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IFIC reports soft fund sales in the month of February

Mutual fund assets increased by 2.3% in spite of slow sales

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U.S. 10-year yield curve inverts

The inversion is an early warning sign of potential recession

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Test index for digital assets being developed by FTSE

The index will track 100 digital assets

  • By: Staff
  • March 22, 2019 March 22, 2019
  • 12:43
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Fidelity to change risk ratings of certain funds

The changes are effective April 1

  • By: Staff
  • March 22, 2019 March 22, 2019
  • 12:41
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IIROC wants to pave the way for tech-enabled advice: report

The SRO will review and clarify KYC and e-signature requirements

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Fiera Capital set to acquire Integrated Asset Management

The deal, valued at $74 million, is expected to close in Q2

  • By: Staff
  • March 22, 2019 March 22, 2019
  • 10:57
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Former hedge fund manager gets jail time for hacking scheme

U.S. authorities say the scheme netted about $30 million in illegal profits

  • By: Staff
  • March 22, 2019 March 22, 2019
  • 10:43
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Canada’s inflation rate ticked higher to 1.5% in February

Broad-based price gains include costs for mortgage interest, vegetables and car insurance

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OSFI regulator appointed head of Basel Committee secretariat

Carolyn Rogers begins a three-year term in August

  • March 22, 2019 March 22, 2019
  • 10:09
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OSC schedules hearing on Bitcoin fund

3iQ is asking the regulator to overturn its decision not to approve the fund

  • By: Staff
  • March 21, 2019 March 21, 2019
  • 14:58
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Conference Board downgrades 2019 growth forecast

The federal budget is unlikely to impact the country’s economic outlook, a report says

  • By: Staff
  • March 21, 2019 March 21, 2019
  • 14:05
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Regulators must embrace digital innovation: C.D. Howe

A new report challenges policymakers to act swiftly

  • By: Staff
  • March 21, 2019 March 21, 2019
  • 12:54
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MFDA looks to harmonize certain investigative powers with IIROC

Proposed changes would allow MFDA investigators to enter a dealer's offices without notice and copy electronic records

  • By: Staff
  • March 21, 2019 March 21, 2019
  • 12:13

Feds to introduce automatic CPP enrolment, raise GIS ceiling

The moves are among several budget measures aimed at retirees

  • By: Staff
  • March 20, 2019 March 20, 2019
  • 14:40

Fed predicts lower growth, no hikes for 2019

Key interest rate was left unchanged on Wednesday

Fitch cuts global growth forecasts

The rating agency predicts Canada’s economy will grow by 1.6% in 2019

  • By: Staff
  • March 20, 2019 March 20, 2019
  • 12:58

Is better tech the key to higher revenue?

Insight for advisors aiming to increase productivity

  • By: Staff
  • March 21, 2019 March 21, 2019
  • 11:59

Canaccord Genuity set to acquire Thomas Miller Wealth Management

The deal is expected to close at the end of Q2

  • By: Staff
  • March 21, 2019 March 21, 2019
  • 11:40

EY predicts global IPO market rebound after slow Q1

Deal volume was down by 74% year-over-year

  • By: Staff
  • March 21, 2019 March 21, 2019
  • 11:09

Six new ESG-focused ETFs launched by RBC iShares

The offering includes four equity ETFs and two bond ETFs

  • By: Staff
  • March 21, 2019 March 22, 2019
  • 12:07

Where do gender-focused funds fit in a client’s portfolio?

Tackling misperceptions about ESG funds

Canadian ETFs have net inflows of $1.3B in February

The month also sees a flurry of new launches

  • By: Staff
  • March 7, 2019 March 7, 2019
  • 11:23