a broad measure of the financial assets of Canadian households. It encompasses those financial instruments and investments held for the purpose of accumulating and preserving wealth.
In the context of the balance sheet, financial wealth is shown by the underlying investment vehicle. These vehicles are the building blocks of the products shown in the financial wealth by business line exhibits. Throughout the report, financial wealth is presented through a variety of lenses, including breakdowns by product/business line, distribution channel, tax status, segment and region.