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Gender diversity a work in progress at banks

Larger banks more diverse, research finds, but link to rating performance unclear

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Corporate bonds remain stable, so far

Credit spreads could widen if further Covid-19 restrictions are imposed, PM says

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Equity sectors to watch after Liberal win

Banks, insurers and green energy companies may be affected by new policies

  • By: Mark Burgess
  • September 21, 2021 September 21, 2021
  • 14:30
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Why Asia-Pacific equities are lagging

Pandemic restrictions and a Chinese tech crackdown have weighed on markets

Fitch slashes default forecast for U.S. high yield

The pandemic has produced much less credit stress than the 2008 financial crisis

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Financials crack TSX top 30

The exchange's top performers were miners and small caps

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Using stocks as inflation protection

PM shares three Canadian picks

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Equities outlook positive despite Delta spread

CIBC's Craig Jerusalim says “we've seen the playbook before”

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Uncertainty rises after summer of market highs

The S&P 500 has registered more than 50 all-time highs this year

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Reconciliation-focused investments could be coming

Indigenous businesses represent a huge untapped investment opportunity, experts say

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Have financials already had their moment?

At this point in the recovery, PM prefers tech and health care

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Profits prove resilient amid third wave, StatsCan says

Life insurers saw Q2 profits rise amid fewer claims and favourable foreign exchange rates

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Canadians paid down record amount of debt amid pandemic, StatCan says

Mortgage debt, however, rose by a record $99.6 billion

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Big Canadian banks set to release earnings as economy shifts to reopening

Earnings kick off Tuesday with Scotiabank and BMO

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Ontario Teachers’ posts $8.6-billion mid-year gain

The pension fund's net return was 3.8% for the six-month period that ended June 30

  • By: Staff
  • August 23, 2021 August 23, 2021
  • 11:44
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Canadian investors piled into U.S. stocks in June: StatsCan

Foreign investors resumed equities buying, parked billions in money markets

Competitive Edge

Inflation provides opportunity for bottom-up stock pickers

Market-leading companies could distance themselves from smaller competitors

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Race and ethnicity disclosures improving, but large gaps remain

Sustainalytics examined North American company disclosures within a five-year period

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Equities may face margin pressure in months ahead

Most S&P 500 companies beat expectations in the most recent quarter as sales growth soared, but managers warn that strength may not last

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Loonie has more room to rebound

The greenback and euro face headwinds, while emerging markets offer opportunities

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Canadian pension plans post positive returns in Q2

Better fixed income returns led to stronger results than in the first quarter

  • By: Staff
  • August 3, 2021 August 3, 2021
  • 14:44
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Market risks to monitor

Covid-19 is far from over, but prepared investors can withstand its effects

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Considering gold amid rising inflation

Forecasting the precious metal's price proves problematic

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Bitcoin: Disruptive technology or digital Beanie Baby?

Putting cryptocurrencies in perspective