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Toni Gravelle named Bank of Canada deputy governor

Mark Hardisty will also join the central bank for a two-year term as special advisor to the governor


Tories promise to increase age credit

The Conservative Party said it would boost the credit by $1,000 per senior

  • By: Katie Keir
  • September 19, 2019 September 19, 2019
  • 13:11
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Meridian introduces GIC with price matching

Investors can get a higher interest rate during a GIC’s term

  • By: Staff
  • September 19, 2019 September 19, 2019
  • 13:03
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AMF report reveals continuous disclosure deficiencies

More than half of reviewed cases required remedial action

  • By: Staff
  • September 19, 2019 September 19, 2019
  • 12:42

Lucy Iacovelli to lead KPMG’s Canadian tax practice

The industry veteran brings more than 25 years of experience to the role

  • By: Staff
  • September 19, 2019 September 19, 2019
  • 12:29
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OSFI’s tougher oversight benefits the banks

A new OSFI initiative enhances processes for evaluating ESG risks, Moody's says

  • By: Staff
  • September 19, 2019 September 19, 2019
  • 12:23

Advisor’s Edge now owned by Newcom Media

The team, which remains the same, looks forward to thriving under a B2B-focused publisher

  • By: Staff
  • September 19, 2019 September 19, 2019
  • 12:15
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Home prices rose for fourth straight month in August

Price increases were highest in Halifax, Ottawa-Gatineau and Montreal

  • By: Staff
  • September 19, 2019 September 19, 2019
  • 11:45
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Divided Fed makes second consecutive cut

Two officials preferred to keep rates unchanged and one argued for a bigger cut

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Low prices at the pumps slowed inflation in August

Inflation hit 1.9%, falling just short of expectations

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Today’s young investors are starting early: survey

And they’re turning to Instagram to learn about finance

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Credit union announces partnership with Wealthsimple

Advisors at Rapport Credit Union will use Wealthsimple’s advisor services platform

  • By: Staff
  • September 18, 2019 September 18, 2019
  • 11:33
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CWB Financial Group joins gender equity effort

The firm has signed on to the UN Women's Empowerment Principles

  • By: Staff
  • September 18, 2019 September 18, 2019
  • 11:16

Federal government posts $14B deficit in 2018-19

The annual financial numbers haven't shown a surplus since 2006-07

Canada’s population could double in 50 years: StatsCan

Aging is also a factor, with up to 30% of the population forecast to be age 65 or older by 2068

  • By: Staff
  • September 17, 2019 September 17, 2019
  • 12:20

Green Party targets tax loopholes, bank profits as well as carbon emissions

The platform, released Monday, calls for changes to corporate taxes, capital gains and employee stock options

OSC unveils preliminary agenda for annual conference

Conference to feature appearances by Stephen Poloz, global regulators

Raymond James settles with SEC for improperly charging clients

The firm failed to review inactive accounts and also overcharged clients, the SEC found

  • By: Staff
  • September 17, 2019 September 17, 2019
  • 15:03

Fund managers seek greater insight from benchmark data

As data costs rise, managers look for additional value

  • By: Staff
  • September 17, 2019 September 17, 2019
  • 12:37

Horizons adds growth product to portfolio ETF lineup

Units of the Horizons Growth TRI ETF Portfolio began trading Monday

  • By: Staff
  • September 16, 2019 September 16, 2019
  • 11:19

CI to close two ETFs

Funds will be terminated in November

  • By: Staff
  • September 13, 2019 September 13, 2019
  • 10:45

Global net inflows to ETFs/ETPs reach US$3.43B in August

Fixed income products more than doubled their net inflows year over year

  • By: Staff
  • September 12, 2019 September 12, 2019
  • 14:52