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Canadian money

Cash products on the rise as interest rates spike

The pros and cons of the major products available to clients

Internet service technology

National Bank sells in-house financial planning tool to IT vendor

AdviceSuite to be incorporated into CGI Wealth360

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Crypto hacking hits record in 2022

Decentralized finance protocols were the top target of crypto thefts

Home For Sale Real Estate Sign in Front of Beautiful New House.

TRREB sees GTA home prices flatten, but realtors detect return of market activity

Few want to sell, fewer looking to buy, January sales down 44.6% year over year

US Capitol Building, Washington DC, USA

U.S. adds a surprisingly strong 517,000 jobs despite Fed hikes

Policymakers hope to bring down inflation by reducing job openings

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Canaccord Genuity buying Mercer’s Canadian private wealth business

The deal comes as Canaccord's management looks to take the firm private

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Industry moves this week

Several changes occurred across asset management and wealth management

  • By: Staff
  • February 2, 2023 February 3, 2023
  • 15:49
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Hub Financial acquires BridgeForce in Ontario

Protecting independence of advisors was “foremost” in the decision, BridgeForce co-presidents said

  • By: Staff
  • February 2, 2023 February 2, 2023
  • 13:22
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Feds’ share buyback tax to generate $3B over five years: PBO

Liberals said they will release details about the 2% tax in Budget 2023

Green forest

Sustainable issuance set to rise: Moody’s

Macro challenges, greenwashing concerns to keep new issue activity shy of record levels

EU flags waving in front of European Parliament building. Brussels, Belgium

ECB hikes rates, vows “we are not done”

The increase comes even as the European economy slows

retirement planning

Most Canadian snowbirds winging it financially: CIBC poll

Despite economic concerns, respondents didn't speak to a financial professional

  • By: Staff
  • February 2, 2023 February 2, 2023
  • 11:49
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Fed lifts rate by quarter-point and signals more hikes ahead

``It would be very premature to declare victory," Powell says

Stacking cubes

Prescribed rate set to rise, again, in Q2

The increase represents the fourth consecutive quarter that the rate has climbed

retirement planning

Most Canadian snowbirds winging it financially: CIBC poll

Despite economic concerns, respondents didn't speak to a financial professional

Equisoft combining online tools for advisors

My Financial Benchmark and Financial Calculators will be in one hub

How to help clients cope with inflation

Advisors can help clients build confidence and financial well-being

Turning social media leads into clients

Fewer than one-third of advisors surveyed had a defined marketing strategy

  • By: Staff
  • December 14, 2022 December 14, 2022
  • 14:02