Finance Minister Carole James laid out a mostly stay-the-course provincial budget Tuesday in Victoria, albeit, with some surprises. To see the 10 biggest takeaways from B.C.’s 2018-19 provincial budget click here.
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The Bank of Canada walked back some of its enthusiasm about the nation’s outlook in a decision that kept interest rates unchanged, saying the economy may have more capacity than previously thought to grow without fueling inflation. The Ottawa-based central bank kept its overnight benchmark rate at 1.75 percent, reiterating it expects to eventually remove… Read more »
Questrade Wealth Management Inc. of Toronto has agreed to make a voluntary payment of $2.9 million to settle allegations that it failed to identify and respond to conflict of interest when it sold eight of it’s ETFs to Toronto-based Wisdom Tree Asset Management Inc. in July 2017, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) announced Tuesday. To… Read more »
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The Bank of Canada has decided to raise it’s benchmark interest rate to 1.5% noting trade tensions. To read an update on the budget click here.
An Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) hearing panel has approved a settlement with Toronto-based Royal Mutual Funds Inc., in which the mutual fund dealer will pay more than $1 million to settle allegations that it contravened the mutual fund sales practices rule by paying reps higher commissions to sell its proprietary funds, the OSC announced on… Read more »