14 hrs ago
The Globe and Mail
Mark Carney's tribute to Canada
Canadians are not in the habit of thinking of their country as similar to the euro zone group of countries, but Mark Carney, in his speech to the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal on Tuesday, presented Canada's monetary union, with "internal real exchange rates," as a much more successful version of the same phenomenon as the euro zone.
Myrtle Beach Online
Bank plans to expand into Georgetown
The bank will open a loan production office at 1187 N. Fraser St. in Georgetown in three to four weeks, with plans to expand it into a full-service branch this summer, pending needed approvals from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
Departing Bank Watchdog Dickson Keeps Focus on Risks
Canada 's banking regulator Julie Dickson says that her agency is a dark place, and that gives her comfort as she prepares to enter her final year on the job.
Wed May 22, 2013
Shane Deal to join Department of Commerce
Commissioner Mike Rothman announced Deal will serve as Deputy Commissioner of Financial Institutions.
National Mortgage News
A Holy Alliance: Financial Institutions and Vendors under CFPB
Investors Continue to Drive Home Price Increase Pro Teck CEO Tom O'Grady discusses the April 2013 Home Value Forecast, featuring the Los Angeles, Atlanta and Warren, Mich.
Financial Institutions, Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.18
Financial Institutions, announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 22nd, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports.
Mortgage News Daily
House Rejects CFPB Testimony on Qualified Mortgage Rule
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The Fresno Bee
Business: Feds, state green-light Valley bank merger
Federal and state regulators have given Central Valley Community Bancorp approval to move forward with its acquisition of Visalia Community Bank.
Tue May 21, 2013
The Globe and Mail
It may be the 'devil's metal' but what the devil is going on with silver?
OSFI watching mortgages Canada's banking watchdog says the transition to higher interest rates - when it comes - could be "very painful." Like those in most developed countries, interest rates have been at emergency lows for years.
Mon May 20, 2013
Pensions & Investments
Berkeley professor, students win AQR Insight Award
A research paper on predicting market returns for currency and other investments won the 2013 AQR Insight Award, the second year AQR Capital Management has awarded $100,000 for unpublished research.
RPT-Fitch Ratings to Host Global Banking Conferences in Nine Cities in June 2013
Fitch Ratings will host its annual Global Banking Conferences in nine cities, beginning Monday 10th June 2013 in Frankfurt.
Fri May 17, 2013
Fitch: Canada Moving Ahead on Bank Contingent Capital Plan
CHICAGO, May 17 Canadian bank regulators have moved ahead of their global counterparts in specifying the terms under which certain types of contingent capital could be converted to common equity in a bank stress scenario.
Wed May 15, 2013
Five Star parent fills corporate secretary post
Rizzo's tenure as corporate secretary began in early 2010. In addition to leaving that post, he will retire as general counsel on May 31, the filing shows.
Tue May 14, 2013
Globe and Mail
Would shorter amortizations make the housing market safer?
The latest idea being floated by The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions is to limit amortizations to 25 years for homeowners who have put down 20 per cent of the purchase price or more.
Mon May 13, 2013
OSFI looking at whether low risk, uninsured mortgages also need tightening
Canada Mortgage Trends says it has been notified that the national banking regulator is looking at a possible further tightening of mortgage rules _ this time for those with low risk mortgages that don't require government-backed insurance.
The Bank of Santa Barbara Honored for 'Premier Performance'
The Bank of Santa Barbara has been recognized by The Findley Reports on Financial Institutions as a "Premier Performance" bank based on 2012 year-end financial results.
Sun May 12, 2013
The Globe and Mail
OSFI probes longer-term uninsured mortgages, could act
The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions is seeking to get a handle on how much risk uninsured mortgages, those where the borrower does have a down payment of at least 20 per cent, pose to Canada's banks.
Fri May 10, 2013
Wisconsin credit unions post 7.6% gain in 1Q profits
Net income for Wisconsin credit unions increased 7.6% in the first quarter from a year ago, the industry's state regulator said Friday.
Mortgage rates reported below EU average
The Central Bank today released figures for March 2013 showing the rates of interest paid by households and businesses for loans and received for placing deposits with Financial Institutions.
Wed May 08, 2013
Societe Generale Settles Litigations Against MBIA
The settlement favorably ends a longstanding dispute involving credit default insurance written by MBIA and its affiliates covering multiple structured credit products.