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Advisors may bump up thematic ETF exposure in 2022: survey

An Evolve survey suggests advisors are positive on ETFs as a whole, with thematic funds topping the list

  • By: Katie Keir
  • September 17, 2021 September 18, 2021
  • 15:14
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PACE Securities CEO faces temporary ban after IIROC settlement

The settlement follows the firm's liquidation last year

  • By: Staff
  • September 16, 2021 September 16, 2021
  • 17:52
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Canadian investors pared back foreign holdings: StatsCan

Meanwhile, foreign investors continued adding Canadian securities in July

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Proposed sustainability board could be key for ESG reporting: Fitch

The proposed creation of the ISSB — potentially headquartered in Canada — could lead to a globally accepted ESG framework

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IIROC will host panel on inclusion for advisors

The online event on Oct. 13 will focus on diversity issues for frontline staff

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Biden faces limits of $1.9-trillion Covid-19 aid as some states resist

White House officials harbour frustrations over the slow pace of distributing money for some of its programs

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SEC settles with RBC unit over bond allocations

So-called bond flippers prioritized over retail, institutional clients, regulator alleged

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Madoff victims to see another payout

More than US$4 billion in total is expected to be returned to Madoff's investors

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RBC announces executive changes

The changes are tied to members of RBC's group executive committee

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Fitch downgrades GDP forecasts amid supply woes

Shortages crimp global growth, cloud Canada's outlook

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Insurers, regulators must prepare for possible future pandemics

Insurers and regulators alike should review existing capital rules, along with other risk measures

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Why Asia-Pacific equities are lagging

Pandemic restrictions and a Chinese tech crackdown have weighed on markets

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Federal Reserve reviews ethics policies after prolific trading uncovered

Two regional Fed presidents traded excessively last year

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FAIR Canada blasts banks for trimming shelves

The advocacy group calls for action to preserve competition and protect investors

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Regulators must face the rise of the machines

IOSCO sets guidance on overseeing AI use for investment firms, asset managers

Cloud computing transforming brokerage industry, report says

Technology presents opportunities as well as challenges for firms, FINRA said

How to make good use of Monte Carlo projections

Projections are essential for planning but they rely on the quality of the variables used

FCAC releases new financial literacy strategy

The government agency hopes to make the financial system more accessible and inclusive

  • By: Staff
  • July 14, 2021 July 14, 2021
  • 12:22