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Foreign investors’ sale of Canadian securities outpaces purchases in May

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International investors sold more Canadian securities than they bought in May, as cross-border mergers and acquisitions drove the first net divestment of equities this season. Sales totalled $5.45 billion, Statistics Canada said Thursday in Ottawa. That was led by $5.66 billion of stocks, as mergers and acquisitions of Canadian companies led to shares changing hands. International investors also bought $514 ...

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Are Canadian rate-sensitive funds on sale?

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The focus on Greece may soon be considered a rear-view mirror event, but Canadian investors should still be thinking about last week’s Bank of Canada’s rate cut, especially since U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has reiterated the onset of interest rate normalization south from the border continues to be a 2015 event. Regardless of whether rates of interest are ...

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