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Cautious Bank of Canada keeps overnight rate in holding pattern

(December 3, 2002) The Bank of Canada kept a steady hand on its key overnight lending rate today, holding it at 2.75%. Inflation and uncertainty were cited as two reasons why the cautious central bank did not alter the overnight rate, which was raised to 2.75% on July 16. “Core and total CPI inflation have […]

By Jim MacDonald |December 3, 2002

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Discover Your Niche

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By Staff |December 3, 2002

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Find international planning opportunities at Advisor Forum Montreal/ Trouver des occasions de planification internationales au Forum des Conseillers à Montreal

(December 3, 2002) A former president of the Institut québécois de planification financière will examine the opportunities in international financial planning in a keynote speech at the Advisor Forum in Montreal on December 12-13. Michel Mailloux will review the rules and risks of international financial planning and the structures and products available in offshore sites. […]

By Jim MacDonald |December 3, 2002

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Fund sales slip again in November

(December 3, 2002) The Investment Funds Institute of Canada is estimating another decline in mutual fund sales for November. Preliminary figures suggest a drop in net sales of between $500 million and $900 million. Still, that’s an improvement from October, says IFIC president and CEO Tom Hockin, when mutual funds saw $1.1 billion walk out […]

By Scot Blythe |December 3, 2002

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