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Cross-border investment surged in 2018: StatsCan

Canadian direct investment abroad jumped by 10.4%, while foreign investment in Canada rose by 5.0%

  • By: Staff
  • April 24, 2019 April 24, 2019
  • 10:40
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Many first-time homebuyers hope for financial assistance: survey

More than 10% are looking for a gift of $100,000 or more

  • By: Staff
  • April 23, 2019 April 23, 2019
  • 10:28
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U.S. home sales slumped in March

Sales of existing homes were down 4.9%

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Why interest rate cuts aren’t on tap for Canada

Keeping an expansion alive is no easy feat with full employment

  • By: Staff
  • April 18, 2019 April 18, 2019
  • 15:07
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Canada added 13K jobs in March: ADP

The professional services sector gained jobs, while the finance/real estate sector lost jobs

  • By: Staff
  • April 18, 2019 April 18, 2019
  • 15:03
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Millennials wealthier than Gen X was, but carry more debt

StatsCan compared financial data for the two generations at the same stage in their lives

  • By: Staff
  • April 18, 2019 April 18, 2019
  • 12:13
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Canadian retail sales rise 0.8% in February

The increase likely won't be enough to boost first-quarter GDP above 1.5%

Inflation rises 1.9% on higher prices for vegetables, mortgage costs

Compared to one year ago, consumers paid about 8% more on mortgage interest

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StatsCan reports foreign-born residents sent $5.2 billion home in 2017

The average transfer fee ate up 6% of the amount being sent

  • By: Staff
  • April 17, 2019 April 17, 2019
  • 12:05
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Foreign investment in Canadian securities declined in February: StatsCan

Offshore equity investors mainly targeted companies in the energy and mining sectors

  • By: Staff
  • April 16, 2019 April 16, 2019
  • 15:21
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New data on Canadian debt securities released by StatsCan

Foreign investors held 35% of Canadian debt securities at the end of 2018

  • By: Staff
  • April 16, 2019 April 17, 2019
  • 11:32
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Housing equity drives growth of immigrant families’ wealth: StatsCan

From 1999 to 2016, the average wealth of immigrant families rose from $625,000 to $1.06 million

  • By: Staff
  • April 16, 2019 April 16, 2019
  • 11:13
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Canadian business sentiment drops from high levels: BoC survey

Survey results support the Bank of Canada in keeping rate hikes on hold

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Global economy threatened by trade standoffs: IMF

The U.S. and China have introduced tariffs on $350 billion worth of each other's products

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Don’t fear the inverted yield curve—yet

Find out when worry is warranted

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Global and Canadian growth downgraded

The IMF lowers its 2019 growth forecast, while Deloitte warns of a "more vulnerable" Canadian economy

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U.S. consumer prices rose 0.4% in March on higher gas costs

Modest inflation means the Fed can be patient on rates

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Which Asian companies provide yield?

Japanese automakers and industrials come backed with solid fundamentals

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RBC reports increase in nontraditional homebuyers

Poll finds 32% of Canadians are buying houses on their own

  • By: Staff
  • April 8, 2019 April 8, 2019
  • 11:24
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Pace of Canadian housing starts up in March on seasonally adjusted basis: CMHC

Despite monthly increase, housing will likely remain a drag on GDP in 2019

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Managing multiple goals when selling a family business

A case study of a complex process

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Economic factors affecting your client’s wages

Find out why Canada's strong jobs growth might—or might not—translate to increased income

  • By: Staff
  • April 4, 2019 April 4, 2019
  • 16:18
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Insolvencies increased by 3.5% in February: StatsCan

Bankruptcies increased by 2% and proposals rose by 4.5%

  • By: Staff
  • April 3, 2019 April 3, 2019
  • 11:32
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BoC and Fed rate outlook

Find out why the Bank of Canada says the yield curve isn't cause for concern

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DB pension plans recovered in Q1: Mercer

A surge in global equity markets bolstered the position of pension plans

  • By: Staff
  • April 2, 2019 April 2, 2019
  • 11:53