Bank of Nova Scotia set to catch up

Bank of Nova Scotia has underperformed the other Big Five Canadian banks since the onset of the pandemic in March 2020. For instance, TD Bank, our other safety-conscious bank pick, is now up 22% from its pre-COVID-19 high. Scotiabank is up just 10%. That’s mostly… Read More

Diversify with these non-bank financials

Most investors typically hold two, three or more of the big five Canadian banks. That makes sense given their steady profit growth and rising dividends. They also give investors exposure to a wide variety of financial services, including mutual funds, retirement planning and insurance.
Even so,… Read More

Hi Pat: Is ING Group a good investment? Thanks.

ING Group NV (ADR), $11.70, symbol ING on New York (ADRs outstanding: 3.9 billion; Market cap: $44.2 billion;, is a global financial institution that offers banking, insurance and asset management to approximately 75 million clients in Europe, the U.S., Latin America, Asia and Australia… Read More