Dividends are like marriage, buybacks are like dating

With Canadian stock buybacks at an all time high, author Ian de Verteuil explains the motives and mixed signals behind the newfound "love affair"

Ruth Saldanha 15 August, 2019 | 2:27AM

 

 

Ruth Saldanha: A recent CIBC report found that Canadian buybacks are running at 50% higher than the highest point ever. Author, Ian de Verteuil, calls it Canada's newfound love affair with buybacks. And he's here with us today to discuss his findings.

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