Market value: Professional investors’ views about financial reporting in Canada

Learn about the outcomes of interviews with professional investors on the financial and non-financial information they use, their views on non-GAAP measure and what they believe could be improved in financial reporting.

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When making investment decisions, investors value formal financial reports, including the financial statements, Management’s Discussion and Analysis (MD&A), annual information form (AIF) and management proxy circulars.

Our report, Market Value: Professional Investors' Views about Financial Reporting in Canada, co-sponsored by PwC and Veritas Investment Research, summarizes insights from one-on-one interviews with 30 professional investors, including chief investment officers, portfolio managers and buy- and sell-side analysts.

You will learn about their views on:

  • the transition to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • how they use financial reports
  • the information they use in decision-making
  • non-generally accepted accounting principles (non-GAAP) measures
  • the areas of reporting that should be improved

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