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Fed’s Powell: Public should understand risks of Bitcoin

There are risks and benefits to digital currencies, the Fed chair said

OSC corporate finance report aims to aid compliance

Conflicts, crypto, cyber risk: the year ahead in compliance

IIROC outlined the challenges for firms and regulators in a new report

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Canaccord joins S&P/TSX Composite index

The addition comes as the firm seeks a tie-up with RF Capital

Rovinescu joins Brookfield Asset Management as senior advisor

The former Air Canada CEO will focus on investments in the aviation and aerospace sectors

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 22, 2021 March 22, 2021
  • 10:30
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IRS announces filing extension for 2020 tax return

U.S. taxpayers will have until May 17 to file and pay taxes owing

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Canadian fund sales exceeded $23B in February

Balanced mutual funds led the way

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 19, 2021 March 19, 2021
  • 14:52
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Canada retains AAA rating from DBRS

Government still has capacity to support recovery and outlook is stable

Financial protection for the future, nest egg, retirement savings

FSRA proposes guidance related to pension benefits upon marriage breakdown

The regulator has outlined its supervisory approach to pension settlements

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 19, 2021 March 19, 2021
  • 14:13
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U.S. recovery ‘far from complete,’ Powell says

Continued support from the Fed will be required

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Canada’s high-yield firms bested U.S. counterparts in pandemic: Moody’s

Speculative-grade issuance is seen rising in 2021 amid investor appetite for yield

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CRA announces prescribed interest rates for Q2

The prescribed rate on loans to family members remains set at 1%

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 19, 2021 March 19, 2021
  • 12:39
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Oricia Smith named head of SLGI Asset Management

Smith was appointed interim president in October 2020

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 19, 2021 March 19, 2021
  • 10:58

Court allows $100-million lawsuit against OSC to proceed

The ruling overturns a Superior Court finding from last April

Extended job relief to cost Ottawa an extra $5 billion: PBO

The government announced last month it would add 12 weeks of eligibility to the Canada Recovery Benefit

Earnings down for Fiera in Q4

The firm’s AUM increased by more than $10 billion year over year

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 18, 2021 March 18, 2021
  • 11:14

Raymond James appoints new investment strategy head for Canada

Nadeem Kassam will provide market insights to advisors

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 10, 2021 March 10, 2021
  • 10:27

Pat Chiefalo joins Invesco

The former head of iShares Canada will serve as Invesco’s head of ETFs and indexed strategies in Canada

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 8, 2021 March 9, 2021
  • 10:50

FP Canada names new president

Tashia Batstone will replace the retiring Cary List

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 1, 2021 March 1, 2021
  • 13:42

Guardian Capital launches global equities ETFs

Both funds target companies that are expected to sustain strong, long-term growth

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 16, 2021 March 16, 2021
  • 10:38

Harvest boldly goes where no Canadian ETF has gone before

The fund company has filed a preliminary prospectus for a space innovation ETF

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 16, 2021 March 16, 2021
  • 10:26

IG Wealth expands offerings for HNW investors

New private pools include alternative and low-volatility strategies

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 15, 2021 March 15, 2021
  • 11:29

Fed to restore stricter capital requirements for large banks

The requirements were relaxed as part of the Fed's efforts to shore up the financial system

SEC alleges man sold insider trading tips on dark web

The regulator says anonymous online markets were used to traffic information used in illegal trading

OSC rules IIROC can go ahead with online hearing

There is no evidence that video hearings are unfair, regulator rules

Retail sales fell for a second consecutive month

Sales dropped 1.1% to $52.5 billion, said Statistics Canada

Canadian equities managers underperformed in a volatile year

In 2020, equities funds trailed the S&P/TSX by almost 5%

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 18, 2021 March 18, 2021
  • 15:28

TD economists bump up GDP forecasts

Vaccines, fiscal stimulus and a stronger start to 2021 underpin a rosier outlook

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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

Keep calm and listen to your clients

We haven’t been through anything like this, but we’ve been through similar crises and recovered

SEC warns of new digital offerings

So-called IEOs may be rife with the same misconduct associated with ICOs