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‘Sluggish’ energy sector slowing growth for Alberta: ATB

The bank is predicting real GDP in the province to grow by 0.8% in 2019

  • By: Staff
  • September 10, 2019 September 10, 2019
  • 13:06

States sue SEC over failure on fiduciary standard

Eight U.S. state attorneys general say the new broker conduct rule waters down investor protections

  • By: Staff
  • September 10, 2019 September 10, 2019
  • 12:32
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Operators of private investment club get jail time, fines

The two men pleaded guilty to 171 securities law violations

  • By: Staff
  • September 10, 2019 September 10, 2019
  • 11:37
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Housing starts up 1.9% in August

It was a strong month for single-family home starts

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Green bond market on track for record year

National Bank estimates global issuance could reach around US$245 billion this year

  • By: Staff
  • September 9, 2019 September 9, 2019
  • 17:02
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AMF appoints director of fintech and innovation

Oumar Diallo will be the regulator’s front man with the fintech industry

  • By: Staff
  • September 9, 2019 September 9, 2019
  • 15:08
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IIAC to Saskatchewan: title regulation should focus on planners, not advisors

The province's consultation on title regulation ends today

  • By: Staff
  • September 9, 2019 September 9, 2019
  • 13:59
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MSCI aims to bolster climate analytics with acquisition

Indexing firm says climate change will become “one of the most important investment factors”

  • By: Staff
  • September 9, 2019 September 9, 2019
  • 12:06
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Small firms less prepared for cyber risks: report

NASAA says cybersecurity deficiencies at small firms are on the rise

  • By: Staff
  • September 9, 2019 September 9, 2019
  • 11:42
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Fitch predicts increasing pressure on bank profits

Slowing global growth, declining interest rates and trade tensions pose threats

  • By: Staff
  • September 9, 2019 September 9, 2019
  • 11:06
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Feds must act on open banking, senators say

Opinion piece declares “Open banking is here to stay”

  • By: Staff
  • September 6, 2019 September 6, 2019
  • 16:49
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Powell says he doesn’t expect a recession

The Fed chair was speaking in Switzerland on Friday

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Industry groups critical of IIROC’s CE proposals

Proposed changes, which include late filing fees and suspensions, draw criticism

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Clock is ticking for fraud victims

Victims of a day-trading scheme have until Dec. 6 to file a compensation claim

  • By: Staff
  • September 6, 2019 September 6, 2019
  • 15:08
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U.S. added a modest 130,000 jobs in August amid trade war

Excluding government hiring, businesses added just 96,000 jobs

Job growth up, but wage growth down in August

Canada added 81,100 net new positions last month

Fiera appoints new head of institutional markets

Michael Quigley brings 30 years of experience to the role

  • By: Staff
  • September 6, 2019 September 6, 2019
  • 10:54
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Sun Life names new president for Asia

Léo Grépin takes over from Claude Accum on Dec. 31

  • By: Staff
  • September 6, 2019 September 6, 2019
  • 10:47
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Carol Lynde to chair IFIC’s board

The Bridgehouse CEO was elected at the organization's AGM this week

  • By: Staff
  • September 5, 2019 September 5, 2019
  • 16:10
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CSA proposes easing of rules for business acquisition reports

The proposals are out for comment until Dec. 4

  • By: Staff
  • September 5, 2019 September 5, 2019
  • 14:28
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Advisors can now get an MFA-P designation

New program focuses on strategic philanthropy

  • By: Staff
  • September 5, 2019 September 5, 2019
  • 11:56
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TD Asset Management introduces A-Series of fixed income pool

The fund provides exposure to Canadian and global debt

  • By: Staff
  • September 5, 2019 September 5, 2019
  • 11:20
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New country risk ratings include ESG insights

Sustainalytics says its ratings give fixed income investors a “holistic view” of country risk

  • By: Staff
  • September 5, 2019 September 5, 2019
  • 11:02
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New liquid alt fund from Waratah Capital

Fund invests in North American equities with a focus on Canada

  • By: Staff
  • September 5, 2019 September 5, 2019
  • 10:55
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Survey finds most value their online identity more than money

More than half of respondents put protecting their ID ahead of protecting their money

  • By: Staff
  • September 4, 2019 September 4, 2019
  • 12:16