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Big Six banks’ outlook deteriorating: Fitch

Higher net interest income may be the only bright spot for Canadian banks in 2023

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The upside of ESG backlash

Increased scrutiny will create better outcomes for the industry in the long run

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Nervous investors set their sights on bonds again

Higher yields, slowing inflation and a looming recession are drawing investors back to fixed income

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ESG’s inflation conundrum

CIBC’s sustainable investment head says headwinds are short-term

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Crude oil tumbles on report that OPEC+ could hike production

The output decision is expected on Dec. 4

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Sovereign credit conditions to decline in 2023: Fitch

Government finances face pressure from rising rates, slowing growth

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How real assets could fare in a recession

Infrastructure, real estate offer predictable revenues relative to traditional cyclical sectors

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European fund managers outperform U.S. firms on emissions

MSCI research evaluated the carbon intensity of the world's biggest fund firms

  • By: Staff
  • November 15, 2022 November 15, 2022
  • 13:43
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Most retail investors lose on Bitcoin trades: BIS

Investors were lured by rising Bitcoin prices only to suffer trading losses, research finds

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Breaking down opportunities in real estate and infrastructure

Price corrections create attractive entry points for certain sectors

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Cryptocurrencies slump again amid fallout from FTX sale

Shares of publicly traded companies with heavy exposure to crypto were also down

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Outsized ESG claims can challenge investors

How to navigate sustainability data when choosing investments

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Using ETFs as inflation persists

The key is for investors to focus on what they can control

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As rates rise, advisors flock to GICs

Fixed-term deposits reached a record high in mid-2022, ISS reported

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Inflation and the 60/40 portfolio

Some good news — but mostly bad

  • By: Mark Yamada
  • November 7, 2022 November 4, 2022
  • 10:30
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The retirement product gap

Innovation is needed for retirees seeking income

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Should advisors buy shares with inferior voting rights?

Better to focus on whether a company is evolving or stagnating

  • By: Mark Rosen
  • November 7, 2022 November 4, 2022
  • 10:30
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Sustainable bonds gain ground

Strong demand for transition finance to underpin sustainable issuance, Moody's reports

  • By: Staff
  • November 3, 2022 November 3, 2022
  • 13:05
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Expect a pricing reset in real estate next year: PwC

A report outlines the top trends for investors in the sector to consider

  • By: Staff
  • November 3, 2022 November 3, 2022
  • 12:21
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Strategies for fixed income investors as rates rise

As central banks near the end of their hiking cycle, investors should “put cash to work”

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Since Paris, climate-affected debt doubled: Moody’s

Corporate exposure to environmental risk is up sharply since 2015

  • By: Staff
  • November 1, 2022 November 1, 2022
  • 14:33
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Fixed income ETF strategies for challenging markets

Many investors have never experienced these types of returns in their fixed income portfolios

Close-up aerial photo of an oil refinery in the Alberta Oilsands, near Fort McMurray

Time to invest in Canadian oil companies: Nuttall

Investing in the commodity is a "generational opportunity," even amid ESG trends, the manager said

Is it time to buy corporate bonds?

Volatility has provided "an incredible opportunity," PM says

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The lurking risk of greenwashing in Canadian funds

DBRS finds wide divergence in sustainable investing approaches and transparency

  • By: Staff
  • October 25, 2022 October 25, 2022
  • 15:27