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Trailer-fee class action launched

Lawsuit's goal is to have discount brokerages return trailing commissions to investors

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Mandate change for Counsel Global Small Cap Fund

The U.S. and international mandates will be combined into one global ex-Canada mandate

  • By: Staff
  • January 17, 2020 January 17, 2020
  • 15:10
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SEC charges Portus founder

SEC alleges Boaz Manor concealed his identity from investors in US$30-million fruadulent ICO offering

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Empire Life makes changes to group solutions leadership

Three executives take on new duties

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Slowing economic momentum could prompt rate cut

Investors shouldn't become complacent, CIBC report cautions

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MFDA panel fines, bans rep

Allegations include improper personal financial dealings and misleading investigators

U.S.-China trade deal eases tensions — for now

Fitch Ratings warns the recently signed “phase one” deal doesn’t end the trade war

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HELOC borrowing drops in November

Home equity lines of credit haven't rebounded with the housing market, a Scotiabank report says

  • By: Staff
  • January 16, 2020 January 16, 2020
  • 13:56
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New CSA guidance tackles crypto trading

The regulator has clarified when crypto trading is subject to securities law

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The unexpected realities of retirement

Things don’t always turn out as planned, according to a national survey

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New initiative aims to future-proof the U.S. dollar

The Digital Dollar Project will explore tokenizing the U.S. currency

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U.S. retail sales rose 0.3% in December

Low unemployment rates fuelled consumer confidence

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CEOs need to grow profits soon

Wall Street analysts expect the profits of S&P 500 companies to continue falling

Fed strikes hopeful tone for economic outlook

The U.S. central bank's first 2020 beige book predicts conditions will be "modestly favourable across the nation"

  • By: Katie Keir
  • January 15, 2020 January 15, 2020
  • 17:02

Longevity gains go to wealthy, educated Canadians, StatsCan says

Education- and income-related disparities in life and health expectancy persist and may be growing

Canadian entrepreneurs upbeat despite economic headwinds

Business confidence is down, however, finds BDC

IOSCO makes UTC recommendation official

The global group of securities regulators is calling on firms to synchronize their watches

New acquisition boosts Harbourfront’s private wealth business

Harbourfront Wealth Management has struck a deal to acquire Vertex One’s private wealth division

Agora launches platform for serving small accounts

The new platform offers a range of model portfolios for clients with average account sizes

ETFs in 2020: fixed income and ESG

What to expect after a record 2019

Harvest launches new ETF

The ETF invests primarily in investment-grade U.S. corporate debt

BMO announces changes to several ETFs

An index change, lower risk ratings and clarifications on investment objectives were announced this week

  • By: Staff
  • January 14, 2020 January 14, 2020
  • 11:48