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Bond funds vulnerable to second wave: Bank of Canada

Funds navigated initial market stress fairly well, but are left exposed to future turmoil, research finds

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Smart beta managers to add more ESG analysis

EMEA asset owners lead the way, but North American investors are catching up, report finds

  • By: Katie Keir
  • August 6, 2020 August 6, 2020
  • 10:40

Amid Q2 surprises, world economy following forecast: Fitch

With China shining but Europe stumbling, global economic forecast seems on target

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Pandemic turns banks into preppers

Regulators' proposals aim to ensure banks can endure severe negative events

IGM Financial’s Q2 earnings dip, but investment returns strong

The Winnipeg-based firm reported net earnings of $183.5 million, down from $185.1 million a year ago

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 6, 2020 August 6, 2020
  • 13:15
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CSA reforms syndicated mortgage rules

Regulators harmonize exemptions and enhance disclosure requirements

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Canaccord’s investment banking revenue surges in Q1 2021

The firm reported a 30% year-over-year increase in investment banking revenue

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 6, 2020 August 6, 2020
  • 11:21

CI acquires majority stake in Aligned Capital

Firm has $10 billion in assets, over 200 advisors

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GTA home sales jumped in July

Average home prices are also up 16.9% from a year ago, at $943,710


PEAK settles with MFDA

Fund dealer admits to not fully investigating suspected rep misconduct

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IIROC gets clean sheet in CSA review

No issues found in targeted review of SRO's enforcement function

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Letter: What’s the rush to merge IIROC and MFDA?

SRO reform should serve the public interest and investors’ needs, writes John Carson of FAIR Canada

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Address change would be temporary until quarantine efforts are lifted

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 1, 2020 May 13, 2020
  • 10:21
OSC Dialogue 2017 to feature FCA, SEC executives

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Helping advisors find opportunities for accredited continuing education

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  • October 23, 2019 July 22, 2020
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His remarks come a day after Manulife said Covid-19 hampered the company’s second quarter to the point where its net income dropped to half of…

The pandemic could affect when and how clients divorce

Lawyers explain the factors around choosing valuation dates for assets

Protecting yourself from claims when clients are stressed

Dissatisfied investors may confront advisors due to poor performance

To be continued

Advisory firms were forced to act quickly to deploy their business continuity plans and adapt to the challenges posed by Covid-19