A Canadian PM explains why factor-based strategies may be just as vulnerable as more traditionally risky investments
The Venture Capital Markets Association has unleashed a broadside at current regulators and industry groups, particularly IIROC, while coming out in strong support of the proposed national regulator.
A new magazine will arrive on the Canadian wealth management landscape next month, bringing a new and fresh voice and a heightened sense of focus on the needs and desires of advisors.
Handing down a $200k charge to a seasoned investor and chairman of a major public company, the OSC said the more sophisticated a market participant is, the more responsibility they must bear.
Another global major has reportedly been seeking to exit the Canadian wealth management business – following the route of the UK’s HSBC and Australia’s Macquarie. Why is Canada such hostile territory for foreign players?
Video games have gone from the world of fantasy forests and shoot 'em ups, and are starting to delve into the world of financial services.
Both industry insiders and industry critics are applauding Finance Minister Jim Flaherty's big win in his quest to form a national securities regulator.
New data show that so-called ‘loss leaders’ frequently result in losses for advisors, even as more of them turn to deep discounts to win business.
The OSC's director of enforcement says the regulator is making good on its pledge to step up criminal prosecutions and seek increased jail time for offenders of securities laws.
Holders of nine mutual funds being terminated by TD are being encouraged to speak with their financial advisors discuss their investment options.
Five years ago the financial crisis tested advisors and clients alike, and now we take a look back to see how it has changed the strategies of both groups