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Markets jittery but not bearish yet: NBF

The yield curve signals that the overall trend should be up, despite volatility

  • By: Staff
  • January 26, 2022 January 26, 2022
  • 14:18
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This week’s people moves

High-level management shifts occurred at several notable firms

  • By: Katie Keir
  • January 27, 2022 January 27, 2022
  • 14:51
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Going digital could preserve U.S. dollar’s global status

Costs and benefits of central bank digital currency depend on design choices, Moody's says

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Global financial sector’s credit outlook improves

Insurers' outlook more positive than negative for first time during pandemic

Background of Canadian money: 5,10,20,50,100 dollar bills and coins, loonie, toonie, quarter, dime, nickel, penny

Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold but warns of looming hikes

The Bank of Canada warned Wednesday that rates will need to rise to bring inflation back to the central bank's 2% target

Businessmen are skeptical looking at stock market charts.

Mackenzie introduces interval private credit fund

The new fund doesn't have a lockup period, but there's a limit to quarterly redemptions

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European regulators integrate ESG into KYC

ESMA proposes making sustainability part of suitability

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Inflation, rising rates shaping currency outlook

Commodity prices and global growth should support the Canadian dollar

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Fundata recognizes 57 companies at annual event

A total of 386 funds received the firm’s FundGrade A+ award

  • By: Staff
  • January 27, 2022 January 27, 2022
  • 12:36
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U.S. economy grew 5.7% in 2021

Consumer spending and private investment drove the growth

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Equity underwriting surged, debt slumped in 2021: Refinitiv

BMO leads equity league tables, RBC tops the debt charts. The tech sector accounted for 19% of Canadian IPO activity

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Fed plans to raise rates as soon as March to cool inflation

The central bank also said it would phase out its monthly bond purchases in March

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Canada’s tax system too complex for automatic filing, study suggests

C.D. Howe report recommends separating access to benefit programs from the filing of tax returns

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Fund sales soar, assets climb: IFIC

Mutual fund sales outpaced ETFs last year, but assets rose faster for ETFs

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Helping clients make decisions in tumultuous times

For clients making life changes during Covid-19, advisors are providing clarity

Don’t let FOMO from social media affect your investing decisions, experts say

While not a new phenomenon, "social media puts FOMO on steroids,'' Neil Gross says

Inflation lessons from history

It’s time to stress-test client portfolios

  • By: Jim Otar
  • December 17, 2021 December 17, 2021
  • 11:17

Younger investors more likely to drop advisors, embrace DIY investing

The appetite for professional financial advice breaks sharply along generational lines