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Armina Ligaya, The Canadian Press

In its March report, the watchdog found ``insufficient'' controls in place to prevent sales of unsuitable financial products

  • November 22, 2018 November 22, 2018
  • 15:17

The big banks are fortifying their defences as the frequency and sophistication of cyberthreats increases

  • November 22, 2018 November 22, 2018
  • 12:02

Desjardins is the latest company to roll out enhanced options for self-directed trading at a lower cost

  • September 13, 2018 September 13, 2018
  • 11:24

Canada’s biggest banks are expected to report yet another strong quarter as the country’s housing market shows signs of stability and rising interest rates add to their bottom lines. Royal Bank of Canada is the first lender to report its fiscal third-quarter results on Wednesday, and most analysts are expecting “solid” growth across the industry, […]

  • August 20, 2018 August 20, 2018
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Toronto-Dominion Bank will buy Saskatchewan-based Greystone Managed Investments Inc. for roughly $792-million in stock and cash, a transaction which the bank says makes its asset management division the biggest money manager in Canada. Acquiring the institutional money manager will add another $36 billion in Canadian assets under management and expertise in real estate, mortgages and […]

  • July 10, 2018 July 10, 2018
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Technology continues to reshape the financial services landscape

  • July 3, 2018 July 3, 2018
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A study by the Ontario Securities Commission suggests 5% of Ontarians own what the regulator calls “cryptoassets” such as Bitcoin or Ether and awareness is increasing, but knowledge is lacking. The online survey conducted in March also showed that 1.5% of respondents say they have participated in an initial coin offering, in which investors usually […]

  • June 28, 2018 June 28, 2018
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The Bank of Canada’s senior deputy governor is calling for more diverse perspectives at the policy decision-making table to avoid falling into an “echo chamber” that reinforces the same viewpoint. Carolyn Wilkins said Friday that while such a move may not seem relevant for a central bank at first, diverse views are crucial as the […]

  • May 11, 2018 May 11, 2018
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The bank also hiked its dividend as it reported a profit of $3 billion

  • February 23, 2018 August 21, 2018
  • 10:42

The forecast for Canada’s biggest banks is bright thanks to U.S. tax reform and higher interest rates, but as they report first-quarter results this week, domestic mortgage demand and the North American Free Trade Agreement could cloud the long-term outlook, analysts say. Earnings estimates for the 2018 fiscal year are being revised upwards by some […]

  • February 20, 2018 August 21, 2018
  • 16:18