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Ottawa; July 1, 2021: The National Arts Centre displays a message of support for the cause of reconciliation after the unmarked graves of Indigenous children who attended residential schools were found.

How to invest for reconciliation

There are ample opportunities for investors to act in support of Indigenous communities

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Consider commodities after broad-based price strength

Energy, steelmaking coal and fertilizer make analyst's watchlist

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Time to target greenwashing, says IOSCO

Proposals aim to combat investor protection issues arising in ESG investing

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Expect another solid year for corporate bonds

With default risk down, corporates should beat sovereigns again

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Canadian commercial real estate pointing to post-pandemic economic upswing: CBRE

Sublets, which flooded the market during the pandemic, are now in demand

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Poor disclosure of employee information hampering ESG investors: report

ESG information will remain "patchy and haphazard" until disclosure is regulated

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Russell U.S. indexes reconstitution reflects widespread recovery

The breakpoint between large and small caps reached a record, and style took a cyclical tilt

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Greenwashing a growing challenge for Canadian investors

More asset managers are developing a proprietary approach to ESG data

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Navigating the outlook for U.S. equities

Investors grapple with uncertainty despite upward earnings revisions

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Bonds lure cross-border investors in April: StatsCan

As equity markets hit new highs, investors piled into bonds

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Preparing for inflation, whether it’s temporary or not

Investors should consider how rising prices could affect their portfolios

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Equities’ climb could continue

Economic momentum would support market upside

Bond indices

With bond yields low and rising, what is the price of safety?

Consider liquidity and security before shifting portfolios too far in favour of equities

Catastrophe bond issuance continues to grow after record year: Moody’s

Emerging threats such as climate change and cyber attacks could drive more growth

  • By: Staff
  • June 10, 2021 June 10, 2021
  • 15:48
ESG investing

Breaking down trends in ESG products

Divestment and green bonds are gaining traction, while impact funds may be the way of the future

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M&A activity hits record high in Q1: Crosbie & Co.

Tech sector was hot, and cross-border deals were robust

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Investors set to benefit from Canadian banks’ bounceback

More upside for banks could follow their recent strong earnings season

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Pandemic winners could lead M&A spree

Some companies are in a position to seek greater market share

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Investing opportunities as health care goes high tech

Understanding innovation in the sector helps reveal top stocks

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Big banks could be big dividend winners

When restrictions are lifted, expect accumulated capital to flow to shareholders

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Strong demand, constrained supply boost near-term price prospects for metals

As recovery gains traction, Fitch forecasts higher mining prices

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New stress test may moderate housing: BMO

The rule changes, effective June 1, could push buyers to seek more affordable homes

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Tilting away from traditional fixed income

Investors must manage interest rate risk this year and beyond

  • By: Staff
  • May 21, 2021 May 25, 2021
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Is the tech boom over?

History lessons from the Nifty Fifty

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When bond ratings slip, investors shrug

Moody's research finds that "fallen angels" don't move markets as much anymore