Fossil Free Portfolios Trending But Some Question Wisdom of Divestment
The call for investment funds to cull the stock of fossil fuel companies from their portfolios is flaring up. Some question such a blunt approach.
This week's top story: Pimco outlines new bond strategy
In an era of historically low interest rates advisors will want to note the new direction of the bond investing giant.
CIBC Mellon Still Best Custodian in Canada
Advisors dependent on CIBC Mellon for settling client orders will continue to breathe easy. The company has been named--for the eight straight year--best custodian in Canada.
Most Read: Are your clients prepped for a correction?
Experts say, with a market correction inevitably on the horizon, now is the time for investment advisors to ensure their clients are invested defensively.
Retirement savings to relieve financial stress
Advisors south of the border are dealing with clients who, distracted by personal finance problems, are tapping into their savings to relieve the stress.
Advisor: Canadian banks are safe havens
Advisors and industry analysts alike are boasting about the stability of Canadian banks, proposing that it's not only an international marker, but an indication that investors can breathe easy.
Approve bill to ward off FATCA delay: Industry leader
With FATCA at our heels, advisors are backing the push to approve a federal bill, which would ease the transition and lesson the blow of the new U.S. tax compliance act, which takes affect July 1.
A hot pursuit for Russell Investments
One of Canada's Big Six may have lost its footing in the race to snatch up infamous pension and investment management firm, Russell Investments, which would mark one of the bank's biggest purchases to date.
Morning Market Note: May 14, 2014
A slowing global economy and deflation are worrying western economic leaders. China announces new policies to sustain growth. Here in Canada AGF works on a turnaround. BMO Harris continues to grow its advisor teams in the United States.
Advisor: the grass isn't greener in the East-side
Those advisors in awe over China and its astonishing growth rates, should keep their envy at bay, as the grass only appears to be greener and won't stay that way forever, suggests one wealth professional.