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Streetwise newsletter: This week’s best reads: TMX, Osler and Liquor Stores

A Bay Street sign, a symbol of Canada's economic markets and where main financial institutions are located, is seen in Toronto, May 1, 2013.

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Home Capital is a small victory with big lessons

The Ontario Securities Commission notched a signature win Wednesday by settling with Home Capital Group Inc. However, methinks the regulator doth protest too much in attempting to distance itself from the carnage that resulted from the OSC's allegations of disclosure problems at Canada's largest alternative mortgage company. Story (Andrew Willis)

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Investor complacency, teamwork is on the mind of PSP CEO André Bourbonnais

He's paying close attention to the pervading feeling that unsteady global conditions – from uncertain political moves in Europe and the United States to oil's price drop and worries over Chinese debt – can co-exist with high-flying markets. Story (Jaqueline Nelson)

Osler names new top executive

One of the firm's leading M&A partners will become National Managing Partner, the firm's top executive spot. Story (Mark Rendell)

Liquor stores vote-buying scheme attacked

The incumbent board at Liquor Stores, North America's largest publicly-traded chain of wine and spirits stores, launched a campaign last week that sees financial advisers paid five cents per share for each vote they obtain in favour of the current board, if the slate is elected at the company's annual meeting, scheduled for June 20. Story (Andrew Willis)

TMX looks to Israel for new listings amid international push

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TMX Group Ltd. is expanding its equity listings business into Israel, as it tries to court new issuers from around the world onto its two exchanges and continue to grow beyond Canada's borders. Story (Christina Pellegrini)

Elsewhere in Finance

Thomson Reuters Makes Its Market Data Blockchain-Friendly

The company released a tool on Wednesday that will allow customers to plug its market data into systems that run on the digital ledger technology known as blockchain. Story (NYT)

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