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Personal bankruptcies fall…for now

There’s a little more good news on the household debt front: Fewer Canadians are filing for personal bankruptcy.

  • By: Staff
  • January 11, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 11:42

A new wrinkle for Europe

A radical overhaul may be in order for the state pensions of the world’s most developed countries. There is already talk of scaling back benefits,…

  • By: Staff
  • January 11, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 10:32

Canadian investor confidence rises

Canadian investors cheered up a bit at the end of 2011, with a rosier outlook for virtually every asset class, with cash as the sole…

  • By: Staff
  • January 11, 2012 August 21, 2018
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U.S. bond auction sets new record

Just when you thought fixed income yields couldn’t get any lower, the U.S. Treasury auction sets yet another record low for 10 year notes.

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  • January 11, 2012 August 21, 2018
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Inaccurate KYC costs advisor $167,000

An IIROC hearing panel found that Kenneth Gareau recorded inaccurate "know your client" information on client account forms, made unsuitable recommendations and made a transaction…

  • By: Staff
  • January 10, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 14:28

Another deal bites the dust?

The EU appears set to quash the merger of Deutsche Börse and NYSE Euronext. Officials at the European competition watchdog have recommended the deal be…

  • By: Staff
  • January 10, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 13:02

Consumer debt picture improves

While Canadians continue to rack up more consumer debt, there is a ray of hope that the trend may reverse: the rate that we are…

  • By: Staff
  • January 10, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 11:21

Franklin Templeton offers new balanced fund

Franklin Templeton Investments has introduced the Bissett Strategic Income Fund, a balanced fund designed for investors who want to generate income in a volatile market…

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  • January 10, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 10:05

Sentry proposes fund merger

Sentry Investments has proposed the merger of Sentry Mining Opportunities Class into Sentry Precious Metals Growth Class. Sentry is the manager of both portfolios.

  • By: Staff
  • January 10, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 09:59

Raymond James’ stock picks for 2012

Investment dealer Raymond James Ltd. today announced its Canadian Equity Analysts' Best Picks list for 2012.

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  • January 10, 2012 August 21, 2018
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Europe tops housing among bank concerns

While there is a prevailing sense of caution among Canada's big banks over the domestic real estate market, it's the situation in Europe that's keeping…

Russell adds Clarivest Canadian Equity Pool, Fund

Russell Investments has appointed Clarivest Asset Management LLC as a sub-adviser for the Russell Canadian Equity Pool and the Russell Canadian Equity Fund. ClariVest will…

  • By: Staff
  • January 9, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 14:21

IIROC fines two brokers over “stable” investments

On December 9, 2011, a hearing panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) accepted the settlement agreements entered into between IIROC staff…

  • By: Staff
  • January 9, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 13:28

China’s growth slows as officials try to reassure investors

Amid a sagging stock market, forecasters are calling for slower 2019 growth

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

Client-focused reforms too focused on cost, industry associations say

What Advocis, IIAC and IFIC say about CSA's proposals

  • By: Staff
  • October 19, 2018 October 19, 2018
  • 15:48

Waterloo woman sentenced to jail for securities fraud

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

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

BMO introduces planning platform for advisors

Goals-based financial-planning tool launches in November

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

WisdomTree launches fixed income ETF

It will be actively managed

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  • 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’