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Web delivers travel insurance commission

As the vast majority of Canadians take their products-and-services search online, businesses are beginning to follow. The financial services industry is waking up to this…

Another worthless rating

On Friday, Standard & Poor’s grabbed the economic and political world’s attention by downgrading the long-term sovereign debt of France. Not only has France lost…

  • By: Staff
  • January 16, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 12:28

Sprott adds to investment team

Sprott Inc. has announced an addition to its investment team, with Dr. Neil Adshead joining as a senior investment manager, responsible for the Exploration Capital…

  • By: Staff
  • January 16, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 10:25

RBC launches new corporate class structure

RBC Global Asset Management has launched a new corporate class structure of RBC Corporate Class Funds, which provides access to thirteen RBC Funds and PH&N…

  • By: Staff
  • January 16, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 10:25

ETF sales climb in 2011

Despite continued market volatility through the final quarter of 2011, Canadian-listed exchange traded funds posted net sales of nearly $3 billion, according to the Canadian…

  • By: Staff
  • January 16, 2012 September 6, 2018
  • 00:00

Advisor fined $50,000 for outside activities

Undislcosed executive-level jobs result in hefty fine, 10-year ban for MFDA registrant.

  • By: Staff
  • January 13, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 11:44

Paul Perrow joins Red Sky

Red Sky Capital Management has announced the addition of Paul Perrow to its team as a managing partner.

  • By: Staff
  • January 12, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 14:18

Retirement confidence slipping

While Canadians are more confident about their ability to save for their retirement, pessimism has grown dramatically, according to a report by the BMO Retirement…

  • By: Staff
  • January 12, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 13:05

CI rolls out two new income funds

As boomers march steadily toward retirement, the demand for income generating investment options continues to grow. To capitalize on that market, CI Investments has launched…

  • By: Staff
  • January 12, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 12:32

Pension plans shaking Canadians’ confidence

Canadians have doubts about their private and government-funded pension plans, according to a survey carried out as part of the National Bank of Canada’s Retirement…

UK rates unchanged; analysts expect more easing

The Bank of England has kept its main interest rate at the record low of 0.5% as well as maintaining the current level of its…

Concrete Equities execs face $5.6 million penalty

The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) has imposed sanctions totalling $5.6 million on four executives for their roles in illegally distributing securities of the Concrete Equities…

  • By: Staff
  • January 11, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 14:32

Some see merit in reverse mortgages

A record number of reverse mortgages in Canada has sparked concern, with some in the financial industry expressing fears of homelessness. However, the more pragmatic…

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

U.S. consumer spending well below estimates

Spending edged up a slight 0.1% in September

Home sales dipped 0.4% in September

Last month saw the first month-over-month decline since April

Liquid alts market could reach $20 billion in 5 years: Scotiabank

The market for such products quickly expanded in the U.S. after regulatory change

  • By: Staff
  • October 15, 2018 October 15, 2018
  • 15:30

Advocis, IAFP brand battle continues

Canada's Trademarks Opposition Board rules in the IAFP's favour for a second time

  • By: Staff
  • October 15, 2018 October 15, 2018
  • 14:28

Starlight Capital to launch global real assets trust

It will invest in real estate and infrastructure

  • By: Staff
  • October 15, 2018 October 15, 2018
  • 11:23

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’