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Union of Canada Life to liquidate

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has ordered the winding-up of Union of Canada Life, finding that the company had insufficient capital to ensure long-term…

  • By: Staff
  • February 2, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 12:30

Insider trading costs advisor $20,000

IIROC finds broker effected trades for her own account and directly from insiders in publicly traded companies, and without the knowledge of her employer.

  • By: Staff
  • February 2, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 11:48

The danger of the pre-audit heads-up

Only a month into 2012, the delegation of compliance duties is already becoming an issue with Wall Street regulators.

  • By: Katie Keir
  • February 2, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 10:28

Facebook files for $5 billion IPO

The world's most popular social network has filed for an IPO of $5 billion, launching the process for its highly anticipated stock market debut.

  • By: Katie Keir
  • February 2, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

Ten tips on building your network

The idea that we are but a few links away from everyone else forms the whole basis of networking. In fact, the professional website LinkedIn…

Insurance in 2012 and beyond

It’s been tough going for insurance companies in the last few years. They’ve not only had to retire certain types of life insurance products and…

TMX unveils next-gen trading platform

The days of waiting around for over 100 microseconds for a trade to be processed may be coming to an end. TMX Group has announced…

  • By: Staff
  • February 1, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 11:05

HSBC pool sheds one manager

HSBC Global Asset Management (Canada) has announced Jennison Associates LLC is no longer a sub-advisor to the HSBC MultiAlpha U.S. Small/Mid Cap Equity Pooled Fund,…

  • By: Staff
  • February 1, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 10:51

Preparing for the worst

The logic and technique behind stress-testing client portfolios

The true cost of debt

The true cost of debt—to truly help clients understand, advisors need to factor in taxes

EU thwarts Börse-NYSE merger plan

The European Commission has blocked the proposed $9 billion merger between Deutsche Börse and NYSE Euronext. In effect, the decision has halted the plan by…

  • By: Staff
  • February 1, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 08:00

Mortgage clampdown is positive

Canada’s banking regulators are putting the screws to lending practices they see as risky—particularly in the bubble condo markets that are forming in Toronto and…

Fundamental truth about indexing

Like a wolf in sheep’s clothing, it turns out fundamental indexing is active management marketed as indexing, and carries the added risks and higher costs…

Banks see rosy economic outlook for Canada despite volatility

Chances of a recession in Canada and U.S. are low, reports from HSBC and Scotiabank say

  • By: Staff
  • October 16, 2018 October 16, 2018
  • 16:37

Home prices to rise by 1.5% in Q4: Royal LePage

Prices rose 2.2% in the third quarter

  • By: Staff
  • October 16, 2018 October 16, 2018
  • 12:00

Upbeat BoC survey signals rate hike on the way: analysts

Despite challenges, executives are optimistic about sales growth for the next year

  • By: Staff
  • October 15, 2018 October 15, 2018
  • 14:12

Half of homeowners say using cannabis would lower property values: poll

Only 15% of homeowners said they would consider growing cannabis in their homes

IIROC fines former rep $100,000 for unsuitable investments

He was also suspended for 18 months

  • By: Staff
  • October 16, 2018 October 16, 2018
  • 15:31

BCSC launches investment calculators

The regulator's new tool focuses on ROI

  • By: Staff
  • October 16, 2018 October 16, 2018
  • 12:47

WisdomTree launches fixed income ETF

It will be actively managed

  • By: Staff
  • October 12, 2018 October 12, 2018
  • 12:05

First Block Capital launches ETF based on distributed ledger technology

ETF begins trading today

  • By: Staff
  • October 10, 2018 October 10, 2018
  • 11:48

How portfolio managers use ETFs

Catching up with the ‘new breed of money manager’