Savings rates fail to return to 2016 highs

By Sarah Davidson For Savings rates are still failing to return to levels seen before interest rates were cut last year – despite the base rate bouncing back up again in November.  Rates have risen slightly following November’s base rate rise from 0.25 per cent to 0.5 per cent, but they are still languishing […]

Why the exploding popularity of ETFs may be creating some great stock buying opportunities

Exchange-traded funds are attracting a lot of money, but is their rising popularity among investors leaving some areas of the Canadian stock market unexplored and rife with buying opportunities? Stephen Takacsy believes it is. The chief executive and chief investment officer at Montreal-based Lester Asset Management has been discovering a lot of cheap stocks and […]