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Mawer managers in for the long haul

While in Calgary, managing editor Melissa Shin sat down with two portfolio managers from Mawer Investment Management to speak about their process and strategies: Paul…

Go for the globe

Four experts walk us through some of the issues investors need to take into account when looking to the U.S., the Eurozone, China, and South…

China’s growth slows, spurring stimulus

While the markets are reacting positively to news that Europeans, North American and Japan’s central banks have made dollar swaps cheaper, less attention is being…

  • By: Staff
  • November 30, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

Markets in the Red on Black Friday

It was a slow week for equity markets, but that really comes as no surprise as U.S. markets were closed on Thursday for the Thanksgiving…

No value play in European bonds

The European bond market is bracing for a rough week during which Belgium, Italy, Spain and France will be auctioning their debts. The timing couldn't…

Should your client buy a sports franchise?

Is your rich client a diehard fan of a team that's up for sale? You can help him buy it. Like any investment, the decision…

Commodities prices fell in October

Canada’s major export commodities experienced further price declines in October thanks to ongoing European debt challenges and the failure of the U.S. Congressional Committee to…

  • By: Staff
  • November 24, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

Stay calm in the sea of volatility: PMAC

Stay the course and remain calm. That’s the message from the Portfolio Management Association of Canada’s membership on how to best cope with current market…

Canadians ride out volatility: poll

Canadian investors appear to be a pretty cool-headed lot, with half saying they have remained calm through the latest market volatility and sticking to their…

  • By: Staff
  • November 23, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

Face-off: Is modern portfolio theory dead?

A longtime industry pillar is under attack

Pinnacle Wealth buys exempt market rival

Pinnacle Wealth Brokers has announced the acquisition of Global Exempt Market Solutions, its closest competitor in the exempt market.

  • By: Staff
  • November 22, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 13:08

Gold: Great for uncertainty, not for eurobonds

As media speculation mounts about the possibility of gold becoming collateral for eurobonds, bullion experts in Canada say it's highly unlikely that such a move…

Back-to-back annuities make a comeback

Annuities, those age-old stalwarts of longevity planning, have been popping up on the investment radar with some gusto recently, propelled by recent financial terrors and…

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

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 24, 2018 September 24, 2018
  • 04:30

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