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IMF upgrades U.S. forecast, downgrades outlook for global economy

Projections include 2.6% growth in U.S., 1.5% growth in Canada

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CEO of TD Ameritrade to step down in 2020

Tim Hockey did not explain his decision to leave

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Prospect of ‘no deal’ Brexit rises as Johnson confirmed as PM

Economists predict a recession if the U.K. leaves the EU without a deal in place

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CI Investments changes subadvisor on funds

Certain funds also have a new lead PM, while risk ratings of others have been changed

  • By: Staff
  • July 22, 2019 July 22, 2019
  • 12:27
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Will the ECB cut rates before the Fed?

The bank's next policy meeting is on Thursday

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Mackenzie shakes up portfolio management for 26 funds

Nelson Arruda takes over portfolios managed by the departing Alain Bergeron

  • By: Staff
  • July 22, 2019 July 22, 2019
  • 10:44
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Equifax to pay up to $700M in data breach settlement

Settlement includes up to $425M in monetary relief to customers

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Genus Capital Management to pay back $1.67 million to clients in settlement with BCSC

The violation involved using 'soft dollars' to develop in-house software

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MFDA proposes changes to CE accreditation process

Regulator may outsource task of accrediting CE activity to third-party firms

  • By: Staff
  • July 19, 2019 July 19, 2019
  • 16:48

Alain Bergeron named EVP, CIO at iA Financial Group

He replaces Michel Tremblay, who retired at the end of May

  • By: Staff
  • July 19, 2019 July 19, 2019
  • 15:59
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FSRA seeks members for pension advisory committees

The committees will advise Ontario's new financial services regulator on three pension-related areas

  • By: Staff
  • July 19, 2019 July 19, 2019
  • 15:45
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Caldwell Investment Management to pay $1.8 million for best execution violations

The OSC found the firm directed client trades through an affiliated dealer when better terms were available elsewhere

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Court rules in favour of former Manulife employee

Senior customer relationship manager announced plans to retire, then decided to stay with the company

  • By: Staff
  • July 19, 2019 July 19, 2019
  • 14:14

Mortgage stress test is now less stressful

The Bank of Canada has lowered its qualifying rate by 20 basis points

Retail sales dip in May on lower grocery and liquor spending

Lousy weather may have contributed

With a July cut almost assured, how far will the Fed go?

Reports examine central bank approaches to risk and uncertainty

Scotiabank closes first green bond offering

The bank sold US$500 million of 3.5-year bail-in notes

  • By: Staff
  • July 19, 2019 July 19, 2019
  • 11:20

OSFI proposes revisions to banks’ liquidity, capital rules

Regulator plans to implement revisions by Jan. 1, 2020

  • By: Staff
  • July 18, 2019 July 18, 2019
  • 17:31

Boomers worried they aren’t saving enough: survey

Also, a separate survey finds that female investors in Alberta lack confidence

  • By: Staff
  • July 18, 2019 July 18, 2019
  • 15:09

Vanguard lowers risk ratings on ETFs

Changes affecting 13 funds are effective immediatly

  • By: Staff
  • July 19, 2019 July 19, 2019
  • 12:12

Picton Mahoney launches alt fund, ETF lineup

New fund aims to maximize total return through income and capital appreciation

  • By: Staff
  • July 16, 2019 July 16, 2019
  • 12:45

Why use multifactor ETFs?

Breaking down the products and how they fit into portfolios

  • By: Staff
  • July 9, 2019 July 9, 2019
  • 16:00