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Toronto stock market dips

But the Dow Jones closed above 27,000 for first time

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Recession fears, market highs are cause for caution

Reports from PwC, Manulife and Purpose address the uncertainty

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Global VC market softens, but Canada remains robust

Investment is down slightly in the second quarter, KPMG says

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U.S. consumer prices tick up just 0.1% as inflation stays tame

Jerome Powell cited low inflation as a justification for potentially lowering interest rates

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U.S. companies expected to post second straight quarter of profit declines

Contributing factors include slowing economic growth, trade disputes, previous rate hikes and rising labour costs

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North American stock markets rise on prospect of upcoming U.S. rate cuts

The dollar traded for an average of US76.38¢ on Wednesday

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Hedge funds replacing ‘2 and 20’ with more flexible fees: study

AIMA predicts more fund transparency in the years ahead

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Canadian families are increasingly stuck in their income niche, StatsCan finds

Study notes immigrants are more likely to enjoy upward mobility

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Luxury real estate sales rise in Toronto, Montreal; fall in Vancouver

Sales in Calgary also declined in the first half

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TSX closes higher on Tuesday

Energy sector pushes TSX higher on producer talks to increase Alberta output

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Tough first half for Canadian equity underwriters

Refinitiv reports equity issuance reached just $11.6 billion

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Asset managers cautiously optimistic heading into the second half

Upcoming Fed decision will carry considerable weight

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Demographic pressures facing governments across the Americas

The ratio of elderly to working-age people is rising

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North American stock markets start week lower on fading hopes of U.S. rate cuts

S&P/TSX composite index closed down 79.04 points on Monday

Morningstar to update fund rating system

New system will be more focused on fees and stingier with medals

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Investors turned to fixed income ETFs in June: report

But flows into fixed income were offset by redemptions in equities

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 8, 2019 July 8, 2019
  • 12:16
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Payments sector faces fintech-driven revolution

An EBA report outlines risks and opportunities

Investment banking pricier in 2018, StatsCan reports

Agency reports the Investment Banking Services Price Index rose 5% in 2018

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TSX closes lower as gold prices fall off highs and hopes of U.S. rate cut take hit

The dollar traded for an average of US76.34¢ on Friday

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Why the BoC’s rate announcement will be a balancing act

Economists say central bank must weigh domestic growth against global uncertainty

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 5, 2019 July 5, 2019
  • 15:34
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After a strong first half, where are markets headed?

Financial firms summarize the outlook for stocks, bonds and global growth

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 5, 2019 July 5, 2019
  • 14:45
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Fed repeats pledge to act to sustain economic expansion

The monetary policy report noted increased uncertainty in the economic outlook

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U.S. added a robust 224,000 jobs in June after weak May gain

Strong performance could complicate the Fed’s rate decision