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Canadian ETF inflows hit $2.7B in August

While low-cost investments continue to gain ground, some active mutual funds are thriving south of the border

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 5, 2019 September 5, 2019
  • 13:22
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Bank earnings feeling the effects of global uncertainty

Revenue growth was tempered by higher operating expenses and provisions for credit losses, a DBRS report says

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Insolvencies rise in July

However, consumer bankruptcies are down year over year

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North American stock markets rebound on positive geopolitical news

S&P/TSX composite index closed up 49.61 points on Wednesday

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Online ID is more important than money to many, survey finds

52% say it's more important to protect their identity than their money

Money on the mind: survey finds Canadians worry about finances while on the job

Canadian employees are distracted by their personal financial situation

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Client demands overtake regulation as industry’s top concern

Investors increasingly focus on fees, socially responsible investing and service delivery, a new survey finds

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North American stock markets fall on new tariffs and weak manufacturing data

The Dow Jones was down 285.26 points on Monday

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All eyes on Bank of Canada’s rate decision, view of global economic climate

The main focus Wednesday will be on the bank's accompanying analysis

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First-time homebuyers optimistic about new government incentive: poll

BMO finds enthusiasm for the plan — but will homebuyers qualify?

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 3, 2019 September 3, 2019
  • 15:14
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Reinsurers’ outlook stable, Moody’s says

Even as climate change imperils profits, reinsurers' capitalization is strong

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TSX up, American markets mixed ahead of long weekend

S&P/TSX composite index rose 57.58 points on Friday

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Trade tensions undermining global growth: Fitch

GDP growth rates have declined in the past year across most of the world's large economies, rating agency says

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Sentiment improves for Canadian small businesses

Relatively strong domestic conditions are countering global uncertainty

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 30, 2019 August 30, 2019
  • 12:24
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Most ESG funds above average, RIA reports

Association highlights long-term value of ESG investing

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Economy surprises with 3.7% growth in second quarter

StatsCan says it was the strongest quarter since 2017

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North American stock markets close higher

Oil gained ground, while gold slipped on Thursday

Big banks fail to inhale lucrative pot sector

Smaller banks and credit unions have been servicing the industry, Fitch notes

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Amid spike in volatility, global market cap rose in the first half, WFE reports

The Asia-Pacific region led the way in the first half, jumping 21.3%

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Canadian companies prioritize shareholder payouts over pension deficits, report finds

Two-thirds of the companies reviewed could eliminate their pension funding deficits in a given year, the CCPA says

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Energy sector helps boost stocks in Toronto

U.S. stock markets also edged higher on Wednesday

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TD, RBC lead fixed-income rankings, Greenwich reports

Increases in market share come amid the surge in high-grade credit trading

Practical financial goals outweigh dream goals for many: Poll

The poll also finds that more than one-third of Canadians aren't saving for either type of goal

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 28, 2019 August 28, 2019
  • 10:44
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Higher gold prices help TSX to move higher and offset latest recession warning

S&P/TSX composite index closed up 84.80 points on Tuesday

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Moody’s downgrades outlook on global investment banks

Banks' profitability is expected to be challenged over the next 12 to 18 months