Elizabeth Warren declares war on private equity ‘vampires’ in new plan for Wall Street

Elizabeth Warren unveiled a policy proposal this week to slap new rules on private equity and “useless speculation” on Wall Street while rolling back President Donald Trump’s deregulation of the financial industry. Read More

Real estate investment firm Timbercreek hunts beyond Canada’s borders for undervalued REITS

Timbercreek Asset Management Inc., a Canadian real estate investment firm, plans to more than double its exposure to publicly listed companies amid an increasingly competitive private market. Read More

Manulife, Pimco load up on Colombian government peso bonds

Two of the world’s biggest asset managers loaded up on Colombian peso bonds in the last quarter as the government pledged to rein in deficits to defend the nation’s investment-grade credit rating. Read More

Listen up: BofC deputy governor has an important, if arcane, topic on her mind as retirement looms

Bank of Canada deputy governor Lynn Patterson is leaving the institution in a blaze of glory, at least by the standard she set for herself during six years of public service. Read More

Spain’s Banco Santander eyeing Canadian banking licence as more European lenders cross the pond

An Alberta-based subsidiary of Spanish lender Banco Santander SA is seeking to obtain a Canadian banking licence after more than 20 years of helping finance consumer car purchases. Read More

Desjardins to offer permanent digital protection to all members following breach

MONTREAL — The chief executive of Desjardins Group says it will offer permanent data protection to all its members — and not just those affected by a massive personal data breach reported last month. Read More