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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


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


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