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Payoff from central bank crypto uncertain: Moody’s

Official digital currencies may have a hard time proving their value, the rating agency says

Background of Canadian money: 5,10,20,50,100 dollar bills and coins, loonie, toonie, quarter, dime, nickel, penny

B.C. team wants to return millions to rightful owners

Organization reunites people with unclaimed money in old bank accounts

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Ex-fund manager lands in jail

Investors were misled about fund's trading and holdings, U.S. district court judge says

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OTC derivatives rose along with rates: BIS

Rising rates, benchmark reform, commodity prices all affected activity

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Bridging execs rebuffed by court and tribunal

Bid for judicial review quashed, motion to summon top OSC brass rejected

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European regulators recommend action on investment fund costs

European Securities and Markets Authority seeks to curb investors' fund costs

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Bank execs blame panicked depositors for SVB, Signature failures

Former CEO Greg Becker told a senate hearing that SVB was the victim of a social media-driven bank run

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Industry moves this week

Raymond James names a new head of investment strategy, while iA shakes up its executive team

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Risk of shock to financial system down, but concerns linger: Bank of Canada survey

Risk management experts cited high inflation, quantitative tightening and cyber attacks as potentially contributing to shocks


Rep used fake account, loans to steal from client

Former fund rep fined, banned by regulators for misappropriation

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FINRA to firm: Get out!

SRO expels brokerage over widespread regulatory violations

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Binance to stop serving Canadian market, blames new stablecoin guidance

Crypto exchange confident it will “someday return” to Canada

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Advice-gap debate comes to insurance industry

Ahead of the proposed DSC ban for seg funds, a familiar refrain is in play

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New BoC deputy governor, U.S. Fed nominees announced

Rhys Mendes will become Bank of Canada deputy governor in July while Biden has made two Federal Reserve nominations

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Sun Life Financial sees first-quarter earnings rise to $806 million

Participating life helps drive Canadian insurance sales, but wealth sales drop 23%


Decision that put certain investors at head of line in Bridging receivership faces appeal

Lawyers argue that all investors should be treated equally

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Inflation likely slowed again in April, but economists say wage growth a top concern

Canada’s April inflation figure anticipated to be well below the 5.2% wage growth

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MX fines firm for weak controls

Laurentian Bank Securities sanctioned for supervisory shortcomings

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Insolvencies in March up 28.3% year over year, report says

The increase came as Canadians faced higher interest rates


FCAC seeks single body for bank complaints

Applications due June 26 for the job of enhancing complaint handling


Breaking the doom loop for U.S. banks

To calm fears, DBRS calls for the return of a crisis-era guarantee

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Manulife reports net income of $1.4B in first results under new standards

Within wealth management, retail net inflows dropped 80%

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CI Financial sells 20% stake in U.S. business

Proceeds of $1.34-billion deal will pay down debt

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CFTC, SEC sanction Scotia for texting violations

Senior employees used WhatsApp for business communications, regulators find

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IOSCO tackles SPAC boom concerns

No one-size-fits-all solution to protect investors from shell-company risks