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Most Canadians see value in financial advice, poll finds

Plans for RRSP contributions remain consistent despite the pandemic

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Inflation rate slowed to 0.7% in December, StatsCan says

Air transportation prices fell 14.5%

Covid-19 accelerates the rise of “stakeholder capitalism”: S&P

The purpose of the corporation is undergoing a fundamental transformation

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Most capital gains tax isn’t paid by the wealthy, report argues

Excluding capital gains from income gives "a truer picture" of who pays the tax, according to a Fraser Institute report

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Income inequality worse than previously thought: report

Low-paying jobs have disappeared, while high-paying jobs have increased dramatically

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 19, 2021 January 19, 2021
  • 13:37
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Many Covid-19 business casualties were in financial trouble before the virus hit: StatsCan

Current crisis unusual as insolvencies dropped despite severe economic shock

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Consumer confidence sags thanks to lingering pandemic

MNP's Consumer Debt Index recorded its lowest score since it started measuring in 2017

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Foreign investors snap up federal debt, bank stocks

Portfolio inflows resumed in November, StatsCan reports

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Upbeat entrepreneurs signal improved investment intentions for 2021

A quarterly survey shows entrepreneurs are the most optimistic since the pandemic began

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China’s economy grows in 2020 as rebound from virus gains

Growth in the three months ending in December rose to 6.5% over a year earlier

ESG influence set to rise in 2021: Fitch

Growing role for sustainability among financials will spread to issuers

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Banks well-armed for uncertain economy: DBRS

Profits likely to remain under pressure in 2021, but capital and liquidity are strong

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Home sales hit record in 2020

December sales were up 47.2% compared with a year earlier

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U.S. retail sales fell in December

They fell for a third straight month amid a surge in virus cases

Sustainable finance set records in 2020: Refinitiv

New all-time highs for sustainable debt, equity issuance

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Forecast remains gloomy for Canadian bank ratings: Fitch

Little room for upside, lots of potential for downside in banks' ratings

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Renewed restrictions take a bite out of spending, growth: TD

Consumer spending at year-end returned to springtime lows

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Global dividends to recover in 2021: IHS Markit

After slumping last year, payouts expected to grow 6.5% in 2021

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U.S. mortgage rates poised to rise as Treasury yields surge

The yield on the 10-year Treasury briefly hit 1.18% earlier this week

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U.S. unemployment claims jump to 965,000 as virus takes toll

Jobless claims reach highest levels since August

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U.S. deficit is 61% greater than same period a year ago

The government's shortfall is a record-breaking $572.9B

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Insolvency stats don’t capture small business vulnerability: report

TD Economics explains why the drop in business insolvencies isn't good news

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 13, 2021 January 13, 2021
  • 15:15
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U.S. consumer prices rose 0.4% in December

The increase was the largest in four months

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OSFI’s attention to climate risk a positive for banks: Moody’s

The regulator's initiative will push banks to address rising ESG risks, says a new report

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Push for herd immunity drives Covid-19 vaccine market: Morningstar

The U.S. is expected to achieve herd immunity by May, but global immunity won't be seen until 2023