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India eases foreign investment rules

India's bid to backstop a sagging rupee, combat market volatility and attract foreign investment, may spell good news for Canadian investors.

Bond fund returns crush equity funds in 2011

The year 2011 will go down in the books as a rough one for equity investors, at least among Canadian mutual funds, as 20 of…

  • By: Staff
  • January 4, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

Taking stock of change

While I paused a live hockey game the other night to grab a snack I got to thinking how the way I experience the NHL…

Fed to offer interest rate forecasts

In a major shift, the U.S. Federal Reserve will start updating the public four times a year on how long it plans to keep short-term…

Forget a cottage; some clients want to own a secluded hideaway

Investing in an island is just like any real estate investment, except that demand often outweighs supply, and the exclusivity draws high premiums.

Faceoff: wading through volatility

Uncertainty isn’t always bad for investors. Experts weigh in on when to wet your feet in rough waters

Start 2012 off right

Over the next five years, dollar and variety stores are expected to perform well by targeting low-income households and thrifty customers. Competition will challenge the…

  • By: Chip Brian
  • January 1, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

Japan: After the earthquake

Kaifukuroyoku is Japanese for resilience and this word perfectly captures the Japanese people’s ability to overcome hardship and disaster this year. Their ability to make…

Goodbye 2011…Bring on 2012!

Any thoughts of a Santa Claus rally going into the holiday season quickly faded this week for the TSX Index as investors witnessed four successive…

Fiera Sceptre JV to offer real estate investment services

Fiera Sceptre has announced the creation of a joint venture with Axia Investments to offer unique national real estate fund vehicles and segregated account management…

  • By: Staff
  • December 15, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 12:05

Home bias not such a bad idea

As the rest of the world struggles to stave off economic hardships—recession in Europe, inflation in the emerging markets—one market has remained relatively safe: Canada.…

  • By: Staff
  • December 15, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

Corporate bonds win over the long term

As the financial crisis of 2008 rolled over into the European crisis of 2011, one investment has remained popular: the U.S. government bond. Even after…

  • By: Staff
  • December 13, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

Sarbit almost fully invested

There are lots of reasons not to buy U.S. stocks: fear, disappointment, a lost decade that threatens to before two. Never one to go with…

Latest market numbers

Go here for the latest TSX numbers. Go here for Canadian market commentary from TMX Money. Go here for global market numbers from Bloomberg’s World…

  • By: Staff
  • September 25, 2018 September 25, 2018
  • 04:30

In this bull run, what’s a balanced investor to do?

What experts say about today's growth market

  • By: Staff
  • September 24, 2018 September 24, 2018
  • 15:26

The way the whistle blows

Comparing the success of investor protection programs in Canada and the U.S.

Legal pot sales could reach $1 billion in fourth quarter: StatCan

Statistics Canada forecasts Canadians could spend more than $1 billion on legal cannabis between October and December this year once marijuana for adult use is…

Country of the month: Germany

Germany is the European Union’s economic powerhouse. The country has had 16 consecutive quarters of GDP growth—its longest upswing since 1991—and is enjoying its lowest…

  • By: Sharon Ho
  • September 21, 2018 September 20, 2018
  • 12:00

AIMA Canada names new chair, executive committee

Belle Kaura, vice-president and chief compliance officer at Third Eye Capital, succeeds Michael Burns

  • By: Staff
  • September 6, 2018 September 6, 2018
  • 16:28