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M&A activity hits record in Q2

Deal volume has now topped 800 for six straight quarters

  • By: Staff
  • August 23, 2019 August 23, 2019
  • 11:25
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June retail sales essentially unchanged: StatsCan

Economists on average had expected a decline of 0.1%

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Ensuring pets are taken care of when your client dies

More pet owners are expressing interest in making provisions for their pets

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Equitable Bank to launch covered bond program

Firm poised to become first mid-size bank to offer covered bonds

  • By: Staff
  • August 22, 2019 August 22, 2019
  • 13:27
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CSA issues guidance for firms that need compliance consultants

The guidance aims to help firms identify and engage appropriate consultants

  • By: Staff
  • August 22, 2019 August 22, 2019
  • 13:44
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PlanPlus announces 2019 Global Financial Planning Awards winners

Three Canadians qualified for the Americas competition

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  • August 22, 2019 August 22, 2019
  • 14:51
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How trade tensions are affecting oil stocks

The uncertainty is creeping into demand outlooks

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OTC derivatives reforms on hold

CSA delays implementation of proposed rules amid concern from industry groups

  • By: Staff
  • August 22, 2019 August 22, 2019
  • 13:46
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Fed officials divided over July rate cut, minutes reveal

Two officials argued for a half-percentage point cut, while others said there should be no cut at all

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RBC reports net income of $3.3B in Q3

Net income for wealth management increased by 11% year over year

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56% of CFA candidates passed Level III exam

The number of women writing CFA tests has more than doubled in five years

  • By: Staff
  • August 21, 2019 August 21, 2019
  • 15:51
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Annual inflation rate hits 2% in July

Prices increased in all eight major categories

Can your client disinherit a child?

A court decision in Nova Scotia has implications for estate planning

Advisor’s Edge launches Prosper, a podcast for financial advisors

The program hosted by Bruce Sellery covers practice management issues

  • By: Staff
  • August 1, 2019 August 1, 2019
  • 16:00
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Wealthsimple takes aim at HNW clients with Grayhawk partnership

The firm serving wealthy families will use the Wealthsimple for Advisors platform

RRSP vs. TFSA: a classic apples and oranges comparison

Identifying clients’ goals will clarify the choice

As population ages, more Canadians find themselves in caregiving role

Many are making sacrifices to juggle their responsibilities with their daily routines

  • By: Staff
  • August 12, 2019 August 12, 2019
  • 12:27

U.S. healthcare options for Canadians

Accessing coverage is complex, but there are solutions