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2019 Outlook for Canada’s banks is stable

Strong recurring profit will remain a key credit strength: Moody’s

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Markets fall amid continued volatility

Dow plunges more than 550 points

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Economy added 94,000 jobs in November

Unemployment rate down to new 40-year low of 5.6%

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Markets partially recover from steep losses

TSX tumbles 1.6%

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Impact from lower oil prices likely won’t be as bad as 2015: Poloz

Interest-rate hikes will still be needed over time

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Outlook stable for global asset managers: Moody’s

Companies shift to service-centered relationships that are portfolio and fee-based

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Canadian trade deficit grew in October

Oil prices weighed on exports

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Banks’ creditworthiness will remain stable in 2019: Moody’s

Trade tensions and a “no-deal” Brexit pose the greatest sources of uncertainty and risk

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FTSE Russell and Sustainalytics unveil ESG index partnership

The first products will be introduced in early 2019

Credit outlook remains stable for Canadian companies: Moody’s

Trade disputes and protectionism will dampen exports, but the USMCA removes uncertainties

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Fitch raises growth outlook for Canada

Global economic growth is slowing and becoming less well-balanced

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BoC holds interest rate at 1.75%

Canada’s central bank keeps eye on oil slump, investment

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BoC expected to hold benchmark interest rate unchanged

Lower growth prospects expected to reinforce Stephen Poloz’s strategy of moving very gradually on rate increases

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North American markets plunge

Dow drops nearly 800 points on recession fears

Nasdaq acquires financial data provider Quandl

The exchange operator plans to combine the Toronto-based firm with its existing analytics hub business

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TSX gets lift from U.S. China trade truce, oil production cuts

Canadian dollar posts biggest daily gain since Oct. 1

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Economic headwinds rising in 2019: Fitch

Rating agency may change ratings for Canada’s banks as institutions issue more bail-in eligible debt

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TSX posts slight gain to end November

Dow gains 200 points

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Outlook for Canadian life insurers remains stable: Fitch

Rating agency expects the big life insurers to produce strong results in 2019, with returns in the low- to mid-double-digit range

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Pace of Canadian economic growth slowed in Q3 2018

Growth in household spending slowed to 0.3% in the quarter

  • By: Craig Wong
  • November 30, 2018 December 26, 2018
  • 11:50
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Energy sector helps push TSX higher

U.S. markets close lower

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TSX enjoys largest rally in nearly three years

Fed chairman suggests possible pause in interest rate hikes

Rating outlook stable for Canada, U.S. in 2019: Fitch

Canada’s credit rating is supported by its large and diverse economy and track record of fiscal adjustment

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U.S. asset managers’ AUM, net flows under pressure in Q3 2018

Average AUM growth slows despite strong equity market performance

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Fitch boosts Canadian coverage

Credit rating agency adding five senior analysts to it Toronto office