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2 november 2023

10:19
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced he will travel to Washington, D.C. on November 3, 2023, to participate in the inaugural Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity (APEP) Leaders' Summit, hosted by the President of the United...

09:25
Morningstar, Inc. , a leading provider of independent investment insights, today announced Morningstar Medalist Ratingstm for 54 of the nation's largest 529 college-savings plans, which represent more than 90% of the industry's approximately $415...

08:30
The industrial and manufacturing world has seen significant change over the past few years, and the impact of this can be best seen in the data. According to a new report by global technology intelligence firm ABI Research, worldwide manufacturing...

07:30
CME Group, the world's leading derivatives marketplace, today reported its October 2023 market statistics, reaching an average daily volume (ADV) of 25.2 million contracts during the month, an increase of 11% over 2022 and the company's...

07:00
Media representatives are invited to a press briefing on Hydro-Québec's Action Plan 2035 ? Towards a Low Carbon and Prosperous Québec. This briefing will be held on Thursday, November 2, 2023, starting at 9:00 a.m....

05:15
A new report from Guidehouse Insights examines the global market for zero emissions refuse collection vehicles (RCV) chassis over the next decade....


1 november 2023

17:14
Immigration drives Canada's economy and fuels its future growth. As we continue to face an aging population and critical labour shortages in key sectors like health care, transportation and home building, newcomers are critical to help spur...

14:00
In October 2023, the Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) conducted the annual review of Canadian farm gate milk prices. As a result of the review and consultations with stakeholders, the CDC has postponed the farm gate milk price adjustment, representing...

14:00
Media representatives are invited to a press briefing on Hydro-Québec's Action Plan 2035 ? Towards a Low Carbon and Prosperous Québec. This briefing will be held on Thursday, November 2, 2023, starting at 9:00 a.m....

14:00
CVTech-IBC of Drummondville, a firm that specializes in the design and manufacture of continuously variable transmissions (CVTs), announces an investment in the capital stock of the company with the support of National Bank Private Investment (NBPI)....

09:56
As Canadians brace for the cold weather, November takes center stage as Radon Action Month with the release of a report by the Canadian National Radon Proficiency Program (C-NRPP). The report offers recommendations to evaluate indoor air quality and...

09:00
Desjardins Investments Inc. ("DI"), the manager of the Desjardins Funds, today announced changes to its Desjardins Dividend Income Fund (the "Fund"). The changes, described in detail below, consist in an amendment to the investment strategies and a...

09:00
Record population growth, strong commodity prices and consumer spending are expected to position Calgary and Alberta well in the year ahead, however challenging economic headwinds will have a dampening impact on growth. Top economists and business...

08:42
The Plan Collection, the pioneer of online home design plans, announces its annual home design and building predictions and trend report. Home renovations, sustainability, and AI-driven home technology advances are leading trends in 2024. With 8%...

08:39
Dream Exchange, the first minority stock exchange, in formation, proudly welcomes Celeste A. James, Principal of CA James Consulting, as a new investor. Celeste James, a national health equity strategist, has over 20 years of senior and executive...

08:15
Private sector employment increased by 113,000 jobs in October and annual pay was up 5.7 percent year-over-year, according to the October ADP® National Employment ReportTM produced by the ADP Research Institute® in collaboration with the Stanford...

08:00
Key takeaways Travel continues to soar: About half (48%) of Americans intend to travel this holiday season. Intent to travel between Thanksgiving and mid-January is up across all age and income groups with an average holiday budget of $2,725.More...

07:31
What do you picture when you think of retirement? More time to spend with family and friends. More time to travel and see the world. More time to enjoy hobbies. More time to volunteer and give back to others. While working Canadians focus on saving...

06:00
Today, the American Diabetes Association® (ADA) published the Economic Costs of Diabetes in the U.S. in 2022 (Economic Report), a comprehensive analysis assessing the financial burden of living with diabetes in the United States. The Economic Report,...

04:08
Since the establishment of ETF Connect scheme in July 2022, the connection of Mainland China and Hong Kong capital markets was further strengthened. As of October 25th this year, the number of ETFs offered through the scheme grew over 130 and the...


31 october 2023

11:07
Today, the Committee for Economic Development, the public policy center of The Conference Board (CED), issued a new Solutions Brief, Health Care Policy After the Pandemic. It examines urgent health care policy issues that the pandemic exposed and...

10:44
S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) today released the latest results for the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices. Data released today for August 2023 show that 13 of the 20 major metro markets reported...

10:00
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® declined moderately in October to 102.6 (1985=100), down from an upwardly revised 104.3 in September. The Present Situation Index?based on consumers' assessment of current business and labor market...

09:38
Corporate America has an opportunity to deepen its focus on rural America, especially through its philanthropic efforts. By doing so, companies can advance their social and environmental goals, generate tangible business returns, and help bridge the...

09:26
In an effort to minimize the devastating effects of climate change, encourage biodiversity, enhance wildlife habitat, and...

