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Invesco to rebrand investment funds

The company is moving to a unified global brand and retiring the Perpetual, PowerShares and Trimark names

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MD Financial announces alternative investment product

MD Platinum provides institutional-level investment strategies to Canadian discretionary retail investors

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 15, 2018 March 15, 2018
  • 13:00
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RBCGAM announces ETF maturity date

The portfolio structure of RBC Target 2018 Corporate Bond Index ETF results in a duration profile similar to that of an individual bond

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Investors approve two Counsel merger proposals

The mergers will be implemented on March 23.

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 12, 2018 March 12, 2018
  • 16:20
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Changes to Excel’s fund lineup

SLGI and Excel are proposing that the current master declaration of trust governing Excel’s suite of funds be amended

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Covington Fund II re-opens for redemptions

Proceeds from a potential sale may enable an additional re-opening of the fund to complete further redemptions

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New RBC ETF focuses on Canadian firms committed to gender diversity

RBC Vision Women’s Leadership MSCI Canada Index tracks Canadian companies that have a significant percentage of women in leadership positions

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 8, 2018 March 8, 2018
  • 09:23
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BMOAM introduces five new ETFs

Three of the new ETFs focus on Canadian investment-grade bonds while the remaining two are hedged and unhedged versions of two existing specialty income ETFs

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Forstrong portfolios now available to DS advisors, clients

These strategies provide access to a diversified range of global exposures that complement benchmark-centric or domestic portfolios

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Harvest Portfolios Group introduces new ETF

Harvest European Leaders Income ETF aims to provide cash distributions and the opportunity for capital appreciation with lower overall volatility

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ETFs weather market sell-off

Year-to-date inflows into ETFs are slightly outpacing the same period from 2017

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 6, 2018 March 6, 2018
  • 07:57
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Evolve to launch active fixed-income ETF

Evolve Active Core Fixed Income ETF aims to invest mainly in international, high-quality, fixed-income securities

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Equity funds drop in February: Morningstar

Every major stock market in the world was down in February, with losses typically ranging from 3% to 6%

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 2, 2018 March 2, 2018
  • 10:30

NBI to terminate two mutual funds

NBI Short Term Canadian Income Fund and NBI Short Term Canadian Income Private Portfolio closing to new subscriptions

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 1, 2018 March 1, 2018
  • 16:25
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SLGI, Excel to streamline mutual fund lineup

The proposed revisions include fund mergers, investment objective changes, fee changes

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Quadrus reduces fees across multiple series

Mutual fund dealer announces fee reductions of between 0.05% and 0.30%

  • February 28, 2018 February 28, 2018
  • 11:45
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Evolve to launch actively managed blockchain ETF

New fund will begin trading on the TSX on March 6

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 28, 2018 February 28, 2018
  • 11:30
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Invesco Canadian fixed-income ETF focuses on enhanced yield

The new fund selects bonds issued by federal agencies, provinces and municipalities that offer a higher yield than traditional government issues

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 28, 2018 February 28, 2018
  • 10:30
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Horizons temporarily suspends new subscriptions for ETF

The company plans to call a special meeting to amend the investment objectives of BetaPro S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures Daily Inverse ETF

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 27, 2018 March 14, 2018
  • 12:50
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Saskatchewan premier repeals tax on insurance

The PST is being repealed retroactively to Aug. 1, 2017, the date the tax was implemented

  • By: Leah Golob
  • February 27, 2018 February 27, 2018
  • 11:15
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Invesco to lower fees on PTFs

Two funds get new risk ratings

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 26, 2018 February 26, 2018
  • 10:00
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Mutual fund sales strong at start of RRSP season

Net sales for the mutual funds industry climbed to $4.9 billion in January

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Vanguard unveils four low-cost mutual funds

The actively managed funds are expected to have a management fee of no greater than 0.50% for F-class units

  • By: Leah Golob
  • February 23, 2018 February 23, 2018
  • 11:00
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Bristol Gate concentrated equity ETFs begin trading

The investment manager employs a proprietary methodology that forecasts dividend growth for the coming 12 months

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 22, 2018 February 22, 2018
  • 16:00
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IFIC launches new fund data collection platform

FRITS will accelerate industry group’s reporting and analysis capabilities