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Building wealth with IPPs

An individual pension plan can be an effective vehicle for funding a business owner's retirement and minimizing their personal taxes. It can also play a…

  • By: Al Emid
  • July 26, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 07:00

IIROC’s slush fund

IIROC currently holds over $32 million in an Externally Restricted ABCP Fund derived from fines and interest - a substantial sum of money by anybody’s…

CIBC launches brokerage app

CIBC has launched its new CIBC Mobile Brokerage App, which gives investors the opportunity to make trades on the go through their mobile device, in…

  • By: Staff
  • July 25, 2011 June 16, 2018
  • 11:08

Weekly Pulse: Apple pie

Political posturing continued this week as U.S. President Barack Obama embraced a $3.7 trillion debt cutting plan from a bipartisan group of senators known as…

Hedge funds struggling in June

Hedge funds continued to struggle in June as volatile market movements created a difficult trading environment, according to a commentary from Man Group plc, a…

  • By: Staff
  • July 25, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

CSA aims for compensation clarity

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) has announced new reporting standards, aimed at providing investors with a better understanding of key risks, governance matters and compensation…

  • By: Staff
  • July 22, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 12:00

Lower inflation hints at later rate hike

Fears of a September interest rate increase were partially allayed this morning, when StatsCanada reported lower than expected inflation for the month of June. The…

Faceoff: Index, friend or foe?

Two advisors weigh the merits of passive investing friend.

Opportunity lies under ruins of global economy

Unprecedented geopolitical and economic changes have left a trail of destruction, but they’re also breeding new investment opportunities around the world. A panel of investment…

IIROC rules against Melaney Phillips

A hearing panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) has found that Melaney Phillips violated IIROC rules by making unsuitable recommendations and…

  • By: Staff
  • July 21, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 15:26

Mercer names new wealth management head

Mercer has named Cara Williams as the new global head of its wealth management operation. She will continue in her role as global head of…

  • By: Staff
  • July 21, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 11:53

Pensions post meagre Q2 gains: survey

Faltering global equity markets largely erased fixed income advances within pension funds during the June quarter, according to a survey just released by RBC Dexia…

  • By: Staff
  • July 21, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 11:10

Franklin Templeton fund pushes frontiers

Franklin Templeton Investments launched today the Templeton Frontier Markets Fund, an emerging markets fund to be managed by investing guru Mark Mobius and his team.…

  • By: Staff
  • July 21, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 11:06

Despite likelihood of NAFTA deal, BMO head worried about trade

Darryl White doesn't have one specific ask for Bill Morneau

Where rates are headed—and how fast

Achieving a neutral policy rate of 2.5% to 3.5% will be a slow process

‘Zombie’ firms dragging down productivity: Deloitte

About 16% of Canadian public companies fit into the OECD's category, a new study says

IIROC fines branch manager $17,500 for inadequate supervision of DSC fund trading

The advisor involved was fined in 2016

  • By: Staff
  • September 20, 2018 September 20, 2018
  • 15:51

Many clients want to be their own boss

Millennials are especially entrepreneurial

  • By: Staff
  • September 20, 2018 September 20, 2018
  • 13:40

Clients interested in philanthropy? Become an expert

New designation for advisors revolves around gift planning strategies

  • By: Staff
  • September 20, 2018 September 20, 2018
  • 12:31

European investment managers increase use of ETFs, bonds

More than 90% of professional investors were using ETFs this year

  • By: Staff
  • September 20, 2018 September 20, 2018
  • 12:15

TDAM makes changes to ETFs

Underlying indexes, fund names and management fees of certain funds affected

  • By: Staff
  • September 19, 2018 September 19, 2018
  • 14:41

How active is an active fixed income ETF?

Analyzing a fund's human element

  • By: Staff
  • August 22, 2018 September 19, 2018
  • 00:00