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CSA’s review of SROs a ‘golden opportunity,’ say investor advocates

Kenmar Associates hopes the review won’t just rubber-stamp a merger of the MFDA and IIROC

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Change coming to mortgage stress test

The qualifying rate will now reflect mortgage rates offered by lenders

Businessmen are skeptical looking at stock market charts.

Are low-volatility equity ETFs performing as planned?

A five-year analysis of Canadian funds

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Advocis officially launches advisor credential

The Professional Financial Advisor designation could be an approved credential required by title regulation

  • By: Staff
  • February 18, 2020 February 18, 2020
  • 13:47
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Couple charged in connection with CRA scams

The RCMP reports that CRA scams have cost victims $16.8 million over the past five years

  • February 18, 2020 February 18, 2020
  • 12:09
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Corporate leverage at record high, says OECD

And poorer credit quality highlights economic vulnerability

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CIBC partners with RE/MAX to help homebuyers

Homebuyers in Ontario and Atlantic Canada will gain access to the bank's mobile mortgage advisors

  • By: Staff
  • February 18, 2020 February 18, 2020
  • 11:50

Franklin Templeton buying Legg Mason for US$4.5 billion

The deal will create a company with $1.5 trillion in assets under management

Toronto skyline in financial district

HSBC to cut jobs as net profit drops by 53% in 2019

The bank expects to cut 35,000 positions over the next three years

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Proportion of taxpayers contributing to RRSPs decreased in 2018

But StatsCan reports that the number of people contributing to RRSPs has increased

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Fraud conviction lands repeat offender in jail

Unbeknownst to investors, the ex-hudge fund manager had nine prior criminal convictions

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Ever wanted to be a district council volunteer for IIROC? Now’s your chance

IIROC is calling on dealers to nominate candidates

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CI reports record earnings per share in its fourth quarter

The firm's 'belt-tightening' and increased retail sales helped offset net redemptions

Investors may be locked in extended low-yield cycle

The risk of a near-term recession remains low, FTSE-Russell's Robin Marshall says

Debt servicing is better metric for measuring financial risk, report says

The C.D. Howe Institute says financial vulnerability remains low, despite the buildup in household debt

Trump’s Fed nominee questions the need for the central bank’s independence

Judy Shelton hopes to contribute “intellectual diversity” to the Federal Reserve

Alberta man charged with 8 counts of fraud

The ASC alleges the man “fraudulently raised” more than $2 million from investors

Court rules in favour of discount broker in margin account dispute

TD Waterhouse had an “ironclad” reason to sell out a client’s margin accounts, an Ontario court has found

U.S. retail sales see modest increase in January

The slight gain was in line with expectations

Where do thematic funds fit in a portfolio?

ETFs focused on narrow themes can offer diversification, growth or a hedge against index funds

Five new BMO ETFs now trading on TSX

One fund invests in pools of mortgage-backed securities insured under the Canadian National Housing Act

CI to partner with DoubleLine on fixed income funds

The U.S. firm will manage new mutual funds and ETFs

  • By: Staff
  • February 6, 2020 February 6, 2020
  • 12:11