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Fed holds; projects no rate hikes in 2019

Officials expect economic growth of just 2.1% this year, down from the previous projection of 2.3%.

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Global growth looks weaker, Fitch says

The rating agency has cut its global growth forecasts to 2.8% from 3.1%

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Saskatchewan ruling a relief for insurers, DBRS says

Court ruling found that universal life policies can't be used for unlimited deposits

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Canadian workforce facing demographic shift, StatsCan predicts

A new study forecasts that the workforce will be getting older, more reliant on immigrants

Canada’s main stock index falls on concerns about U.S. trade deal with China

The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 63.27 points on Tuesday

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Alt managers face growing demand for ESG integration

New report finds increasing interest in funds that consider the environment and social responsibility

Toronto stock market hits six-month high on rise in crude oil price

The price of oil surpassed US$59 per barrel

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Fed expected to hold steady on rates

On Wednesday, analysts expect a scaled back projection from two interest rate hikes this year to one — or none at all

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Risks to watch in the Canadian economy

Economists revisit recession fears amid dropping yields, labour market concerns

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M&A activity likely flat in 2019, dealmakers say

Survey respondents predict a 0.2% dip in deal volume from last year

Canadian economy sees record securities inflow in January

Foreign investors piled into Canadian securities, while Canadian investors shed foreign holdings

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Five things to watch for in Canadian business this week

Tuesday is budget day; Couche-Tard releases Q3 earnings; Inflation update on Friday

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Financials help lift Toronto stocks higher

U.S. stock markets also closed up on Friday

DBRS upgrades Home Capital Group

Rating agency notes firm's turnaround

Rising global debt holding back growth, opening up vulnerabilities: central bank

The combined global debt US$240 trillion, BoC warns

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Canadian home sales fall in February, average price down

CREA has updated its outlook for the year

Materials sector leads Toronto market declines

U.S. indices were largely flat on Thursday

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ESG-focused asset managers to benefit from new disclosure rules

The EU has adopted new rules for sustainable investment disclosure

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Canadians saw their debt grow faster than their income in Q4

Seasonally adjusted household credit market debt reached 178.5%

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Rising rates leave households, banks vulnerable to downturn, Moody’s warns

Canadians spent 14.5% of their disposable income on debt repayment in Q4 2018

Toronto index up slightly along with U.S. markets, loonie climbs

The Canadian dollar averaged US75.04¢ on Wednesday

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Pension assets, net income down in Q3, StatsCan says

Both bond and equity holdings declined in the quarter

Toronto stocks close up slightly, loonie up

U.S. stock markets were mixed on Tuesday

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U.S. consumer prices rose slightly in February

Inflation may pick up thanks to higher wages, some economists say

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Fitch sees sunny prospects for Canada’s big insurers

The big three life insurers recorded better results in 2018