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IFIC reports soft fund sales in the month of February

Mutual fund assets increased by 2.3% in spite of slow sales

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Test index for digital assets being developed by FTSE

The index will track 100 digital assets

  • By: Staff
  • March 22, 2019 March 22, 2019
  • 12:43
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Fidelity to change risk ratings of certain funds

The changes are effective April 1

  • By: Staff
  • March 22, 2019 March 22, 2019
  • 12:41
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IIROC wants to pave the way for tech-enabled advice: report

The SRO will review and clarify KYC and e-signature requirements

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Fiera Capital set to acquire Integrated Asset Management

The deal, valued at $74 million, is expected to close in Q2

  • By: Staff
  • March 22, 2019 March 22, 2019
  • 10:57
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Former hedge fund manager gets jail time for hacking scheme

U.S. authorities say the scheme netted about $30 million in illegal profits

  • By: Staff
  • March 22, 2019 March 22, 2019
  • 10:43
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OSFI regulator appointed head of Basel Committee secretariat

Carolyn Rogers begins a three-year term in August

  • March 22, 2019 March 22, 2019
  • 10:09
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OSC schedules hearing on Bitcoin fund

3iQ is asking the regulator to overturn its decision not to approve the fund

  • By: Staff
  • March 21, 2019 March 21, 2019
  • 14:58
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Regulators must embrace digital innovation: C.D. Howe

A new report challenges policymakers to act swiftly

  • By: Staff
  • March 21, 2019 March 21, 2019
  • 12:54
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MFDA looks to harmonize certain investigative powers with IIROC

Proposed changes would allow MFDA investigators to enter a dealer's offices without notice and copy electronic records

  • By: Staff
  • March 21, 2019 March 21, 2019
  • 12:13
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Is better tech the key to higher revenue?

Insight for advisors aiming to increase productivity

  • By: Staff
  • March 21, 2019 March 21, 2019
  • 11:59
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Canaccord Genuity set to acquire Thomas Miller Wealth Management

The deal is expected to close at the end of Q2

  • By: Staff
  • March 21, 2019 March 21, 2019
  • 11:40
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EY predicts global IPO market rebound after slow Q1

Deal volume was down by 74% year-over-year

  • By: Staff
  • March 21, 2019 March 21, 2019
  • 11:09

Industry reacts to federal budget measures

Skills training tax credit, changes to stock option tax regime met with skepticism

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Court ruling a win for life insurers: DBRS

A Saskatchewan court has ruled that universal life policies can't be used for unlimited deposits

  • By: Staff
  • March 20, 2019 March 20, 2019
  • 12:11
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Tax tidbits from Budget 2019: Golombek

Five tax changes clients may ask about

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Updated: Highlights from the 2019 federal budget tabled Tuesday

Liberals to offer tax credits for skills training, introduce two annuities

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Federal government’s deficit to grow to $19.8B in 2019-20 fiscal year

Federal debt as a percentage of GDP is expected to be 30.7%

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Feds crack down on commuted value IPPs

Budget measure aims to quash planning that seeks to use IPPs to circumvent prescribed transfer limits

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Clients driving demand for responsible investing policies: report

Alt managers face growing demand for ESG integration, according to Cerulli Associates

  • By: Staff
  • March 19, 2019 March 19, 2019
  • 14:17
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Canadians willing to share data for discounts, but concerned about privacy

Accenture finds 72% of Canadians are cautious about the privacy of their data

  • By: Staff
  • March 19, 2019 March 19, 2019
  • 11:47
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3iQ asks OSC to review its decision on Bitcoin fund

The fund manager says it faced tougher standards than other investment firms

  • By: Staff
  • March 19, 2019 March 19, 2019
  • 11:15

Ninepoint launches high-interest savings fund

The fund’s underlying investments have an interest rate of 2.25%

  • By: Staff
  • March 19, 2019 March 19, 2019
  • 09:19
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MFDA warns dealers about suspicious emails

Latest phishing scam involves emails purported to be from the MFDA CEO

  • By: Staff
  • March 18, 2019 March 18, 2019
  • 17:37