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

Bank of Canada cuts rate to 0.25% in another unscheduled move

Governor Stephen Poloz downplayed the idea of sending interest rates into negative territory

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Canada can absorb ‘large, short-term negative shock,’ DBRS says

The rating agency maintained Canada's AAA sovereign rating

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Payroll data to show pandemic’s effects

StatsCan says it's monitoring the impacts on employment and earnings

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Federal deficit to exceed $112 billion in coming fiscal year: PBO

The report also predicts that the economy will contract by 5.1% this calendar year

From passive investors to active shareholders

ETF growth is building proxy power for passive managers

Behavioural ETFs look to profit from other investors’ biases

Overreactions create opportunities for contrarians to move against the herd

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MFDA releases CE rules for comment

The proposals deal with accreditation and eligibility periods

Sheltering

Investors need relief from DSCs, margin loans, advocate says

FAIR Canada calls for a suspension of deferred sales charges and other measures

  • By: Staff
  • March 26, 2020 March 27, 2020
  • 14:57
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CMHC expands insured mortgage purchase program to $150B

The program provides liquidity to banks

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Low-interest consumer credit could be on the way

The feds are asking banks to drop credit card rates in response to Covid-19

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StatsCan tracks economic impact of Covid-19

Certain indicators are already showing the effects of the virus

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Certain Desjardins funds to stop investing in fossil fuels

The policy change will be effective on April 1

  • By: Staff
  • March 26, 2020 March 26, 2020
  • 11:52

U.S. economy grew by 2.1% in Q4, as country braces for recession

Many economists are forecasting a record GDP decline for the second quarter of this year

Morneau releases details, price tag for wage subsidy

Funds are expected to start flowing in about six weeks

  • By: Staff
  • April 1, 2020 April 1, 2020
  • 17:49

Understanding CERB, EI and the feds’ wage subsidy

How to navigate federal programs during the Covid-19 crisis

Parliament must sit again to pass wage-subsidy legislation: Trudeau

The Liberals are promising a 75% wage subsidy for businesses that have lost 30% of their revenue due to Covid-19

Don’t just merge the SROs, says FAIR Canada

A merger "would not be adequate given the shortcomings of the current SRO system"

Report finds staying the course during downturns pays off

Dalbar examined the 10 most severe market downturns since 1984

IIROC to provide exemptions for Covid-19

Dealers must apply in writing regarding issues resulting from the pandemic

Banks respond to BoC cut by lowering prime rates

Horizons has also reduced fees on a high-interest savings ETF

  • By: Staff
  • March 30, 2020 March 30, 2020
  • 11:38

What cheap investing means for Canada

The regulatory regime has not caught up to investors’ needs

Alternative, buffer ETFs get a chance to shine

A report details strategies that have outperformed during the market selloff