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NASAA targets deadbeat brokers

Model rule, if implemented by regulators, would add enforcement teeth to arb awards, sanctions

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Consumer sentiment in Canada posts biggest drop since pandemic onset amid inflation

A new survey by the Conference Board of Canada indicates consumer confidence decreased 11.7 points in May

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Crypto adoption poses risks to emerging markets

Shift to crypto could boost financial inclusion, but may weaken monetary policy efficacy

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Household debt rises in the face of rate hikes

Credit card debt rises for second straight month, outpacing mortgage growth

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Industry moves this week

A roundup of the latest advisor and executive moves

G7 gives thumbs up to ISSB disclosure standards plan

Pursuit of global climate standards needs industry, policymaker participation

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Inflation could be back on track next year, CIBC report says

Certain factors will assist monetary policy

  • By: Staff
  • May 19, 2022 May 19, 2022
  • 16:41
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Former rep fined, banned for misappropriated client money

MFDA alleged over $300,000 was taken through early GIC redemptions, withdrawals

Performance Metrics

Economy faces a reset, not a recession: TD

Rising rates will raise debt costs, curb spending, slow housing markets — but strengths persist

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Housing price pressures ease in April: StatsCan

Record levels of construction continue to push new home prices higher year over year

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What’s new and what’s out from the fund manufacturers

Say hello to copper and metaverse funds, while innovation funds launched last year are closing

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Quitting Russian gas would spell recession in Europe

The path to greater energy security won't be quick

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FP Canada names top 3 CFP exam writers

The certification body’s latest President’s List honoured February candidates

  • By: Staff
  • May 19, 2022 May 19, 2022
  • 10:54

Despite still-soaring inflation, return to ’70s unlikely

Reduced energy intensity, credible monetary policy tempers threat, BIS says

Canadian inflation hit 6.8% in April

With pasta prices up nearly 20%, the annual CPI increase hasn’t been this high since 1991

Canada sees “unprecedented” flows from international securities transactions in March

Foreign investors moved $30.3 billion into Canadian bonds

CPPIB says its fund earned 6.8% in latest fiscal year

Private equity, infrastructure, real estate helped contribute to returns

Investor unease with CEO pay growing

Shareholder support for "say-on-pay" votes at record low level

What’s the value of a Canadian financial advisor?

Russell Investments Canada releases its seventh annual Value of an Advisor study

  • By: Staff
  • May 18, 2022 May 18, 2022
  • 15:53

ETF flows slow in brutal April

Cryptoasset ETFs saw the largest outflows since the funds were created

March proves both a lion and a lamb for fund sales

Mutual fund sales weak, but assets, ETF sales stay solid, IFIC reports

Should your clients’ funds borrow to invest in debt?

Fixed-income funds that use leverage can magnify gains, but they can also magnify losses