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Push for gender equality to accelerate post-pandemic: Moody’s

A report says there are social and economic benefits to workforce inclusion

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Higher inflation temporary, no rate hikes in sight, Powell says

The U.S. central bank's current policy stance is appropriate, the Fed chair said

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What to look for in global dividend ETFs

Total returns for the category lagged last year, but many funds offer healthy payouts

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New SEC unit will tackle misconduct involving ESG

The new task force will look at issuers' climate risk disclosure, plus issues with investment ESG strategies

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Hedge fund managers share secrets to early-pandemic success

Award winners discussed Covid-19 playbooks and interest rates at a showcase this week

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Wealthsimple sells U.S. business to Betterment

All accounts will be transferred by June 2021

  • By: Staff
  • March 4, 2021 March 4, 2021
  • 14:30
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U.S. authorities secure guilty plea from crypto fraudster

The man was charged in connection with a US$16-million fraud two years ago

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Four tipsters, but just two awards

The pair of tipsters who have denied an award didn't provide info that contributed to the investigation, the SEC said

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Women’s employment worsens dramatically during pandemic

Ten times more women have left the workforce than men in the past year

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Alts become a de-risking tool for more DB plans

Almost three-quarters of pensions surveyed by RBC Investor & Treasury Services expressed interest in alternative investments

  • By: Staff
  • March 4, 2021 March 4, 2021
  • 10:51
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U.S. corporate profits ended 2020 on a positive note

This marks the first quarter of growth for the S&P 500 since the pandemic began

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Schemes spread via social media are a top investor threat, regulators say

Fraud may involve cryptoassets, precious metals and foreign exchange

Tips for taxpayers with repaid CERB error on tax slips

Don't file without an amended slip, EY Canada suggests

Hot housing market boosts non-bank lending: StatsCan

Mortgages surged in Q3, while deferrals and loans in arrears dropped

RBC warns of ‘overheating’ housing market as Toronto passes $1M price milestone

The fear of missing out is taking hold even in smaller markets, a report said

No sales tax for Alberta in latest budget

The provincial budget pinned hopes of a recovery on higher oil prices, drawing mixed reaction

Bank ombuds adds consumer advocate to board

New director to push consumer-friendly innovation at ADR's complaint body

Investor frenzy accelerates Canada’s stock market activity in February, says TMX

Total volume more than doubled year over year

After riding out pandemic, U.S. fund industry poised for growth: ISS

Index funds will claim over half of U.S. industry assets by 2025, a report said

Canadian ETF flows reach $6.6B in February

The month saw 18 product launches

  • By: Staff
  • March 3, 2021 March 4, 2021
  • 11:47

CI GAM proposes Bitcoin fund merger

Amid a flurry of activity in the crypto fund space, the race is now on for the first Ether ETF

Evolve launches Bitcoin ETF

The fund is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange

  • By: Staff
  • February 17, 2021 March 5, 2021
  • 09:15