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Yield’s great, but it will cost you

With managers everywhere chasing dividends, stocks that provide steady income will continue to trade at a premium, says David Graham, CIBC Asset Management, CIBC Monthly…

India eases foreign investment rules

India's bid to backstop a sagging rupee, combat market volatility and attract foreign investment, may spell good news for Canadian investors.

Bond fund returns crush equity funds in 2011

The year 2011 will go down in the books as a rough one for equity investors, at least among Canadian mutual funds, as 20 of…

  • By: Staff
  • January 4, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

Broker impersonates uncle on insurance app

Though it can be hard for seniors to get insurance, swindling underwriters won't help you.

Fed to offer interest rate forecasts

In a major shift, the U.S. Federal Reserve will start updating the public four times a year on how long it plans to keep short-term…

PowerShares changes underlying fund of Global Water ETF

Invesco Canada has announced the underlying fund for its PowerShares Global Water Class, PowerShares Global Water Portfolio, will replace its index, the Palisades Global Water…

  • By: Staff
  • January 3, 2012 September 6, 2018
  • 00:00

Insuring disaster

The cost of natural catastrophes is rising into the billions. What role does climate change play? According to insurance giant Swiss Re, 2011 will go…

  • By: May Jeong
  • January 1, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 14:20

Challenges ahead for life insurers

One year after the adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), advisors are gradually becoming more familiar with the impact of the new accounting rules.…

Authenticity matters

Clients want tailor-made plans. Women advisors deliver

Faceoff: wading through volatility

Uncertainty isn’t always bad for investors. Experts weigh in on when to wet your feet in rough waters

Start 2012 off right

Over the next five years, dollar and variety stores are expected to perform well by targeting low-income households and thrifty customers. Competition will challenge the…

  • By: Chip Brian
  • January 1, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

New social media trends for 2012

Those who predicted unstinted growth for social media in 2011 got it spot on. The global appeal and adoption of social media continue to create…

Top 10 facts and predictions

With barely two days to go — one if you’re in Australia — before 2011 is consigned to the dustbin of history, investment experts the…

  • By: Staff
  • December 29, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 23:59

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

  • 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

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’