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Positioning your book for a sale

There's more than one approach to advisor succession

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U.S. CEOs’ payout targets may be too easy to hit, research suggests

Proportion of execs with target or above-target payouts fails to align with best practice

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Employment insurance ranks rise: StatsCan

Number of workers collecting jobless benefits jumped 6% in July

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CSA proposes WKSI model

Proposal aims to ease regulatory costs, encourage capital formation by mature issuers

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U.S. applications for jobless benefits fall to lowest level in nearly 8 months

Labour market continues to show strength in the face of elevated interest rates

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Fraud in mortgage, credit card, auto sectors rises amid interest rate hikes

If high rates persist, fraudulent activity could accelerate

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Alberta deserves more than half CPP assets if it exits program: report

Province would be entitled to 53% of the national pension plan's pool by 2027

The Bank of England.

BoE joins Fed in keeping interest rates unchanged after inflation declines

The U.K. central bank kept its interest rate unchanged at a 15-year high of 5.25%


Crypto company wrong to cancel options, court finds

Power to award options lies with board, not management

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U.S. fund industry slams new SEC fund-name rules

Regulator aims for truth in advertising, seeks to combat greenwashing

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Fed keeps rates unchanged but signals likelihood of another hike this year to fight inflation

Policymakers made clear Wednesday that they aren't close to declaring victory over the worst bout of inflation in 40 years


Bank of Canada watching its words to avoid rate cut speculation, summary reveals

Governing council said holding rates steady was the right decision for now, but worried about misinterpretation

Corporate diversity

Small venture capital player becomes symbol in fight over corporate diversity policies

Fearless Fund co-founder says it will take trillions of dollars to close the racial and gender gap in venture capital funding

Canadians report financial security concerns as inflation hammers savings

RBC 2023 Financial Flexibility Poll finds that 77% of survey respondents say they would like to save more but can't

  • By: Staff
  • September 20, 2023 September 20, 2023
  • 11:41

Chinese officials express faith in economy, keep interest rates steady

Upbeat tone contrasts with fears that China’s economic concerns could dent global and regional growth

U.K. inflation dips in August, though Bank of England still set to raise rates

Consumer prices index moderated to 6.7% in the year August, down from 6.8% in July

FSRA publishes final fee rule for its sectors

The rule includes the regulator's fee calculations for credentialing bodies

  • By: Staff
  • September 19, 2023 September 19, 2023
  • 16:32

Task force issues disclosure recommendations for nature, biodiversity risk

The aim is informed capital allocation decisions

Job vacancies decline, wage growth pressures ease in Q2

Signs of labour market slack emerge in the second quarter, StatsCan says

Product news: Hamilton introduces first covered-call bond ETF

Plus, RBC iShares launches five thematic funds

  • By: Mark Burgess
  • September 13, 2023 September 13, 2023
  • 09:24

Cash ETFs remain popular while energy funds see historic outflows

Fixed-income ETFs continued their dominance in August, according to National Bank Financial

U.S. appeal court ruling could open door to crypto ETFs

Grayscale Investments won its challenge of an SEC decision

  • By: Staff
  • August 29, 2023 August 29, 2023
  • 16:45

Ex-broker pleads guilty in crypto fraud case

Clients' assets misappropriated rather than invested, U.S. authorities charged

Proposed class action alleges B.C. failed children

Government should have opened RESPs, RDSPs for kids in its care, suit claims

SEC alleges Virtu failed to guard client data

Firm rejects regulator's allegations, cites political motive for action