News

'By no chance is the best-case scenario priced in

But portfolio manager warns that pot investors can't get lazy and think every U.S. MSO is a home run

Why Canada's been given clear signposts by Biden

Portfolio manager assesses what the monumental week in Washington might mean for this country

Investors and advisors diverge on 2021 outlook

Professionals harbour mixed feelings as investors show no fear, quarterly survey shows

ETFs punched above their weight in 2020

Pound for pound, Canadian ETFs outclassed mutual funds in terms of asset growth and net sales last year

Features

Active matters: a dynamic approach to ESG investing

Senior managers at 1832 Asset Management, the registered investment fund manager for Dynamic Funds, explain why active ESG funds offer more potential for positive change and investor returns

Residential MICs did well in 2020, what does their future hold?

MIC firm COO on the risks and tailwinds these investment vehicles may encounter in 2021

Why senior housing's investment potential goes beyond COVID

Hazelview Investment's portfolio manager argues secular tailwinds and vaccine rollout support long-term case for healthcare housing investment

People moves

Planswell eyes global expansion with C-suite appointments

Toronto-based financial-planning startup pursues international ambitions following early U.S. success

Regulators

Man faces multiple bans for pot pump-and-dump scheme

Former CEO exploited 2018 pot mania to inflate company share prices by 450%, says OSC

Father impersonated son to fool clearing broker, regulator alleges

Elder family member accused of providing advice despite being under investigation with no compliance oversight

Magazine

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Investments

ETFs punched above their weight in 2020

Pound for pound, Canadian ETFs outclassed mutual funds in terms of asset growth and net sales last year

2020 was second-biggest year for VC, says KPMG

Global venture capital space poised for continued tech investment strength in Q1 2021

Why investors must 'keep their foot on the pedal'

CIO says many of the Biden themes could be here to stay and that it's not too late to invest

Most CPAs accept the ESG accounting challenge

Accounting professionals recognize importance of non-financial information, though

ESG ETF assets surge, but most miss UN sustainability goals

New figures highlight difficulty in mitigating industry-wide 'greenwashing' problem