Friday, August 27, 2010

RBC Q3 2010 Earnings

• BMO cuts price target to C$53 from C$63; rating outperform• CIBC cuts price target to C$56 from C$62; rating sector performer • KBW cuts price target by C$2 to C$58; rating outperform• Macquarie cuts target price to C$56 from C$60; rating neutral• UBS cuts price target to C$66 from C$68; rating buy__________________________________________________________ Scotia Capital, 27 August 2010Event•

National Bank Q3 2010 Earnings

• BMO raises target price to C$71 from C$70; rating outperform• Canaccord Genuity raises price target to C$69 from C$68• Credit Suisse raises target price to C$69 from C$68• Macquarie cuts price to C$67 from C$68; rating neutral• RBC raises price target to C$74 from C$71; rating sector perform.__________________________________________________________ Scotia Capital, 27 August 2010Event• NA

Canadian Banks Confident Ahead of New Basel Rules

Thomson Reuters, 27 August 2010Canada's banks appear set to handily absorb stiffer global capital and liquidity rules being developed by the Basel banking committee, meaning they could soon begin raising dividends and making acquisitions.While the new regulations won't be released until November, the CEOs of Canada's big six banks have begun speaking more confidently about their ability to adopt

Thursday, August 26, 2010

CIBC Q3 2010 Earnings

Scotia Capital, 26 August 2010Event• CIBC (CM) reported an increase in cash operating earnings of 22% YOY to $1.66 per share beating expectations due to surprisingly strong trading revenue/wholesale earnings and slightly higher security gains. Operating ROE was 21.5% with RRWA of 2.39%.Implications• Wholesale Banking operating earnings declined 33% YOY to $123 million, but remained surprisingly

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

BMO Q3 2010 Earnings

Scotia Capital, 25 August 2010Event• BMO cash operating EPS increased 9% to $1.14, below our estimate of $1.20 and consensus of $1.21. Earnings were lower-than-expected due to extremely weak trading revenue and lower security gains, partially offset by lower than expected LLPs. Operating ROE was 13.9%.Implications• Positives for the quarter were credit and strong operating results in core

Monday, August 23, 2010

Property Insurance

Property Insurance

Property is subject to many types of losses. It can be natural or unnatural. From unnatural losses one can save their property by using burglar alarms or any other special devices. However in case of natural disasters like earthquake , fire, floods or any other disaster one cannot find out a way to foolproof the security of their property. But now a days a new concept of property insurance is buzzing in the market and the new jargons like Home Property Insurance , Commercial Property Insurance, Business Property Insurance, Rental Property Insurance, Let Property Insurance, Rented Property Insurance, Landlord Property Insurance and Property Liability Insurance etc. can be heard of in the market. This is the way people feel confident about their property and this is the way if something happens to their property or their business they will be given with the enough money to pay their losses with the help of Property Insurance.

Property insurance comes in many flavors that means it can be modified as per the customer needs like covering jewellery, furniture, paintings, rented property etc but in the property insurance these things can be insured only after attaching certain documents as these are not directly insured under property insurance.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Credit Suisse: Revenue Growth to Slow for Banks

Credit Suisse, 19 August 2010As Canadian bank earnings/returns on equity (ROE) benefit from declining credit charges, slowing revenue growth represents a headwind.We forecast provisions for credit losses (PCLs) to decline 35% and 36% in 2010 and 2011, respectively, providing a substantial boost to group profitability. However, as this earnings/ROE driver loses momentum, the onus falls on revenue

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Preview of Banks' Q3 2010 Earnings

Scotia Capital, 12 August 2010Banks Begin Reporting Third Quarter Earnings August 24 - Uninspiring• Banks begin reporting third quarter earnings with Bank of Montreal (BMO) on August 24, followed by Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM) on August 25, Royal Bank (RY) and National Bank (NA) on August 26, Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) on August 31, Canadian Western (CWB) on September 1 (after market

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Manulife Q2 2010 Earnings

Citigroup Global Markets, 5 August 20102Q10 a miss – Operating EPS of (C$1.36) compared unfavorably to 2Q09 EPS of C$1.09, and was well below our estimate of $0.00 and FC of (C$0.62). While disappointing, we did not find much during our initial review of the results with respect to business line performance that came as a surprise in terms of sales or underwriting trends. But, Canadian GAAP

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Types of Life Insurance

Types of Life Insurance

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Now there are different types of life insurance policies available in the market, some policies allow the insurer to participate in the profits of the insurance company; others give the assurance to return certain percentage of the investment independent of the profit of the company.

The types of life insurance pollicies can be divided into two types:

1. Whole Life Insurance (or Permanent Life Insurance): The permanent life insurance policy is a life insurance policy which covers the whole life of an individual. This is why it is also called whole life insurance.

2. Term Life Insurance: In term life insurance policy an individual can buy a life insurance policy that covers a fixed number of years and hence the name term life insurance. Term life insurance can be one to hundred years.