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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

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What to tell your clients about ICOs

Initial coin offerings may promise reward, but they carry high levels of both regulatory and financial risk

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Sentry proposes fixed administration fees

The firm has is also proposing a change to the investment objective Sentry Canadian Resource Class

  • By: Leah Golob
  • February 16, 2018 February 16, 2018
  • 17:12
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RRSP contributions rose in 2016

Canadians deposited more than $40 billion into their plans, averaging $3,000 per contribution

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Volatility returns

Investors may reconsider the risks they take on within their RRSPs

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Vanguard lowering fee on Canadian fixed income ETF

Management fee reduced to 0.08% from 0.12%

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 13, 2018 February 13, 2018
  • 10:15
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BMO Asset Management announces risk-rating changes to select ETFs

New ratings for more than 20 funds

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 12, 2018 February 12, 2018
  • 10:30
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Evolve to launch actively managed cannabis ETF

The company believes the international cannabis industry is poised to exceed $30 billion by 2021

  • By: Leah Golob
  • February 9, 2018 February 9, 2018
  • 13:20
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SLGI trims fees on Excel funds

D-class and IS-class units across all Excel mutual funds closed to new investments

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 8, 2018 February 8, 2018
  • 11:15

Fiera lowers fees for two funds

New management fees range from 0.75% to 0.77%

  • By: Leah Golob
  • February 7, 2018 February 7, 2018
  • 12:49
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Horizons launches emerging marijuana growers ETF

Units are scheduled to begin trading on Aequitas NEO Exchange on Feb. 14.

  • By: Leah Golob
  • February 7, 2018 February 7, 2018
  • 11:15
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Volatility impacts Horizons ETFs

The affected products aim to provide inverse exposure to the S&P 500 VIX short-term futures index

  • By: Leah Golob
  • February 6, 2018 February 7, 2018
  • 17:50
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CLHIA delays implementation of Guideline G19 by six months

The association is meeting with advisors to explain the new compensation disclosure guideline and gather their views on how best to implement it

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 5, 2018 February 5, 2018
  • 14:45
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Harvest launches two new ETFs

Global Resource Leaders ETF and US Bank Leaders Income ETF begin trading on TSX

  • February 5, 2018 February 5, 2018
  • 11:00

Sector Watch: High hopes for high-yield bonds

Defaults are declining in the high-yield arena as corporate issuers enjoy rising profitability and strong balance sheets

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Sterling Mutuals unveils portfolio rebalancing service

The service automatically rebalances a portfolio holding mutual funds from multiple companies

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 2, 2018 February 2, 2018
  • 14:30
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National Bank joins NEO Connect

NEO Connect currently has 45 platform traded funds

  • By: Leah Golob
  • February 2, 2018 February 2, 2018
  • 12:30
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Blockchain ETFs take different approaches

Harvest Portfolios and Evolve Funds offer investors a choice between active and passive management

  • By: Leah Golob
  • February 2, 2018 February 5, 2018
  • 10:45
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Ninepoint to launch two new Sprott funds

The funds will be subadvised by Global Alpha Capital Management and Scheer, Rowlett & Associates

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 2, 2018 February 2, 2018
  • 10:30
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Foreign equity funds excel in January

The energy sector continued to impede domestic equity and sector funds

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 2, 2018 February 2, 2018
  • 09:50
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Vanguard Canada adds “single-ticket” ETF portfolios

The three new products are each composed of seven core Vanguard equity and fixed-income index ETFs and have a management fee of 0.22%

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BlackRock Canada to drop advisor class units

Demand for the units has fallen significantly in recent years

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 1, 2018 February 1, 2018
  • 10:30