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IIAC Welcomes New Board Chair and Vice Chair (IIAC Blog)

IIAC Welcomes New Board Chair and Vice Chair (IIAC Blog)

Greg Woynarski, Managing Director and Global Head of Origination, Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets, Scotia Capital Inc., was elected the 2015-2016 Chair of the Board of Directors of the Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC) at its AGM in Toronto on June 10, 2015. 

John Chambers, Chief Executive Officer, FirstEnergy Capital Corp., was elected First Vice Chair. 

“The IIAC provides leadership for the Canadian securities industry with a commitment to a vibrant, prosperous investment industry driven by strong and efficient capital markets,” said Greg Woynarski. He added: “Over the years, we have had a great impact on … Continue reading

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Statement by Ian Russell on the passing of Ross Sherwood (IIAC Blog)

Statement by Ian Russell on the passing of Ross Sherwood (IIAC Blog)

In Memoriam: Stuart Ross Sherwood made an incredible contribution to the local and national investment communities. Ross enjoyed an illustrious 44-year career at the investment firm of Odlum Brown Limited, which included six years as the firm’s President and CEO. Other roles he had held include Director of the Canadian Securities Institute and the Canadian Investor Protection Fund; Governor of the Vancouver Stock Exchange; and Chairman of the Pacific District Investment Dealers Association. He also served on numerous boards, including the Sauder School of Business at UBC.

We, at the IIAC, are deeply saddened by his passing. … Continue reading

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Assets of ETFs and ETPs listed globally reached 2.55 trillion US dollars at end of May 2014, according to ETFGI

Assets of ETFs and ETPs listed globally reached 2.55 trillion US dollars at end of May 2014, according to ETFGI

ETFs and ETPs listed globally gathered US$22.4 billion in net new assets in May which, when combined with a small positive market performance in the month, pushed assets in the global ETF/ETP industry to a new record high of US$2.55 trillion, according to preliminary data from ETFGI ’s May 2014 Global ETF and ETP industry insights report.

At the end of May the Global ETF/ETP industry had 5,283 ETFs/ETPs, with 10,293 listings, from 219 providers listed on 59 exchanges.

The ETF/ETP industry in many countries and regions also hit record highs in assets at the … Continue reading

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