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What’s weighing on the loonie

The rise in oil prices hasn’t lifted the loonie, as typically expected. A big part of the reason lies stateside. “The usual positive correlation between…

  • By: Staff
  • May 22, 2018 May 22, 2018
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Annual inflation cools, but BoC core measure above 2%

The country's annual inflation rate cooled slightly last month

What monthly increase in manufacturing sales means for GDP

With consumers growing more wary and home sales slumping, could a revived factory sector ride to the rescue of Canada's economy?

  • By: Staff
  • May 16, 2018 May 16, 2018
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What aging HNW clients mean for wealth management

Canada’s population of high-net-worth investors is growing and aging, changing what’s required of the financial advisors who serve them, says Strategic Insight’s Keith Sjögren. Between…

Where to find higher real yields

Emerging markets offer higher real yields, supported by the catalyst of synchronized global growth

Strong U.S. retail sales suggest consumers could drive growth

U.S. retail sales rose at a solid pace last month, a sign that consumers may be rebounding from weak spending in the first three months…

Advisors should discuss guaranteed lifetime income with clients: survey

Discussing the importance of a guaranteed lifetime income products in retirement

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  • May 15, 2018 May 15, 2018
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Housing trends to consider for clients

An update on price increases and other factors affecting homebuyers

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  • May 14, 2018 May 14, 2018
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BoC’s Wilkins touts diversity as way to avoid policy ‘echo chamber’

The Bank of Canada’s senior deputy governor is calling for more diverse perspectives at the policy decision-making table to avoid falling into an “echo chamber”…

How to invest amid Canada’s pipeline problems

The ongoing pipeline situation in Canada is uncertain and complex, and is weighing on the energy sector

  • By: Katie Keir
  • May 10, 2018 September 12, 2018
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Loose fiscal controls lead to blown budgets: C.D. Howe Institute

The report reveals a consistent lack of fiscal accountability by Canada’s senior governments

  • By: Staff
  • May 10, 2018 May 10, 2018
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Luxury home sales down, but prices resilient

Outsized appreciation in the luxury condo market is expected to continue

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  • May 10, 2018 May 10, 2018
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Optimism returns to B.C.’s mining sector as revenues rise

Strong performance for the sector in 2017 meant higher prices - leading to a 35% increase in gross revenue.

  • By: Staff
  • May 9, 2018 May 9, 2018
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Why the TSX looks attractive

A look at what's driving the TSX and what to expect

  • By: Sharon Ho
  • May 8, 2018 September 12, 2018
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Housing starts slow in April: CMHC

The annual pace of housing starts in April slowed compared with March, said the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. The seasonally adjusted annual rate of…

U.S. unemployment dips to 3.9% as 164,000 jobs added

The pace of hiring has yet to be disrupted, though qualified job applicants are harder to find

Higher prices mean it’s time for ‘torquier’ oil names

A look at recent oil prices and the drivers, and how to respond

Canada’s trade deficit hits record $4.1 billion while U.S. deficit falls

Statistics Canada says the trade deficit for March increased to a record $4.1 billion as imports also reached a record high. The agency says the…

Eurozone growth slows in Q1 after extended winter

After posting its highest growth in a decade during 2017, the 19-country eurozone lost some momentum at the start of the new year, largely because…

Economy grew 0.4% in February, boosted by resource sector

Real GDP growth in February was largest monthly increase since 2017

Pace of U.S. factory growth slows again in April

U.S. manufacturers say the pace of their expansion continued to slow in April, with many factories saying their output is still growing but is crimped…

C.D. Howe hands out financial reporting grades to feds and provinces

Ottawa got an A- but the feds bury important numbers in their budget, the report says.

  • By: Staff
  • May 1, 2018 May 1, 2018
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U.S. Q1 growth slowed but still beat expectations

January to March increase in growth was better than expected.

China’s latest appeal to the U.S. over trade tensions

China appealed to Washington on Thursday to avoid damaging business confidence following a report from The Wall Street Journal

Story behind spiking oil prices, greenback appreciation: report

Plus, outlooks for oil, the U.S. dollar and loonie

  • By: Staff
  • April 26, 2018 April 26, 2018
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