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RBC hikes dividend following flat Q1 profit

The bank’s wealth-management division reported a 39% increase in net income to $597 million in Q1 2018 from $167 million in Q1 2017

OMERS earned 11.5% return in 2017

Equities were best-performing asset class for the Ontario municipal employee’s pension plan

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TD halts credit card purchases of cryptocurrencies

Bank to review and assess the evolving market

  • February 23, 2018 February 23, 2018
  • 16:00
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Annual inflation rate cools to 1.7% in January

Core inflation continues to heat up, reinforcing expectations the Bank of Canada will continue raising interest rates

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IIROC proposes two new enforcement programs

The proposals aim to provide faster resolution and allow the SRO to focus resources on more serious cases


CIBC raises dividend following strong Q1 results

The bank increased its quarterly payment to common shareholders to $1.33 a share after its four strategic business units posted strong results

  • By: Armina Ligaya
  • Source : The Canadian Press
  • February 22, 2018 February 22, 2018
  • 11:15
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Feds urged to act on retirement savings

There are many recommendations for this year's federal budget, but changes to registered plans are front and centre

OSC Dialogue 2017 to feature FCA, SEC executives

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Helping advisors find opportunities for accredited continuing education

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 12, 2018 February 12, 2018
  • 12:30
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Canadian retirees burdened with debt

From credit card debt to a mortgage, retirees struggle with expenses

Canadians dipping into their RRSPs

A new report highlights the steady increase in the amount of money withdrawn from retirement savings to meet short-term needs

  • By: Leah Golob
  • February 15, 2018 February 15, 2018
  • 11:00

Cryptocurrencies and your clients

When your client asks you about bitcoin - or any other speculative investment - remember to consider that client's long-term goals. There are ways to…

Tech Tips: The tech-savvy office

You don't have to be a geek to bring your practice up to technological speed. Just a few upgrades - such as a big-screen TV…