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(i) Benchmark securities serve as a general indicator of the level and directional movement of the overall debt market. In the Canadian fixed income market, benchmark (also known as bellwether) securities are the current 3-month, 6-month, and 1 Year Government of Canada Treasury Bills and 2-year, 3-year, 5-year, 10-year and 30-year Government of Canada Bonds. Benchmark Treasury Bills and Bonds are often used to determine the relative values of other fixed income securities.

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(ii) CanDeal provides institutional market participants with an electronic marketplace for Canadian dollar debt securities that delivers optimal transparency, efficient trade execution and unique business intelligence data, while reducing operational risk. Institutional investors from around the globe leverage CanDeal to gain direct access to our dealer network, including all of Canada's Primary Dealers. CanDeal is the benchmark for Canadian fixed income pricing. Sourced directly from our dealer network, hundreds of thousands of price updates are received daily to produce a real-time “bid/ask” composite of the market. For more information or to inquire about further bond information, visit www.candeal.com.



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By Fund Library News Wire | Friday, September 21, 2018

By Mike Keerma

The major North American stock indices shrugged off escalating trade tensions between the U.S. and China, and, well, just about everyone else, as the S&P 500 Composite Index posted a gain of 0.9% on the week, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a record high 26,743.50, for a gain of 2.2% on the week. Toronto’s S&P/TSX Composite Index rose 1.3%, buoyed by a 2.7% weekly advance in the price of crude oil and a decline in the rate of inflation in July, to 2.8% from 3% in June. Weakness among the U.S. tech giants, however, contributed to flat performance in Friday’s session and kept the broader indices in check, while the Nasdaq Composite Index ran a marginal loss of 0.3% on the week.


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By Robyn K. Thompson | Friday, September 21, 2018



Q – I’m recently divorced, and I’m wondering what my next steps financially should be. My ex-husband and I shared a financial advisor and had both joint and separate accounts. That’s been sorted out, and the settlement has been finalized. But now what? Should I keep the same advisor or look for a new one? And what are the next steps in planning? – Monica G., Vaughan, Ontario


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By Knowledge Bureau | Thursday, September 20, 2018

TAX PLANNING FROM THE KNOWLEDGE BUREAU



By Evelyn Jacks

The Canada Caregiver Credit (CCC), new in 2017, is still poorly understood and a complicated tax break to explain. For these reasons, many Canadians have missed claiming it. But it’s important to get up to speed on this. The credit can help families under medical stress and can make a big financial difference when added to their year-end review or to adjust 2017 tax returns for missed claims. Here’s how it works.


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By Dave Paterson | Wednesday, September 19, 2018



The CI Cambridge Canadian Dividend Fund is a multi-year FundGrade A+® Award winner, and currently carries a FundGrade A Grade for August. A clue to the fund’s outperformance is its tilt towards smaller-cap companies. Manager Stephen Groff looks at total return instead of just dividends, searching for quality companies that pay a fair dividend and offer compounding returns.


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By Olev Edur | Tuesday, September 18, 2018



The European equity fund category has been a middling performer for the past several years, with a five-year average annual compounded rate of return of 7.8% through July 2018, placing it 16th among 55 fund categories for that period. But Benjamin Zhan, portfolio manager of the Dynamic European Equity Fund, has far surpassed that average and topped the category with a five-year return of 12.8% through the end of July. And that’s earned the fund its current FundGrade A Grade rating.


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