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Strap on the Fitbit: John Hancock to sell only interactive life insurance

15h channelnewsasia
John Hancock, one of the oldest and largest North American life insurers, will stop underwriting traditional life insurance and instead sell only interactive policies that track fitness and health data through wearable devices and smartphones, the company said on Wednesday.
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Strap on the Fitbit: John Hancock to sell only interactive life insurance

16h reuters
(Reuters) - John Hancock, one of the oldest and largest North American life insurers, will stop underwriting traditional life insurance and instead sell only interactive policies that track fitness and health data through wearable devices and smartphones, the company said on Wednesday.
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M SPLIT CORP. - Monthly Dividend Declared for Class I Preferred Shares

17h globenewswire
TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- M Split Corp. ("M Split") declares its monthly distribution of $0.03125 per share ($0.375 annually) for Class I Preferred shareholders. The Class I Preferred share dividends are paid at an annual rate of 7.50% based on the $5 notional issue price. Distributions are payable October 10, 2018 to shareholders on record as at September 28, 2018.
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Canadian Life Companies Split Corp. Preferred Dividend Declared

17h globenewswire
TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canadian Life Companies Split Corp. (The "Company") declares its monthly distribution of $0.05208 for each Preferred share ($0.625 annually). Distributions are payable October 10, 2018 to shareholders on record as at September 28, 2018.
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North American Financial 15 Split Corp. Regular Monthly Dividend Declaration for Class A & Preferred Share

17h globenewswire
TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- North American Financial 15 Split Corp. (The "Company") declares its regular monthly distribution of $0.10000 for each Class A share ($1.20 annually) and $0.04583 for each Preferred share ($0.550 annually). Distributions are payable October 10, 2018 to shareholders on record as at September 28, 2018.
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Financial 15 Split Corp. Regular Monthly Dividend Declaration for Class A & Preferred Share

17h globenewswire
TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Financial 15 Split Corp. ("Financial 15") declares its regular monthly distribution of $0.12570 for each Class A share ($1.51 annually) and $0.04583 for each Preferred share ($0.550 annually). Distributions are payable October 10, 2018 to shareholders on record as at September 28, 2018.
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Dividend 15 Split Corp. Declares 174th Consecutive Monthly Distribution

17h globenewswire
TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dividend 15 Split Corp. declares its 174th consecutive monthly distribution of $0.10000 for each Class A share ($1.20 annually) and $0.04375 for each Preferred share ($0.525 annually). Distributions are payable October 10, 2018 to shareholders on record as at September 28, 2018.
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Mexican Gold Announces Organizational and Strategic Updates With Appointment of Dr. Carl Hering, PhD, as CEO and John Anderson as Chairman

2018-09-18 globenewswire
THUNDER BAY, Ontario, Sept. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MEXICAN GOLD CORP. (TSX-V:MEX) (OTCMKTS:MEXGF) (FRA:4QW1) (“MEX” or the “Company”) announces organizational changes planned to advance its Las Minas Project towards a point of development and further exploration. John Anderson will become the new Chairman of the Company replacing the current Chairman Ali Zamani, who will remain on the Board of Directors.
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Manulife Financial Corp. - Strong Operating Performance And Attractive Pricing

2018-09-15 seekingalpha - 1
Core ROE of Manulife Financial Corp. (NYSE:MFC) has increased from 11.5% in 2Q 2017 to 14.0% in 2Q 2018. The company is expected to continue this upward path in ROE from a combination of healthy business performance and cost control. Core earnings grew across its business segments.
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Manulife Financial on Strong Growth Graph: Apt to Hold?

2018-09-11 zacks
Estimates for Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC - Free Report) have been revised upward over the past 30 days, reflecting analysts’ confidence in the stock. The stock has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for 2018 move nearly 1% north to $2.03 and for 2019, revised 0.5% upward to $2.19. Manulife Financial is one of the three dominant life insurers within its domestic Canadian market and possesses rapidly growing operations in the United States as well as across several Asian countries.
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Why Is Manulife (MFC) Down 3.6% Since Last Earnings Report?

2018-09-07 zacks
A month has gone by since the last earnings report for Manulife Financial (MFC - Free Report) . Shares have lost about 3.6% in that time frame, underperforming the S&P 500.
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CANADA STOCKS-TSX led lower by energy stocks

2018-09-05 reuters
Sept 5 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index slipped on Wednesday, as energy stocks declined in tandem with a fall in oil prices and uncertainty around trade talks persisted.
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Sector Allocations

2018-09-03 seekingalpha - 2
This is a follow-up to my August 20, 2018 article, which included a portfolio review, but not sector information. (Note to non-PRO subscribers: I've avoided writing single ticker articles to prevent them from being paywalled, but SA made the dual-ticker August 20 article an Editor's Pick and paywalled it. C'est la vie.)
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CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as NAFTA optimism dulls

2018-08-31 reuters
Aug 31 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index slipped on Friday following a report that a North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) deal with the United States might not be concluded by the end of the day.
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Northview Apartment REIT: Valuation And Development Program Support Positive Outlook

2018-08-23 seekingalpha
Multi-family residential REITs are one of the best inflation hedges and one of the best hedges against rising interest rates.
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