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Alain Bergeron named EVP, CIO at iA Financial Group

He replaces Michel Tremblay, who retired at the end of May

  • By: Staff
  • July 19, 2019 July 19, 2019
  • 15:59
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FSRA seeks members for pension advisory committees

The committees will advise Ontario's new financial services regulator on three pension-related areas

  • By: Staff
  • July 19, 2019 July 19, 2019
  • 15:45
Gavel

Caldwell Investment Management to pay $1.8 million for best execution violations

The OSC found the firm directed client trades through an affiliated dealer when better terms were available elsewhere

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Court rules in favour of former Manulife employee

Senior customer relationship manager announced plans to retire, then decided to stay with the company

  • By: Staff
  • July 19, 2019 July 19, 2019
  • 14:14
Performance Metrics

Vanguard lowers risk ratings on ETFs

Changes affecting 13 funds are effective immediatly

  • By: Staff
  • July 19, 2019 July 19, 2019
  • 12:12
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Scotiabank closes first green bond offering

The bank sold US$500 million of 3.5-year bail-in notes

  • By: Staff
  • July 19, 2019 July 19, 2019
  • 11:20
Family plays

Mortgage stress test is now less stressful

The Bank of Canada has lowered its qualifying rate by 20 basis points

Canadian money

Retail sales dip in May on lower grocery and liquor spending

Lousy weather may have contributed

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OSFI proposes revisions to banks’ liquidity, capital rules

Regulator plans to implement revisions by Jan. 1, 2020

  • By: Staff
  • July 18, 2019 July 18, 2019
  • 17:31
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Boomers worried they aren’t saving enough: survey

Also, a separate survey finds that female investors in Alberta lack confidence

  • By: Staff
  • July 18, 2019 July 18, 2019
  • 15:09
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Seniors unhappy with mutual funds, disclosure docs: report

Seniors make up 30% of the population, but account for 38% of the complaints made to OBSI

  • By: Staff
  • July 18, 2019 July 18, 2019
  • 13:16
Trouble ahead, Businessman with umbrella standing in front of stormy clouds

Sun Life lowers risk ratings for six funds

The changes are effective immediately

  • By: Staff
  • July 18, 2019 July 18, 2019
  • 12:10
Federal Reserve Building

With a July cut almost assured, how far will the Fed go?

Reports examine central bank approaches to risk and uncertainty

U.S. home sales down 1.7% in June

Prices remain high, while supply—and income—stay low

Will the ECB cut rates before the Fed?

The bank's next policy meeting is on Thursday

Inflation hits BoC target of 2%

Gas prices dropped 9.2% in June

Slow start to summer deployments in Canada’s oilfields

RBC Dominion Securities has cut its rig activity and well count forecasts

Tech reduces anti-money laundering compliance costs: report

Small firms that are less reliant on technology tend to spend more on labour

  • By: Staff
  • July 23, 2019 July 23, 2019
  • 15:45

Strategies to win clients

In a competitive marketplace, advisors must stand out and deliver

  • By: Staff
  • July 23, 2019 July 23, 2019
  • 14:29

Picton Mahoney launches alt fund, ETF lineup

New fund aims to maximize total return through income and capital appreciation

  • By: Staff
  • July 16, 2019 July 16, 2019
  • 12:45

Why use multifactor ETFs?

Breaking down the products and how they fit into portfolios

  • By: Staff
  • July 9, 2019 July 9, 2019
  • 16:00

Franklin Templeton Canada launching bond ETFs

The products invest in Franklin Bissett mutual funds

  • By: Staff
  • July 5, 2019 July 5, 2019
  • 10:25