DB pension plans mark highest single quarter return

Canadian defined benefit pension plans experienced a pronounced upsurge in the second quarter, posting a median return o

INVESTMENT | July 30 2020 01:30PM
Intact Financial reports strong growth in underwriting income

Intact Financial says COVID-19 is expected to impact direct premiums written growth in the mid-single to low-double digi

P&C | July 29 2020 03:00PM
U.S. applications for life insurance up in June

After pandemic-related declines in March through April, U.S. life insurance application activity rose for the second con

LIFE INSURANCE | July 28 2020 11:55AM
Canadian economy expected to contract six per cent in 2020

The BMO Financial Group BMO Blue Book, released July 22, says small businesses are the foundation of local economies and

INVESTMENT | July 24 2020 09:40AM
ETF and mutual fund sales climb in June

Mutual fund sales continued to climb in June, while exchange-traded funds (ETFs) outpaced fund sales both during the mon

INVESTMENT | July 22 2020 12:00PM
Critical illness insurance: competition behind the numbers

Each month, the Insurance Portal presents a short comparative table on a type of individual insurance product sold in Ca

LIFE INSURANCE | July 21 2020 02:30PM
P&C insurance: 167 companies’ financial results

Exclusively for PRO subscribers, the Insurance Portal presents the financial results of 167 companies in Canada’s proper

P&C | July 21 2020 10:05AM