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Discretionary trades cost advisor $23,500

A hearing panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) has accepted a settlement agreement between IIROC staff and Catherine Deborah Jones. In…

  • By: Staff
  • January 17, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 14:20

Business owners like pooled pension option

A rather unimpressed advice industry notwithstanding, the newly re-introduced Pooled Retirement Pension Plans (PRPPs) have found considerable favour with small business owners, according to a…

Key execs shuffled at GMP Capital

GMP Capital has announced a series of senior management changes, promoting three managing directors to vice-chairmanships.

  • By: Staff
  • January 17, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 13:23

Sun Life launches new mutual funds

Sun Life Global Investments (Canada) Inc today introduced the Sun Life Granite Managed Portfolios, a series of asset allocation portfolios available through advisors for mutual…

  • By: Staff
  • January 17, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 10:33

Regulator rejects client complaint

An arbitration panel convened by U.S. self regulator FINRA opted to strike from the record a complaint against a UBS trader who was alleged to…

  • By: Staff
  • January 17, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 10:08

BoC keeps rate at 1%

The Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 1% cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1.25%…

  • By: Staff
  • January 17, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

The world is on sale

The first rule of investing is to buy low and sell high. With a mantra of “crisis creates opportunity”, now’s the time to buy low,…

  • By: Staff
  • January 17, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

Canada’s stability attracts investors

Foreign investors are snapping up Canadian securities while Canadians are looking elsewhere for diversification and growth, according to the latest Statistics Canada figures.

Mackenzie to allow shorting

One of Canada’s best-known mutual fund companies is giving its managers the green light to engage in “a limited amount” of short-selling. Mackenzie Investments is…

  • By: Staff
  • January 17, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

Mutual funds recover in 2011

The mutual fund industry managed to gather $1.13 billion in net new sales in December, capping 2011 off with full year sales of $21.2 billion,…

  • By: Staff
  • January 16, 2012 September 6, 2018
  • 14:47

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

Rate of inflation slows to 2.2% in September: StatsCan

Data could indicate a slower pace for Bank of Canada's monetary policy

  • By: Staff
  • October 19, 2018 October 19, 2018
  • 11:33

Canadian economy no longer as vulnerable to oil prices: Desjardins

Discounted oil is less of a problem than in 2014

How far can the loonie upswing go?

The Canadian dollar is expected to appreciate in coming months

  • By: Sharon Ho
  • October 17, 2018 October 17, 2018
  • 16:00

Waterloo woman sentenced to jail for securities fraud

The two-year sentence also includes $150K in restitution to investors

  • By: Staff
  • October 19, 2018 October 19, 2018
  • 12:13

BMO introduces planning platform for advisors

Goals-based financial-planning tool launches in November

  • By: Staff
  • October 19, 2018 October 19, 2018
  • 11:28

CSA publishes plan for dealing with market disruptions

The notice outlines expectations for market participants

  • By: Staff
  • October 18, 2018 October 18, 2018
  • 16:21

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’