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Report calls for changes to rules governing DC plans, RRSPs

ACPM says proposals would increase RRSP limits and better reflect today’s economic realities

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Posted on: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 21:01:07 +0000

Liberal throne speech emphasizes tax cut with few details on other priorities

Advisors will have to wait for information on stock options, annuities and other measures

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Posted on: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:51:02 +0000

Fitch bumps up Canada’s GDP forecast for 2019

The rating agency also foresees no rate hikes from the central bank in 2020

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Posted on: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:40:39 +0000

Digital wealth management platform adds execs

Andrew Aziz and Kian Rafia join the d1g1t team as it plans U.S. expansion

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Posted on: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:07:53 +0000

Expect stress testing for climate risk, NBF warns

Report examines the role of regulators and central bankers in combating the effects of climate change

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Posted on: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:00:01 +0000

Harassment becoming a due-diligence issue

Institutional investors are increasingly asking about sexual harassment at portfolio-management firms

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Posted on: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 16:39:19 +0000

Canada posts biggest monthly job loss since financial crisis

Statistics Canada said Friday the economy lost 71,200 jobs last month

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Posted on: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 16:38:50 +0000

U.S. employers added 266,000 in November

The unemployment rate dipped to 3.5%, matching a half-century low

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Posted on: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 16:34:48 +0000

BoC governor Poloz won’t seek second term

Poloz's term expires on June 2, 2020

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Posted on: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 16:17:52 +0000

Latest market numbers

Go here for the latest TSX numbers. Go here for Canadian market commentary from TMX Money. Go here for global market numbers from Bloomberg’s World Stock Indexes page. Go here for the latest Canadian dollar exchange rates (USD, EUR, GBP) from the Bank of Canada.

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Posted on: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 14:30:00 +0000