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Foreign Exchange

Correlations with the Canadian dollar

Eric Theoret, Currency Strategist, discusses oil prices and yield spreads as key drivers for the Canadian dollar, providing a forecast into 2019.

February 13, 2019

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Precious and Base Metals

Gold and Silver Annual Outlook

Gold closed 2018 down 1.5% while Silver’s 9% losses joined most other commodities’ broad declines in 2018. Download a report providing an outlook.

January 2, 2019

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Prime Services

AIMA and Scotiabank: Handbook to Launching Alternative Mutual Funds in Canada

Watch Video AIMA and Scotiabank: Handbook to Launching Alternative Mutual Funds in Canada
Foreign Exchange

How oil prices are shaping our 2019 CAD outlook

Watch Video How oil prices are shaping our 2019 CAD outlook
Economics

Commodity Price Index - January 2019

Watch Video Commodity Price Index - January 2019

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    February 6, 2019

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    RBC iShares: Complementary platforms unite

    The RBC iShares brand is a strategic alliance for ETF products and their distribution in Canada. Download a report discussing the deal…

    January 14, 2019

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    Should ETFs be studied?

    One controversial aspect of the upcoming rebate pilot held by the SEC is the inclusion of ETFs in the study. Canadian regulators are proposing…

    January 7, 2019

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    December 20, 2018

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    December 17, 2018

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    December 11, 2018

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    November 26, 2018

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    The SEC issued a detailed statement explaining their regulatory approach to crypto assets, investment vehicles, and trading. Download a report summari

    November 19, 2018

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    Download a report summarizing recent developments in equity market structure in Canada and the U.S.

    November 13, 2018

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    TSX Market on Close Facility Changing

    The TSX is introducing a closing offset order into the Market On Close facility. If approved, it will be implemented in Q2 2019…

    November 2, 2018

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    On October 4, 2018 the Canadian Securities Administrators published final amendments to key mutual fund regulations, affecting both the mutual fund...

    October 15, 2018

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    SEC’s proposed ETF rule mandates transparency

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    July 3, 2018

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    June 25, 2018

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    ETF NAVs: Looking under the hood

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    April 11, 2018

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