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TSX launches 2 new indexes on Monday

A third index will be released at a later date

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IIAC concerned about communication between ombudservice, regulator

Proposed rules may put OBSI in a position where it's viewed as having a regulatory function, a letter warns

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Franklin Templeton to terminate Canadian Large Cap Fund

The fund will close around Jan. 17

  • By: Staff
  • November 15, 2019 November 15, 2019
  • 14:36
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SEC awards $260,000 to whistleblowers

Three victims of fraud notified SEC of scheme targeting retail investors

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Four fund managers receive Lipper group awards

The 2019 Lipper Awards honoured strong-performing Canadian mutual funds and ETFs

  • By: Staff
  • November 15, 2019 November 16, 2019
  • 12:40
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Responsible index investing faces obstacles

Integrating the two concepts is popular among investors, but difficult to achieve, says a new report

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Canadian home sales rose 12.9% year over year in October: CREA

The composite index price was up 1.77% to $633,600

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IIROC revokes membership for Jacob Securities

Firm had been suspended since Dec. 2015

  • By: Staff
  • November 15, 2019 November 15, 2019
  • 12:06
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U.S. retail sales inched up in October

Sales increased 3.1% compared with a year ago

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Foreign investors flocked to Canadian corporates in Q3

Statistics Canada data shows positive portfolio flows in Sept 2019

  • By: Staff
  • November 15, 2019 November 15, 2019
  • 11:24
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OSC seeks lawyers to advise on tribunal policy

The Securities Proceedings Advisory Committee provides advice on policy and procedural initiatives

  • By: Staff
  • November 15, 2019 November 15, 2019
  • 10:54
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ASC bans, fines Ponzi schemers

An individual and a firm must pay almost $2.75M

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Wealth management, life and health insurance lead to flat Q3 for Desjardins

Desjardins said it's spent $70 million implementing protections for members following a data breach

Sweden snubs Canadian bonds, citing climate risk

The Riksbank sold its holdings of bonds issued by Alberta

Central bankers’ concern shows growing consensus on climate risk, TD says

There is still uncertainty around measuring and evaluating risks

Housing affordability improves thanks to lower rates, higher incomes

National Bank says the “free-fall” in financing costs this year has been the biggest since 2012

OSFI rejects proposed global capital standard for insurers

Canadian insurers will continue to be subject to existing capital rules

IIROC tackles cyber risk with reporting rule

Firms must report breaches within three days

Wellington-Altus names chief market strategist

James Thorne will assess market trends and form portfolio recommendations

  • By: Staff
  • November 14, 2019 November 14, 2019
  • 11:56

Why CI Financial bought WisdomTree’s Canadian business

CI Financial acquires 14 ETFs with a combined $958 million in assets

October was second-strongest month for ETF inflows

National Bank reports the ETFs had a strong month weeks after the S&P/TSX hit an all-time high

  • By: Staff
  • November 4, 2019 November 4, 2019
  • 16:27

Compounding is a double-edged sword

Breaking down various fee scenarios