News

Flexibility has never been more important, warns CIO

Buy-it-and-forget-it approach has been a casualty of the pandemic as prolonged uncertainty beckons

BoC should keep rate at 0.25% for 'at least the next year'

Independent group makes recommendations ahead of bank's interest rate meeting next week

COVID-19 impact likely worst for young Canadians, diverse communities

Poll shows heightened expectations of financial insecurity and reduced income

Amid all the gloom, Canadian house prices surged in Q2

Prices increased significantly as supply struggled to keep up with demand says Royal LePage

Features

Institutional level diversification in private debt

Asset manager explains how they created a truly diversified solution for HNW investors, offering institutional quality exposure to niche private debt strategies

Asset managers hope to boost growth with partnership

Calgary firm aims to seize 'critical time' by joining forces with private equity platform

Building something special

Frank Mauro tells WP how his entrepreneurial spirit and time-tested value approach have fuelled Wellington-Altus' rise to $10 billion in AUM

People moves

Advocis bolsters board of directors

National association of financial advisors names two new appointees

Regulators

Former advisor fined for complaint reporting failures

The respondent violated IIROC regulations and misled staff during an investigative interview

FAIR Canada backs OSC's DSC proposals

Investor advocate group reiterates past calls for reform, urges changes for better client protection

Magazine

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Investments

Why 'market-neutral' fund label belies bewildering diversity

Investors expecting safety might want to watch out for lack of uniformity in performance and strategies

Fiera Comox rolls out flexible private credit strategy

Firm brought in two seasoned pension-fund managers to launch opportunistic mandate that spans US and European space

Why investors are quickly overcoming stigma around gold

Portfolio manager believes precious metal is a good hedge against 'new math' of financial engineering and money printing

Horizons ETFs cut fee on gold ETF

Change in management fee represents more than two thirds reduction in cost

Canadian ETF inflows reach $4bn in June

Latest figures show industry on pace for record as first half of 2020 sees largest inflows in a decade