In The News

BNN: Canadian Banks Read-Through from U.S. Financials Earnings

Rob Wessel appeared on BNN this morning to talk about the Canadian banks. Rob discussed the implications to the Canadian bank profitability from the earnings reported by the U.S. large-cap financials thus far. He also talked about the firm’s new ETF, the Hamilton Capital Canadian Bank Variable-Weight ETF (HCB) as a vehicle to gain exposure to mean reversion, one of the most popular themes in Canadian…

Are the Canadian Banks Becoming Too Powerful? (Globe and Mail)

Over the past few years, the Canadian banks have been praised for avoiding the worst of the global financial crisis. This success is firmly rooted in public policy (and good management) since, for much of the past century, Canadian policy makers – i.e., governments and regulators – sought to create a very powerful and Canadian-controlled banking system. Click to Download»

That Was Then, This is Now: Comparing the European Debt Crisis to the Credit Crisis (Globe and Mail)

Europe’s current sovereign debt crisis bears many similarities to the recent U.S. Credit Crisis. Both crises involve(d) two roughly $14 trillion dollar economies weakened under the weight of too much leverage, particularly within the financial system. Both have seen central bankers provide unprecedented monetary accommodation as they struggle for ways to support economic growth. What’s more, bank stocks have acted in both cases as a daily…

Stay Informed!

We are Canada's leading specialists in the financials sector.
Subscribe to get notified of our latest insights, updates and upcoming events.