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Fiera reports Q3 profit as assets grow

Assets under management reached $177.7 billion, up 3.9% from the previous quarter

  • By: Staff
  • November 13, 2020 November 13, 2020
  • 11:44
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Bank of Canada further curtailing emergency measures

The central bank is easing supports amid improving market conditions

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Investors find upside in split U.S. government

Less sweeping change may help stabilize markets

Post-election economic issues for Canada to watch

Election results remain uncertain but markets hold steady

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Investors demand diversity within public companies

76% of respondents to an RIA survey said companies should set diversity targets for senior leadership

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The precariousness of low interest rates: Part 2

Why own bonds? It’s about the sign change

  • By: Mark Yamada
  • October 30, 2020 November 3, 2020
  • 09:00
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For investors, cash flows only tell half the story

Don’t fall prey to cash-is-king platitudes

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Deciphering the ESG landscape

Conflicting ratings and lack of standards leave plenty of work for advisors

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How creative should investors get with the 60-40 portfolio?

With low interest rates locked in, some investors are ready to try new strategies

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More oil patch mergers expected after Cenovus-Husky tie-up

Analysts wonder which firm is next

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Pandemic contributing to U.S. dollar weakness

The loonie should benefit from a global recovery

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Covid-19, low oil prices pose challenges for Albertans looking to invest

The province faces hurdles most others in Canada have neither experienced nor understand

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Finesse your fixed-income allocations

Low yields require investors to adjust their portfolios and expectations

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Oil price stall, global uncertainty prompt caution as oil firms roll out Q3 reports

Third-quarter reporting season starts next week

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Logistics, warehousing are real estate winners

A new report from PwC examines the pandemic’s effects on the real estate market

  • By: Staff
  • October 15, 2020 October 15, 2020
  • 11:33

Choppy markets no stockpicker’s delight: S&P DJI

Most active managers underperformed amid extreme volatility

How the U.S. election could affect markets

A Biden victory comes with sector winners and losers

Bond indices

Outlook for provincial bond market ‘stable, if not favourable’

Scotiabank Economics assesses the provinces' finances

  • By: Staff
  • October 8, 2020 October 8, 2020
  • 13:09
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Defensive strategies in a market upswing

Investors need to find the right balance as risks persist

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Portfolio positioning for pandemic uncertainty

Strategic asset allocation can meet the challenges

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Toronto real estate poses bubble risk, UBS says

The Swiss investment bank says Vancouver homes are overvalued

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Downtown office vacancy rates rising

Commercial subleases are flooding the market

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Licence to operate remains top risk for mining companies

Miners must focus on community impact, environmental issues, EY says

  • By: Staff
  • September 30, 2020 September 30, 2020
  • 11:34
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Should investors worry about rising Covid-19 cases?

A bumpy road for markets may lie ahead

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Portfolio positioning for provincial bonds

With central bank support, the bond outlook is positive