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RBC crowned best performer in solid year for Canada’s banks

July 4, 2022

Canada’s biggest bank has topped the table in profitability and overall performance.

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True north, strong and green?

June 28, 2022

Finding a way to harness Canada’s vast resources that delivers both a prosperous and sustainable economy is key to its future, but can the reality live up to the ambition?

Tier 1 capital steadily rises at biggest Canadian banks

November 2, 2021

Toronto Dominion Bank, the country’s largest bank by assets, saw its holdings of core capital increase by 41% between 2016 and 2020.

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Toronto Dominion Bank heads Canada’s big six

September 1, 2021

Toronto Dominion Bank claims the top slot for best overall performance among Canada’s banks, while dominant lender RBC is the most profitable.

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Top 500 Banking Brands 2020

February 3, 2020

The world’s top banking brands have faced numerous headwinds in the past 12 months, resulting in a drop in global brand value. 

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Scotiabank leverages its footprint for innovation

January 2, 2020

The group head of international banking and digital transformation at Canada’s Scotiabank is a firm believer in building a flexible and open technology architecture to take advantage of the innovation ecosystem. 

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Canadian banks shore up defences against global headwinds

November 1, 2019

Faced with an increase in geopolitical and economic threats, Canada's banks are ramping up activity in loan-loss provisions and wealth management. 

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Do bumps in the road lie ahead for Canada's banks?

January 2, 2019

Canada's banks have enjoyed a profitable few years, but are now faced with issues such as the US-China trade war, a dip in the mortgage markets, and a new counter-terrorism act coming into force. Lucien Chauvin assesses the likely impact of these events.

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RBC CEO Dave McKay looks to stay ahead of technology

October 2, 2017

RBC’s CEO, Dave McKay, explains to Joy Macknight how artificial intelligence and advanced data analytics will help see the Canadian bank through the fundamental changes facing the industry.

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Canada’s co-operative approach to fintech

October 2, 2017

Canada’s fintech ecosystem is flourishing due to the backing of banks, academic institutions and government. Together they are also taking steps to capitalise on the country’s leading position in artificial intelligence research, as Joy Macknight reports.

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