Financial health of Canadian pension plans declined sharply in February

The solvency positions of Canadian defined benefit pension plans took a hit in February due to plummeting bond yields an…

INVESTMENT | March 05 2020 12:30PM
OSFI consults on new benchmark rate for uninsured mortgages

The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions has announced that it is considering a new benchmark rate for…

P&C | February 19 2020 02:59PM
Global growth could disappoint in the near term: CIBC

A new economic forecast from CIBC Capital Markets suggests that global growth could well disappoint investors in the nea…

SOCIETY | January 17 2020 02:05PM
Growth in Canada expected to slow in 2020

Manulife Investment Management released its 2020 Global Macro Outlook this week. The report looks closely at a number of…

SOCIETY | January 16 2020 11:00AM
Scotiabank’s Global Outlook: lower odds of a U.S. recession

An expected trade truce between China and the U.S. significantly reduces the odds of a recession occurring in the U.S. i…

INVESTMENT | January 14 2020 01:21PM
Canada resilient to trade tensions

Financial advisors and economists spoke of Canada’s resilience, despite ongoing trade tensions.

INVESTMENT | January 09 2020 03:00PM
International returns expected to be modest

The Canadian market may disappoint some investors in 2020, while returns internationally are expected to be “modest.” Bu…

INVESTMENT | January 08 2020 03:00PM