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Canada’s green bond market poised for growth: DBRS

The country is still a relatively small player compared with the United States, China and France

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TSX moves lower to end weakest week of 2019

U.S. markets post gains

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SEC approves new long-term exchange

LTSE will focus on listing companies that pursue long-term success rather than short-term results

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U.S. inflation subdued in April

Further rate hikes from the Fed may not be necessary.

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Bond market sidesteps trade frictions

Corporate credit market “relatively calm,” says Moody‘s report

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 10, 2019 May 10, 2019
  • 12:15
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April jobs report surprises with biggest one-month gain since 1976

Unemployment rate drops to 5.7% last month

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Sluggish first-quarter markets curb TMX earnings

Derivatives trading and clearing businesses put in strong performance

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 10, 2019 May 10, 2019
  • 10:20

North American stocks drift as U.S. China trade war escalation looms

Market volatility persisted on Thursday

ETFs carry liquidity risks: Moody’s

ETFs track the performance and liquidity of their underlying assets

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Barriers stymie North American banks from expanding insurance distribution

The bancassurance distribution channel is entrenched in Europe and growing in popularity in Asia

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A record Q1 for green bonds, Moody’s reports

Global green bond issuance totalled $47.2 billion

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TSX gets lift on whiff of hope for a trade deal with China and higher oil prices

The June crude contract was up 72¢ on Wednesday

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Many young boomers have no retirement savings

Franklin Templeton study finds boomers who work with advisors are confident about their savings

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 8, 2019 May 8, 2019
  • 13:54

Geopolitical risks rising, but global recession remains unlikely, Citi suggests

But if a global slowdown develops, will governments have the political will to enact fiscal measures?

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Investors should be alert to demographic risks and opportunities, UBS says

Report recommends investors get exposure to countries at different demographic stages

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Stock markets fall on rising concerns about trade war between U.S. and China

Triple-digit decline for the S&P/TSX composite on Tuesday

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Sales tax system hasn’t kept pace with digital marketplace: auditor general

Feds missed out on $169 million in tax from foreign digital vendors

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 7, 2019 May 7, 2019
  • 15:36
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ICOs can work for companies, Bank of Canada paper finds

The finding comes amid reports of failed or fraudulent initial coin offerings

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As global growth stabilizes, portfolios could benefit from currency hedging

Richardson GMP predicts the U.S. dollar could be challenged over the near to medium term

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 7, 2019 May 7, 2019
  • 15:02
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Wealthy investors bullish on global economy, stocks, UBS finds

Survey finds 51% are optimistic about global economic prospects

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Basel III reform implementation remains a work in progress

The Basel Committee has released its latest status report

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Women under-represented on all corporate boards, not just public companies, StatsCan finds

Study finds 56.8% of corporations have no women on their board

Markets mostly recover from deep losses on Trump tweet about China

S&P/TSX composite index closed down less than a point after initially dropping by 167 points on Monday

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Bank of Canada’s Poloz says mortgage market should offer more product choices

The BoC governor said Monday that there are many possible variations on mortgage design

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Wall Street lending less exposed to severe stress than in 2008 crisis

Moody's reports major investment banks are resilient