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Inflation

Investing in ETFs to guard against inflation

Skyrocketing inflation can affect clients’ wallets and their investment portfolios

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Canadian banks facing increased regulatory scrutiny as they look to close U.S. deals

The Canadian banking industry's push south comes after U.S. President Joe Biden issued a broad executive order calling for increased competition

debt

What’s the impact of a Russian debt default?

A Russian default could have a ripple effect by adding pressure on global debt markets

Canadian parliament in Ottawa

Budget bill receives royal assent

Luxury tax and increased eligibility for the disability tax credit are now law as Bill C-19 passes

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Fund manager fined, banned in OSC settlement

Firm violated securities rules by breaching concentration limits, misleading investors

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Is office space still a compelling investment?

Emerging trends provide insight on potential demand, portfolio manager says

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Energy sector powers this year’s Russell index reconstitution

Energy is the industry with the highest number of companies moving up from the Russell 2000 to the Russell 1000

Federal Reserve Building

U.S. banks ready for severe recession, stress test finds

Annual Fed stress test projects over US$600 billion in bank losses

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Recent investment product news

Find out about the latest launches

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  • June 24, 2022 June 24, 2022
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Banks ramp up bridge funding to PE, VC funds

Squeezed out of commercial lending, banks turning to capital call funding, Moody's says

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Credit card performance stays strong in Q1: DBRS

Card metrics remain improved from last year, and ahead of pre-pandemic levels

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Job vacancies grow in April to just over one million, wages rise in tight market

Payroll stats returned to or exceeded level of February 2020

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Energy stocks give Canadian market its edge in 2022

Canada outperforms U.S. as recent market trends reverse, Morningstar says

ESG investing

ESG policies support shareholder returns

Risk management produces meaningful benefit, research suggests

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Debt in a time of rising rates

How will rising rates affect your clients, particularly those with debt?

Values-based conversations key to ESG investing and KYC requirements

An RIA panel discussed the challenges and opportunities of integrating ESG considerations into know-your-client procedures

Don’t get too far into the weeds of ESG terminology

Whether the label is 'responsible' or 'sustainable' investing, focus on the approaches and not the title, an RIA conference speaker said

How to talk to clients about debt

A holistic approach to clients’ finances can help them prepare for interest-rate hikes and get out of debt faster