08:01
The third quarter posed significant challenges for Canadian DB pension plans within the RBC Investor Services All Plan Universe, amidst intricate market dynamics. These plans reported a loss of 4.0% in Q3, bringing down the year-to-date return to...

08:00
Today, VantageScore released its September 2023 CreditGauge, a monthly analysis highlighting the overall health of U.S. consumer credit. The average VantageScore credit score held steady in September for the third...

02:00
A new report by The Conference Board reveals early signs of a race among European employers to hire AI-ready talent as companies grapple with a slowing economy, a hot labor market, and declining productivity. The report, A Hot Labor Market in a...


30 october 2023

12:28
Sphinx Investment Corp. ("Sphinx") today announced that it has extended the expiration date of its previously announced offer to purchase all of the issued and outstanding common shares, par value $0.01 per share (the "Common Shares"), of Performance...

10:06
As the political noise leading up to national elections in 2024 begins its long crescendo, many American investors are nervously considering implications for their investment portfolios. Regardless of political affiliation, nearly half (45%) of...

08:31
Leadership of precast licensing innovator Recon Wall Systems today announces the unveiling of a parent entity, The Precast Forte Group. This new entity brings four sister companies together under one umbrella, affording clarity of purpose for each...

07:05
LendingClub Corporation , the parent company of LendingClub Bank, America's leading digital marketplace bank, today released key findings from the 27th edition of the Reality Check: Paycheck-To-Paycheck research series, conducted in partnership...

07:00
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that Canada will welcome European Union (EU) leaders to St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, for the 19th Canada-EU Leaders' Summit, which will run from November 23 to 24, 2023. Prime Minister...

06:11
The International Finance Forum (IFF) held its 20th Anniversary and Annual Meeting 2023 in Nansha, Guangzhou on October 28. During a parallel session that afternoon, world leaders and academics from around the globe explored the impact of...

05:19
The International Finance Forum (IFF) held its 20th Anniversary and Annual Meeting 2023 in Nansha, Guangzhou on October 28. During a parallel session that afternoon, world leaders and academics from around the globe explored the impact of...

05:13
The private sector should play bigger role in Asia's economy to maintain its growth momentum, panelists urged during the IFF 2023 Annual Meeting discussion on Sunday. Experts also called for structural reform to tackle long-term growth challenges...


29 october 2023

03:24
Global economy will slow to 3.1% in 2023 as monetary policy tightening, the war in Ukraine and lingering effects of the Covid-19 pandemic continue to affect global growth, the IFF Global Finance and Development Report 2023 projects.  China's GDP is...


27 october 2023

15:19
In a momentous decision with positive implications for the international financial community and Panamanian economy, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) today excluded Panama from its grey list. This announcement comes following an FATF plenary...

12:45
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Supporting SME growth contributes to economic development in Quebec's regions. That is why the Honourable Soraya Martinez Ferrada, Member of Parliament for Hochelaga, Minister of Tourism and...

12:09
During the 4th Urban Economy Forum held back in 2022, it was evident the need to establish a global platform for cities to access financial opportunities to address old and new pressing challenges, while at the same time creating the necessary...

10:14
The 15th edition of the World Halal Business Conference Circuit (WHBC) 2023 kicks off in London, United Kingdom today. Hosted by the Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry, Malaysia (MITI Malaysia), and organised by Halal Development Corporation...

10:00
Sustainable affordable housing solutions in local communities can contribute to both climate action and securing housing for low-income residents. Reducing energy consumption in these developments helps reduce emissions and they can also lower costs...

09:32
Aisha Yang and Musharaf Syed, Co-Founders and CEOs of Herbaland Naturals Inc. ? the largest gummy vitamin manufacturer in Canada ? are this year's EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2023 Pacific Overall Award winners. Yang and Syed were recognized as the...

07:00
US homebuilding bounced back in September 2023, after dropping in August to the lowest levels since 2020 as mortgage rates climbed. Despite elevated mortgage rates averaging above 7%, single-family starts posted a gain in September, according to...


26 october 2023

17:35
In returning to the negotiating table Friday, October 27 in Toronto, the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) is hopeful the federal government mediation process will help bring a swift resolution to a strike that in five days has cost...

12:05
Noughty Haircare, the beloved haircare brand from the UK, is thrilled to announce its Canadian launch at Shoppers Drug Mart, London Drugs and Walmart. With the introduction of four new lines available in-store and online? Wave Hello, Get Set, Grow,...

10:23
At the Future Investment Initiative (FII), a global summit, in Riyadh today, leading international figures...

09:17
Financial professionals expressed a notable reduction in economic confidence in North America in Q2, with mixed results elsewhere, according to the latest Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS)  by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified...

09:00
Morningstar, Inc. , a leading provider of independent investment insights, today published its seventh annual landscape study on health savings accounts (HSAs) available to individuals. The study evaluated 10 of the top HSA providers on two different...

08:00
Mid-market technology spending is at its highest level since before the pandemic, according to Deloitte Private's "2023 Mid-market technology trends report." More than half (53%) of respondents said their organizations are spending above 5% of...