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Jul 11, 2019, 04:30 ET Asian Economies Benefiting From US-China Trade Tensions Amid Vulnerable Global Economic Outlook, Says PwC

The initial round of tariffs imposed by the US government on China imports earlier this year has started to make significant and demonstrable impacts on global trade, according to analysis released...


Jul 04, 2019, 03:00 ET Leaders Need to Take Responsibility for, and Action on, Responsible AI Practices - PwC

The estimated $15.7trn economic potential of artificial intelligence (AI)[1] will only be realised if the integration of responsible AI practices occurs across organisations, and is considered before ...


Jun 20, 2019, 04:00 ET PwC Launches Solution Supporting Audit of Cryptocurrency

PwC is pleased to announce an important addition to our existing "Halo" suite of auditing tools that we can use to provide assurance services for entities engaging in cryptocurrency transactions....


Jan 17, 2017, 12:00 ET Oracle and PwC Team Up to Offer Unparalleled IFRS 9 Compliance Expertise

Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications and PwC announced today a global collaboration to offer premium technology, implementation and consulting solutions to help financial institutions...


Jul 03, 2012, 09:45 ET Canadian IPO market still struggling in second quarter: PwC

TORONTO, July 3, 2012 /CNW/ - The quarterly survey of Canadian equity markets by PwC revealed only two new issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), leaving the Canadian market for initial public...


Jun 27, 2012, 10:41 ET Canadians want convenient government eservices, with 62% preferring a single government ID card: PwC Citizen Compass report

More than 3,000 Canadians weighed in on issues related to the convenience, cost and control of eservices TORONTO, June 27, 2012 /CNW/ - Canadian governments, at all levels, are introducing or have...


Jun 12, 2012, 00:01 ET Internet access and TV subscriptions will spur Canada's entertainment & media market to outpace the U.S.: PwC's Global E&M Outlook 2012 - 2016

Report says it's the "end of the digital beginning" mobile advertising is the greatest opportunity and asks how companies will implement their mobile strategies TORONTO, June 12, 2012 /CNW/ - The...


Jun 07, 2012, 08:00 ET Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Canadian Olympians share their approach to success as the Games near

TORONTO, June 7, 2012 /CNW/ - On Tuesday, June 12, five Canadian athletes sponsored by PwC Canada will meet in Toronto to share their thoughts on Olympic preparation and excitement for the upcoming...


Apr 02, 2012, 09:30 ET Poor first quarter casts shadow on 2012 Canadian IPO Market: PwC

TORONTO, April 2, 2012 /CNW/ - One of the poorest quarters for Initial Public Offering (IPO) activity in recent history has left the Canadian IPO market struggling for traction, and the outlook for...


Mar 15, 2012, 14:36 ET Media Advisory - Forest products industry leaders to explore doing business in uncertain times at PwC conference May 10, 2012

Delivering value, innovation and growth in a volatile world VANCOUVER, March 15, 2012 /CNW/ - Over 450 CEOs, senior executives, service providers and policy makers will discuss how companies are...


Mar 15, 2012, 08:17 ET With a multi-generational workforce, is Gen X getting the squeeze?

In PwC report on workforce performance, this "quiet majority" among key areas of concern TORONTO, March 15, 2012 /CNW/ - Boomers are making up less of the Canadian workforce than they used to and to...


Mar 08, 2012, 07:00 ET Budget 2012: The path is clear for transformational changes

PwC provides insight into the upcoming federal budget TORONTO, March 8, 2012 /CNW/ - According to PwC, Budget 2012 is expected to put forth changes to Canada's Economic Action Plan to address its...


Feb 27, 2012, 08:38 ET 2012 shaping up to be a demanding year for Canadian banks; Regulatory demands and narrowing domestic growth prospects will challenge bank performance: PwC

TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - While Canadian banks continue to be the envy of their global peers, regulatory demands, and a fragile global economy will still make the next year a challenging one,...


Feb 24, 2012, 08:00 ET Canadian CEOs more bullish on expansion using M&A than G7 and US counterparts: PwC global study

TORONTO, Feb. 24, 2012 /CNW/ - A slower economy is not stopping Canadian CEOs from using mergers and acquisitions as a key growth strategy, as their desire to expand into foreign markets grows. This...


Feb 14, 2012, 08:00 ET Global Emerging Middle (GEM) is the next big market, to be over US$6 trillion by 2021: PwC

However according to Canadian CEOs, the US remains their primary focus TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Globally, businesses are now looking at the 'Next 4 Billion' nations for growth, they include...


Feb 13, 2012, 08:00 ET Canada's tax system well ahead of G8 and BRIC economies, places in Top 15 of global rankings

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian business tax rate has been reduced to a low of 28.8% resulting in a total tax rate ranking of 39 for Canada out of the 183 economies included in Paying...


Jan 30, 2012, 08:00 ET Macro-economic risk top issue with global banks: CSFI and PwC survey

'Banana Skins' poll identifies top threats to banks; Canada among the better prepared TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2012 /CNW/ - The risk of another recession and a renewed banking crisis is top of mind with...


Jan 24, 2012, 12:30 ET Despite economic concerns, Canadian CEOs are resilient and ready for growth

Growing sense of preparedness and a surprising optimism amongst Canadian CEOs and their global peers TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2012 /CNW/ - Nearly half (48%) of the 1258 CEOs polled worldwide believe the...


Jan 23, 2012, 16:28 ET Sandra Pupatello joins PwC as Director of Business Development and Global Markets

Former Ontario Minister of Economic Development and Trade brings her skills to PwC TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2012 /CNW/ - PwC is pleased to announce that Sandra Pupatello, former Ontario Minister of Economic ...


Jan 18, 2012, 07:55 ET Business needs to do more to manage deal risks in growth markets, urges PwC report

PwC analysis of 200+ deals identifies common problems Over 50% of deals in growth markets fail to move from external due diligence to completion Of the deals sampled, on average 50% of the investment ...


Jan 03, 2012, 09:00 ET Canadian IPO market struggles to hit $2 billion in 2011: PwC Survey

TORONTO, Jan. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian market for Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) nearly ground to a halt in the fourth quarter of 2011 as the total IPO market struggled to peak at $2 billion for ...


Dec 17, 2010, 09:05 ET Global mining companies predict gold rush in 2011

Majority of gold producers poised for growth in production levels: PwC report TORONTO, Dec. 17 /CNW/ - Despite the current strength in the price of gold, mining companies in Canada and globally are...


Dec 14, 2010, 09:09 ET PwC offers series of consumer technology trends to watch for in 2011 and
beyond

TORONTO, Dec. 14 /CNW/ - Interactive e-books, mobile shopping carts and more virtual experiences outside of gaming will be some of the emerging technologies to watch for in 2011 and beyond, according ...


Dec 13, 2010, 09:00 ET While majority of higher income Canadians are comfortable with their debt
levels, almost two thirds plan to decrease debt over the next 12 months: PwC

Consumers interested in new bank products to help them manage debt TORONTO, Dec. 13 /CNW/ - A majority of higher income Canadians are comfortable with their debt levels (67%). Despite this, most...


Dec 10, 2010, 09:30 ET 20 Reasons why this was a banner year for Canada's capital markets

But U.S. monetary policies, Europe's debt crisis and food inflation cause for concern: PwC TORONTO, Dec. 10 /CNW/ - PwC's December Capital Markets Flash report highlights 20 reasons why Canada is the ...