Advisor: Forget the hype; focus on allocations
Too many advisors allow a mutual fund's back story to overshadow its actual returns, argues one industry veteran, reflecting on new research.
Advisor ban upheld by Supreme Court
The Supreme Court is standing with a provincial securities regulator on the controversial banning of an advisor.
OSC considers four new exemptions
A 90-day comment period allows for feedback on the new capital raising prospectus exemptions, proposed by the CSA.
Hearing set for Toronto man accused of $1 million in fraud
A businessman, who gained public notoriety for dealings with a former Conservative MP, will face the OSC next month.
Advisor voices concerns about new Advocis index
The Advocis Financial Advisors Index will incorporate the feedback from 500 of its members to measure industry confidence, based on key indicators from their clients.
DIY investors know the value of advice
Runner-up of this year's Horizon ETFs Biggest Winner Competition may have done it on his own, but that doesn't mean the competitor wouldn't consider financial advice down the line.
Consumer protection tops mind for Feds
Public feedback will shape a new financial consumer code to help Canadians make informed and responsible decisions for their families, finance minister says.
Arrow and BluMont unite
Under the acquisition, announced Tuesday, portfolio managers and advisors from both firms will continue to provide services to their respective funds.
Chop to advisor numbers ahead, says industry CEO
The head of Canada’s biggest independent firm suggests the industry is in for a significant culling of advisors. And could Toronto be hardest hit?
Financial advisor found guilty of murder
Advisor lived the high life - driving sports cars, dining at fine restaurants and staying at posh hotels - using more than half a million dollars of his client's cash.