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Desjardins reduces management fees for several funds

Desjardins Investments is reducing management fees for several funds. The reductions, ranging from three to 21 basis points for a majority of unit classes of…

  • By: Staff
  • August 29, 2018 August 29, 2018
  • 16:08

IIROC reports policy, enforcement progress

IIROC will continue to work with CSA on proposed targeted reforms to harmonize rules on embedded commissions and other dealer regulations, the SRO’s annual report…

  • By: Staff
  • August 29, 2018 August 29, 2018
  • 16:05
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Davis-Rea changes risk ratings for three mutual funds

Davis-Rea Ltd. has changed the risk ratings for three mutual funds. The changes, effective Aug. 27, were made to comply with the CSA’s updated risk…

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  • August 28, 2018 August 28, 2018
  • 17:00
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Vanguard launches international high yield ETF

Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. has launched a new international equity ETF that tracks high-dividend companies. The Vanguard FTSE Developed ex North America High Dividend Yield…

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  • August 28, 2018 August 28, 2018
  • 16:54
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Alberta man charged with fraud and theft from investors

An Alberta man was criminally charged with fraud and theft related to an alleged investment fraud, the Alberta Securities Commission and Alberta RCMP said Monday.…

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  • August 28, 2018 August 28, 2018
  • 16:50
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BMO’s profit rises in Q3 on strong U.S. results

BMO Financial Group topped expectations for its third-quarter results, boosted by strength in its U.S. operations. The bank said Tuesday it earned $1.54 billion for…

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  • August 28, 2018 August 28, 2018
  • 16:43
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Scotiabank raises dividend as Q3 profit drops to $1.94B

Scotiabank raised its dividend even as it reported its third-quarter profit slipped compared with a year ago, partially due to a hit from acquisition-related costs. The…

  • By: Staff
  • August 28, 2018 August 28, 2018
  • 16:26

U.S., Mexico reach trade ‘understanding’ to overhaul NAFTA: Trump

Editorial note: This story was updated at 2:30 pm EST to add that Canada’s foreign affairs minister will head to Washington to join NAFTA negotiations.…

Investing outlook as U.S.-China trade tensions continue

As global trade tensions continue to take centre stage, there are three events to monitor when it comes to U.S.-China relations, in particular. In a…

  • By: Staff
  • August 27, 2018 August 29, 2018
  • 15:36

Optimism in Canadian automotive sector despite Trump tariff threats

A potential trade deal between the U.S. and Mexico has been greeted with cautious optimism in the Canadian automotive sector despite renewed threats by U.S.…

Canadians’ cannabis spending increases 1.2% in Q2

For investors interested in cannabis, StatsCan figures provide insight on consumption and retail prices, which are increasing and decreasing, respectively. Read: Finding value amid the…

  • By: Staff
  • August 27, 2018 August 29, 2018
  • 09:08

How financial services firms plan to differentiate their services

As fintech shakes up the financial services and insurance sectors, firms face the challenge of digitization or they risk losing clients. “Firms are facing digital…

  • By: Staff
  • August 27, 2018 August 29, 2018
  • 09:03
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GDP and other data to look for this week

Upcoming data to watch from the U.S., Canada and Europe

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  • August 24, 2018 August 31, 2018
  • 17:01

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

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

Clients interested in philanthropy? Become an expert

New designation for advisors revolves around gift planning strategies

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  • 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
  • 00:00