Leo Almazora

Leo Almazora

Leo Almazora is a news editor who has been writing for Wealth Professional Canada since 2016. His work has led him to cover a wide range of topics in the financial services industry, including ETFs, mutual funds, fintech, alternative assets and strategies, investor protection, investment industry regulation, ESG, and holistic financial planning.

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How the Bridging Finance scandal has cracked trust in private debt

Top advisor slams 'bad apple' firm, says hard work and due diligence needed to regain investors' faith in alternative industry

How the Bridging Finance scandal has cracked trust in private debt

Canada’s ETF industry is a growth underachiever, says Cerulli

Report predicts market will heat up amid trends involving advisors and continued product development

Canada’s ETF industry is a growth underachiever, says Cerulli

Ninepoint, Evolve pursue ESG commitments through carbon neutrality

Firms' new offerings provide carbon-neutral exposure to bitcoin and North American equity indexes

Ninepoint, Evolve pursue ESG commitments through carbon neutrality

Canada’s financial firms answer call for global COVID-19 aid

Big Six banks, insurers, and other financial institutions pledge support for countries hard-hit by the pandemic

Canada’s financial firms answer call for global COVID-19 aid

Ottawa widens COVID-19 rapid test availability to businesses

Ottawa makes screening tests available at 40 Shopper's Drug Mart locations in Ontario – but independent businesses urge more

Ottawa widens COVID-19 rapid test availability to businesses

‘She overcame incredible adversity’

Financial planner and entrepreneur Julia Chung shares how her mother’s values were the foundation of her own professional success

‘She overcame incredible adversity’

Wealth firms must show ESG commitment to grow, says JD Power

Survey of investors at full-service firms reveals need to accommodate values and specialized needs

Wealth firms must show ESG commitment to grow, says JD Power

Ninepoint announces new alternative investment offerings

The firm has debuted a new bitcoin ETF and is introducing a new liquid-alt offering for fixed income investors

Ninepoint announces new alternative investment offerings

Borden Ladner Gervais snaps up AUM Law

Acquisition marries long-standing legal expertise in investment management with array of regulatory compliance offerings

Borden Ladner Gervais snaps up AUM Law

How Evolve is helping advisors avoid FOMO over FANGMA stocks

President and CEO of Evolve ETFs explains how new TECH ETF solves operational hurdles faced by Canadian advisors

How Evolve is helping advisors avoid FOMO over FANGMA stocks