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October 10, 2018 3:15 PM Woman who spent $21 million at Harrods fights U.K. order to explain source of her wealth

Hajiyeva’s husband, former International Bank of Azerbaijan chairman Jahangir Hajiyev, was sentenced to 15 years in jail in his home country in 2016 for fraud and embezzlement. The case marks Britain’s first use of Unexplained Wealth Orders, introduced this year in a bid to curb London’s status as a haven for ill-gotten gains. The orders allow authorities 11

August 29, 2018 6:24 PM National Bank reports third-quarter profit up 10 per cent from year ago

National Bank chief executive Louis Vachon said it was “another quarter of excellent performance in each business segment thanks to sustained revenue growth and effective cost management.” The bank said its personal and commercial banking group earned $248 million in the third quarter, up from $235 million in the third quarter of 2017. The wealth management 10

August 3, 2018 4:53 PM Influential coach Bev Priestman leaves Canada Soccer

Bev Priestman, a key coaching figure in Canadian women’s soccer, is leaving the program to become an assistant coach with the English women’s team. England’s Football Association said Priestman, an English native, will serve as head coach Phil Neville’s No. 2 with the Lionesses. Priestman’s many roles in Canada Soccer included director of the so-called 18

August 3, 2018 2:53 PM A hidden Amazon fortune: Jeff Bezos’ parents could be worth billions, a stake that could be worth $30 billion today

In 1995, Jackie and Mike Bezos plowed $245,573 into their son’s fledgling e-commerce website, according to a prospectus two years later. It was a big gamble, Mike Bezos, the stepfather of Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos, recalled onstage during a 2015 event at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. “I want you to know how risky this is,” the son told his parents 21

July 23, 2018 4:39 PM TD to add 200 advisers to help wealth unit reach profit goal

Toronto-Dominion Bank, building on its deal for money manager Greystone Capital Management Inc. earlier this month, plans to hire 200 advisers in Canada this year to boost profit at its wealth-management division as much as 10 per cent. The additions are part of Toronto-Dominion’s push to expand in a division that includes online investing, advice and asset 21

July 16, 2018 12:29 PM An aisle-by-aisle look at how to buy Canadian at the grocery store

TORONTO—Some consumers have vowed to take their patriotism to the supermarket and buy only made-in-Canada products after the federal government slapped retaliatory tariffs on dozens of U.S. goods as part of an escalating trade war with the country’s biggest trading partner. However, avoiding products from south of the border that are on the tariff list is easier 72

June 25, 2018 1:07 AM New trust fund rules meant to crack down on tax evasion

While trust funds have been used by wealthy families for decades to manage their inheritances, offshore trusts based in tax havens like the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands are also used by the wealthy to move their riches beyond the reach of tax authorities. A Toronto Star/CBC investigation last November revealed that the chief fundraiser 18

June 3, 2018 9:33 PM Should you join your money with your honey?

When the dust settles after the ceremony, reception and second helpings of tiered wedding cakes, newly married couples in Canada must decide whether to join their banking. Technically speaking, so long as the couple works together to achieve their goals as a team, they can do joint or separate banking. But, in my experience, the benefits of combining 22

May 29, 2018 5:21 PM Canadian farmers planting a wealth of chickpea crops to match demand

WINNIPEG—The rising appetite for hummus is driving Canada’s farmers to plant the biggest chickpea crop in 11 years. They’re poised to plant 140,000 hectares this season, more than double what was sowed last year, the agriculture ministry said last week in a report. At the same, they’re reducing the area planted with other so-called pulses, such as peas and lentils 22

May 21, 2018 1:20 AM Angels’ Shohei Ohtani strikes out nine in win over Rays

ANAHEIM, CALIF.—Shohei Ohtani left the mound to a standing ovation after his longest, deepest start for the Los Angeles Angels. He doffed his cap with a weary right arm, acknowledging the roars for the latest milestone in his remarkable rookie season. The Angels already knew Ohtani had a prodigious talent. He also showed a wealth of tenacity while beating 22