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Amid Q2 surprises, world economy following forecast: Fitch

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

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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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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

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  • August 6, 2020 August 6, 2020
  • 13:15
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Net income stable for CI in Q2

Redemptions were down in a quarter that saw CI acquire ownership stakes in two U.S. RIAs

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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
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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

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Corporate boards significantly lack Black and racialized Canadians: study

Getting data on other marginalized groups is difficult

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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

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Manulife Financial’s net income halved due to pandemic

Net income was $727 million for the period ended June 30, down from $1.47 billion a year ago


PEAK settles with MFDA

Fund dealer admits to not fully investigating suspected rep misconduct

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Queen’s business school offers new fintech degree

The one-year master's program is aimed at working professionals

GWL sells subsidiary to Mackenzie, beats Q2 earnings expectations

The sale of GLC Asset Management is for $175 million in cash

Workers in finance and insurance continue to struggle with mental health

Morneau Shepell's mental health index score for July remains low

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 5, 2020 August 5, 2020
  • 13:29

CI acquires majority stake in Aligned Capital

Firm has $10 billion in assets, over 200 advisors

Financial Horizons appoints new Quebec leadership

James McMahon will retire at the end of the year

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 29, 2020 July 29, 2020
  • 12:28

New asset allocation head at Gluskin Sheff

Matthew Lehmann brings more than a decade of experience to the role

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 13, 2020 July 13, 2020
  • 10:56

Advocis appoints two new board members

One of those appointed will also chair the IAFE board

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 9, 2020 July 9, 2020
  • 11:22

Horizons launches emerging markets ETF

The new fund is part of Horizons' Total Return Index ETF series

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 5, 2020 August 5, 2020
  • 11:01

Manulife terminates funds

The investment manager discontinued its goals-based investing program

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 28, 2020 July 28, 2020
  • 11:05

CIBC adds to ETF shelf

The asset manager has launched two global equity ETFs

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 27, 2020 July 30, 2020
  • 10:39

SEC proposes fund reporting overhaul

The proposals seek a more investor-friendly approach to fund disclosure

OSC seeks to ban securities fraudster

Regulator to hold hearing for Canadian serving time in U.S.

Everyone lies online — just not in virtual hearings, please

OSC publishes guide for online proceedings

Insolvencies remain low in June

Year-over-year insolvencies have dropped sharply

Fixed income ETFs dominate flows in July

ETFs had their second strongest month of the year

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 5, 2020 August 5, 2020
  • 11:19

Spending trends positive, but risks remain: TD

Short-term trends appear rosy, but end of CERB looms

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  • 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