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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
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Fed set to signal no expectation of rate hikes anytime soon

Analysts also expect an updated forecast for economic growth

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M&A volume will dip by 0.2% in 2019: survey

Risk of recession, fears of trade protectionism seen as biggest concerns for dealmakers

  • By: Staff
  • March 18, 2019 March 18, 2019
  • 12:47
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Changes coming to Franklin Templeton fixed income fund

High-yield investments are being reduced to lessen volatility

  • By: Staff
  • March 18, 2019 March 18, 2019
  • 12:09
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Canada saw a record securities inflow in January: StatsCan

Canadian investors shed foreign holdings, while foreign investors piled into Canadian securities

  • By: Staff
  • March 18, 2019 March 18, 2019
  • 11:46
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Poll finds Canadians are feeling anxious about the economy

Half of respondents in Alberta and Saskatchewan say their standard of living has decreased

  • By: Staff
  • March 18, 2019 March 18, 2019
  • 10:49
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Federal budget will aim to make housing more affordable for millennials

Housing affordability measures to focus on supply, demand and regulation

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Saskatchewan court rules in Manulife’s favour in Mosten case

Manulife said the court’s ruling was consistent with its position that the case was “commercially absurd”

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CSA issues guidance to trading venues on how to report system failures

The regulator outlined the types of incidents that must reported, and what reports should include

  • By: Staff
  • March 15, 2019 March 15, 2019
  • 13:40
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CSA releases amended syndicated mortgage reforms for comment

The regulator expects the new requirements to take effect on Dec. 31

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RBC cuts Canadian 2019 growth forecast to 1.5%

The report says the Bank of Canada will likely raise interest rates later this year as price pressures increase

  • By: Staff
  • March 15, 2019 March 15, 2019
  • 11:52

Feds to introduce automatic CPP enrolment, raise GIS ceiling

The moves are among several budget measures aimed at retirees

  • By: Staff
  • March 20, 2019 March 20, 2019
  • 14:40

Fed predicts lower growth, no hikes for 2019

Key interest rate was left unchanged on Wednesday

Fitch cuts global growth forecasts

The rating agency predicts Canada’s economy will grow by 1.6% in 2019

  • By: Staff
  • March 20, 2019 March 20, 2019
  • 12:58

Industry reacts to federal budget measures

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

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

Where do gender-focused funds fit in a client’s portfolio?

Tackling misperceptions about ESG funds

Canadian ETFs have net inflows of $1.3B in February

The month also sees a flurry of new launches

  • By: Staff
  • March 7, 2019 March 7, 2019
  • 11:23

Desjardins launches two RI ETFs

The ETFs track global and emerging market indices

  • By: Staff
  • March 7, 2019 March 7, 2019
  • 09:41