice

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Global insurance sector stable in 2020 amid low rates, Moody’s says

The rating agency says life insurers have adapted products to a low-rate environment

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U.S. and Canadian stock markets fall as investors digest strong Friday gains

S&P/TSX composite index closed down 46.12 points on Monday

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Wealth of Canadians divided along racial lines: report

Only 8% of racialized Canadians reported some capital gains in 2015

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TSX soars, loonie dips

Canadian dollar lost almost half a cent while TSX composite index gained 140 points

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Report urges changes to tax treatment of RRSPs, DC plans

Proposed changes would increase RRSP limits and better reflect today’s economic and demographic realities, ACPM says

Fitch bumps Canada’s GDP forecast higher

The rating agency cited steady consumption and a firm labour market

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Stress testing for climate risks is coming: NBF

Report examines the role of regulators and central bankers in combating the effects of climate change

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Economy lost 71,200 jobs in November, unemployment rate climbs to 5.9%

The loss in jobs came as both full-time and part-time employment decreased

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Sexual harassment a due-diligence issue

Institutional investors increasingly ask about harassment issues at portfolio-management firms

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Canada’s main stock index down

U.S. stock markets were relatively flat on Thursday

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Home ownership a ‘pipedream’ for many millennials: poll

Almost half of young homeowners said they received financial assistance from their parents

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Outlook for global banks turns negative: Moody’s

Weak economic growth, low rates and challenging operating conditions are factors

Financial industry venture funding rises in Q3

U.S. deals lead the pack

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TD’s quarterly earnings down in ‘challenging’ environment

The bank earned $2.86 billion in the fourth quarter, down from $2.96 billion a year earlier

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Bank of Canada says economy remains resilient

BoC deputy governor cites on-target inflation and strong job market

  • By: Craig Wong
  • December 5, 2019 December 5, 2019
  • 10:33
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Toronto stock index climbs along with U.S. markets as crude jumps, fears ease

S&P/TSX composite index climbed 5.16 points on Wednesday

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Weak growth, Fed uncertainty mark U.S. forecasts

Chief economists are divided on what the Fed's next move will be

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How institutional investors are protecting their portfolios

Two surveys uncover where these investors are allocating assets

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 4, 2019 December 4, 2019
  • 14:22
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Wealthy, young investors driving shift to ESG, Cerulli reports

Demand for investments that consider ESG criteria is gaining traction with U.S. high-net-worth investors

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Provincial outlook stable for 2020, Moody’s says

The rating agency forecast Canada's real GDP growth will be 1.6% next year

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New centres shine in global fintech ranking

Report also notes Canada's fintech strengths