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Finding ESG opportunities in a difficult market

Energy's outperformance has challenged sustainable strategies

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China’s GDP outlook dims on pandemic lockdowns

Moody's cut its forecast due to virus concerns and property market turmoil

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Sell-off has created opportunities in global health care

Valuations are looking more attractive for those who can handle the risk

Two golden coins - Bitcoin and Ethereum

After digital asset crash, Canadian crypto companies look to the future

Opportunities for growth lie ahead

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Bond issuance persists amid rising rates

U.S. investment-grade corporate bond market remains active

  • By: Staff
  • May 25, 2022 May 25, 2022
  • 14:06
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European regulator seeks to explain ESG funds’ mysterious outperformance

Portfolio composition explains some but not all of ESG funds' advantages, ESMA finds

  • By: Staff
  • May 24, 2022 May 24, 2022
  • 16:14
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Canadian banks gear up to report tempered Q2 results after a stellar Q1

Analyst says results could lead to negative earnings revisions around fee income growth in wealth management

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Wall Street nears bear market at the end of a bruising week

The benchmark index was down 2% for the day in afternoon trading

Businessmen are skeptical looking at stock market charts.

How rate hikes have impacted Canadian equities

Past tightening cycles provide clues for what's ahead

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How inflation is hitting the health-care sector

Higher input costs are shrinking margins

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Powell: Fed to keep hiking rates until it controls inflation

The Fed chair appeared unconcerned Tuesday about the stock market's sharp decline over the past six weeks

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Geopolitical risk is hard to measure in ESG, and it’s not going away

A panel at the Morningstar Investment Conference discussed Russia and China from a clean energy perspective

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Spending shift, business investment to help inflation fight

But risk of recession remains, CIBC's Tal says

Businessmen are skeptical looking at stock market charts.

Buying opportunity or prelude to recession?

Reports break down how much further tanking markets have to go

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Investors should keep recession in back of mind

The strength of the U.S. economy provides some optimism, PM says

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How advisors are positioning portfolios amid rising rates

Some advisors are looking at GICs, short-term bonds, alternatives and mortgage products for clients

Businessmen are skeptical looking at stock market charts.

Canadian plan sponsors post negative returns in volatile Q1

Plans declined by almost 5% in the first quarter, according to BNY Mellon

  • By: Staff
  • May 9, 2022 May 9, 2022
  • 15:04
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An inconvenient truth about ESG investing

Widespread awareness has not translated into widespread impact

ESG investing

What is a net-zero portfolio?

As companies pledge to eliminate emissions, clients may be asking for portfolios that do the same


Do corporate spinoffs reward shareholders?

Creating value by shrinking

Two golden coins - Bitcoin and Ethereum

SEC: Nvidia failed to disclose crypto as revenue generator

The firm will pay a US$5.5-million penalty but did not admit or deny the SEC's findings

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Social risks bigger than climate for tech sector

Cybersecurity, mental health concerns more important than carbon emissions, Fitch says

  • By: Staff
  • May 5, 2022 May 5, 2022
  • 15:40
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Silver linings after the bond rout

Fixed income investors may need to look to non-traditional sectors

Canadian sustainable funds draw assets in slumping market

It was also another big quarter for product launches, a Morningstar report said

Securities trending down

Investors looking for bright spots after April showers

Bearish sentiment could present a buying opportunity for the brave