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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

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…

Hedging against nature

Investors in water-stressed locations or sectors must be mindful of exposure to related risks

  • By: Doug Watt
  • February 1, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

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…

Aston Hill makes changes to two funds

Aston Hill Asset Management has announced it will assume responsibility for portfolio management of Aston Hill Advantage Bond Fund and Aston Hill MBB Trust.

  • By: Staff
  • January 31, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 16:48

Why you don’t outsource compliance

John Derek Lane, president and CEO of Lane Capital Markets, has been sanctioned by the Financial Industry of Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for delegating all of…

  • By: Katie Keir
  • January 31, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 11:20

Massive economic shift underway

By now there’s little debate: the global economy is slowing. The deleveraging process has been slow, with business leading the way, followed by the consumer.…

  • By: Staff
  • January 31, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

XTF Capital launching seven new ETFs

XTF Capital, the exchange traded fund division of First Asset, has announced plans to launch seven new ETFs based on the Morningstar research.

  • By: Staff
  • January 31, 2012 September 6, 2018
  • 00:00

Will feds’ fall fiscal update respond to Canada’s competitiveness woes?

Fiscal update could provide measures for economic stimulus

  • By: Staff
  • November 16, 2018 November 16, 2018
  • 16:02

Does U.S. industrial production data indicate slowdown?

Some economists are downgrading their U.S. GDP forecast for Q4

Manufacturing sales up 0.2% in September

Small gain caps off strong quarter

Ontario government supports FSRA, CCMR in fiscal update

The Progressive Conservatives will introduce legislative amendments to bolster the new financial services and pensions regulator

  • By: Staff
  • November 16, 2018 November 16, 2018
  • 13:52

Clients need help understanding passive versus active: survey

The quest for lower fees might be confusing the issue

  • By: Staff
  • November 16, 2018 November 16, 2018
  • 11:21

Ontario won’t go along with federal passive income rules

Fall economic statement also includes pledge to review financial planner and advisor oversight

Evolve launches global bond ETF

Firm also launches U.S. dollar unhedged units of an ETF

  • By: Staff
  • November 14, 2018 November 14, 2018
  • 16:37

Horizons launches ETF focused on next-generation tech

The ETF tracks the Solactive Industry 4.0 Index

  • By: Staff
  • November 6, 2018 November 6, 2018
  • 12:10

Horizons ETFs enters RI market with new sustainable fund

Fund offers access to some of the world's largest environmentally responsible companies

  • By: Staff
  • November 1, 2018 November 1, 2018
  • 13:58