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Housing affordability worsens for 12 straight quarters: National Bank

Canadian housing was less affordable in Q2 for the twelfth straight quarter as mortgage interest rates continued to rise, National Bank said on Tuesday. The decline in…

  • By: Staff
  • September 4, 2018 September 4, 2018
  • 17:11
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Tax robots? Document details ideas to adapt to labour force changes

The Liberals have been told to consider taxing robots that displace workers, letting people pay their tax bills in kind rather than with cash, and working to…

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OSC fines former Aston Hill CEO $125,000 for misleading statements

A former CEO has been fined $125,000 for misleading OSC staff during an insider trading investigation, an OSC hearing panel said. From 2006 to 2014,…

  • By: Staff
  • September 4, 2018 September 7, 2018
  • 16:59
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Laurentian Bank net income flat in Q3

Laurentian Bank of Canada’s net income was virtually flat in the third quarter compared with last year at $54.9 million, as the company recorded acquisition-related…

Government panel calls for tax overhaul to fund social finance projects

A government-struck panel is telling the Liberals that federal coffers should dole out hundreds of millions in new spending to unleash unconventional ways of financing…

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BoC rate announcement, jobs data coming this week

In the absence of significant changes to the economic picture, the Bank of Canada is expected to hold the interest rate on Wednesday, while the U.S.…

  • By: Staff
  • August 31, 2018 August 31, 2018
  • 17:39
NAFTA flags: USA, Canada, Mexico

Trump’s explosive NAFTA comments detonate in Washington

With a Friday deadline looming, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is donning her best poker face as U.S. President Donald Trump’s blunt assessment of the…

  • August 31, 2018 August 31, 2018
  • 17:35
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Horizons changes risk ratings for some ETFs

Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. has changed the risk ratings for some of its ETFs. The investment objectives or strategies of the ETFs have not…

  • By: Staff
  • August 31, 2018 August 31, 2018
  • 17:31
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FAIR Canada favours banning embedded commissions to meet best interest standards

The Canadian Foundation for the Advancement of Investor Rights (FAIR Canada) is asking the CSA how firms will follow conflict of interest requirements and still…

  • By: Staff
  • August 31, 2018 August 31, 2018
  • 17:20
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U.S. consumer spending rises for sixth straight month

U.S. consumer spending rose a solid 0.4% in July

U.S. economy grew at a brisk 4.2% annual rate in Q2

The U.S. economy grew at a strong 4.2% annual rate in the second quarter, the best showing in nearly four years, as growth stayed on…

National Bank reports 10% increase in Q3 profit over last year

National Bank has reported an increase in third-quarter profit of 10% year over year, with growth across all business segments. The bank’s net income for…

  • By: Staff
  • August 29, 2018 August 29, 2018
  • 16:24

CFIQ re-elects chair, makes appointments

The Conseil des fonds d’investissement du Québec (CFIQ), the Quebec voice of IFIC, has re-elected Stéphane Blanchette as its chair. Blanchette is executive vice-president, chief compliance…

  • By: Staff
  • August 29, 2018 August 29, 2018
  • 16:13

Despite likelihood of NAFTA deal, BMO head worried about trade

Darryl White doesn't have one specific ask for Bill Morneau

Where rates are headed—and how fast

Achieving a neutral policy rate of 2.5% to 3.5% will be a slow process

‘Zombie’ firms dragging down productivity: Deloitte

About 16% of Canadian public companies fit into the OECD's category, a new study says

IIROC fines branch manager $17,500 for inadequate supervision of DSC fund trading

The advisor involved was fined in 2016

  • By: Staff
  • September 20, 2018 September 20, 2018
  • 15:51

Many clients want to be their own boss

Millennials are especially entrepreneurial

  • By: Staff
  • September 20, 2018 September 20, 2018
  • 13:40

Clients interested in philanthropy? Become an expert

New designation for advisors revolves around gift planning strategies

  • By: Staff
  • September 20, 2018 September 20, 2018
  • 12:31

European investment managers increase use of ETFs, bonds

More than 90% of professional investors were using ETFs this year

  • By: Staff
  • September 20, 2018 September 20, 2018
  • 12:15

TDAM makes changes to ETFs

Underlying indexes, fund names and management fees of certain funds affected

  • By: Staff
  • September 19, 2018 September 19, 2018
  • 14:41

How active is an active fixed income ETF?

Analyzing a fund's human element

  • By: Staff
  • August 22, 2018 September 19, 2018
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