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Markets rise on investor optimism

TSX expected to shatter records in 2020 after gaining 2.9% to start year

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Could a mid-year rate cut be on the horizon?

A report suggests the Bank of Canada could be spurred into action before long

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Storm clouds on the horizon?

Despite global political and trade tensions, economic fundamentals remain relatively sound

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North American stock markets again set record highs on positive economic data

S&P/TSX composite index closed up 69.60 points on Thursday

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Phase-one deal eases, but doesn’t end, trade tensions: Fitch

The U.S-China deal underpins the rating agency's global outlook, but uncertainty lingers

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HELOC borrowing fizzles

Growth in home equity lines of credit contracted in November

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 16, 2020 January 16, 2020
  • 13:46
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The truth about retirement

Canadians reveal their misconceptions about when, where and how they would retire

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CEOs got a pass in 2019, but they need to grow profits soon

Analysts forecast a fourth straight quarter of falling profits

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Fed banks optimistic about 2020

The U.S. central bank's first 2020 beige book carries same upbeat message as its late-December forecasts

  • By: Katie Keir
  • January 15, 2020 January 15, 2020
  • 16:58
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North American stock markets set new records

New heights reached after the U.S. and China signed a trade deal

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Sustainable investing spells trouble for the coal sector: Moody’s

A growing demand for sustainability is starting to impact the coal industry's access to capital

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Dividends seen surging in 2020

A report forecasts the U.S. will lead the way in growing shareholder payouts

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Gains in lifespan, health not equal: StatsCan study

High-income, better-educated Canadians live longer, healthier lives

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VC investment hits record levels in Canada: KPMG

Global deal activity declined from 2018, but still posted its second strongest year

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Business confidence down, but companies still plan to invest

Canadian entrepreneurs are more upbeat about their own prospects, finds BDC

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Advisors key to helping clients invest responsibly: survey

Most respondents to an RBC survey said it was important for their advisor to be knowledgeable about RI

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S&P/TSX composite sets new record highs

U.S. stock markets were mixed on Tuesday

  • January 14, 2020 January 14, 2020
  • 16:26

Mummification or being launched into space? Burial options for your client

A report looks at options ranging from plastination to being planted as a tree

ICE to launch ESG data service

The exchange aims to meet growing investor demand for ESG data

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Massive bushfires highlight rising climate risk

More frequent, intense disasters pose a long-term threat

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Mortgage borrowing slows in November

Evidence suggests more Canadians are turning to reverse mortgages

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 14, 2020 January 14, 2020
  • 13:17
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Millennials worry more about money than older Canadians: poll

A survey commissioned by Scotiabank found that worrying decreases with age

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BMO announces changes to several ETFs

An index change, lower risk ratings and clarifications on investment objectives were announced this week

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 14, 2020 January 14, 2020
  • 11:48
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TSX hits new highs as investors move beyond Middle East geopolitical angst

The S&P/TSX composite index hit an all-time high of 17,301.76 on Monday

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Business Outlook Survey suggests business confidence up, Prairies still weak

Many firms expect to benefit directly from U.S. demand