Category Archives: Business

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Hurricanes, nukes, and central banks shake markets

September didn’t waste any time reminding investors of its reputation as the worst month for markets. Just as Hurricane Harvey petered out, Irma took aim at the Caribbean and Florida. North Korea’s largest yet nuclear test sent investors scurrying for … Continue reading

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Economic data overpowers Harvey and Kim

This week began with Hurricane Harvey’s devastating floods in Texas rocking energy markets, and Kim Jong Un’s missile test through Japanese airspace rattling global markets in general. But a steady stream of much stronger than expected economic releases boosted optimism … Continue reading

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Bahamas Hosted Networking Social

SAVE THE DATE & RESERVE YOUR SPOT BAHAMAS HOSTED NETWORKING SOCIAL Taking Your Business International Monday, October 23th, 2017 (6:00 PM) With 12 Great Hosts to Help You Network Join our MetroActive hosts and members for an evening towards overcoming … Continue reading

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Federal Department of Finance proposes tax measures affecting tax planning using private corporations

On July 18, 2017, Finance Minister Bill Morneau released draft legislation and other proposals, currently put forward for consultation, outlining changes with respect to tax planning using private corporations. The purpose of the proposed legislation is to close perceived loopholes … Continue reading

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Soaring Loonie dampens S&P/TSX gains

For the first time in two years, the Canadian dollar climbed this week to above 80 cents U.S – powered by a strong economy, rising interest rates, and a weak U.S. currency. The Loonie’s strength weighed on Canadian stocks, pressing … Continue reading

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