Housing affordability at ‘crisis level’ in Canada’s most expensive market, say economists
30 Jul

Housing affordability at ‘crisis level’ in Canada’s most expensive market, say economists

Housing affordability in Canada’s most expensive market — Vancouver — is at “crisis levels,” according to a new study, which says the re-acceleration of home prices, along with higher interest rates, are “slamming” ownership costs again. The cost of buying a home in Vancouver reached its highest levels on record in the first quarter of this year, according to the RBC Housing…

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Mutual-fund regulators push for more fee transparency
05 Jun

Mutual-fund regulators push for more fee transparency

Canada’s mutual-fund regulator is looking to further expand the way investment fees are reported to investors to include ongoing costs – such as management expense ratios – in annual reports. On Thursday, the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (MFDA) released a discussion paper asking for industry feedback on how to improve the transparency around…

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A number of risks could derail global economic growth
19 Mar

A number of risks could derail global economic growth

Ian Russell While most experts are calling for modest economic growth around the world in 2018, there are a number of risks this year that can potentially derail capital markets at home and abroad, says the president and CEO of the Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC). Ian Russell told the Empire Club of Canada in early January…

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