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What happens if a mutual fund trust loses its status?

The rare occurrence can affect eligibility for registered plans, but there’s relief for temporary situations

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Mutual funds limp into RRSP season

Fund sales stay negative, while ETF sales hold up and assets rise, IFIC says

Product roundup: Hamilton continues rollout of yield products

Plus, Fidelity launches new all-equity and alt funds, and CIBC adds to CDR lineup

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 15, 2024 February 15, 2024
  • 16:36
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Canadian investors love dividends. Here’s where to find them in ETFs

Options include active, passive and factor-based funds

  • By: Rudy Luukko
  • February 13, 2024 February 7, 2024
  • 13:00
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Canadian crypto ETFs see outflows in first month since U.S. approvals

Equity funds led January flows, while cash products remained popular

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Receivable owing on Emerge ETFs creates unique tax challenge

Unitholders should be cautious when calculating their capital gains or losses

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65 fundcos receive FundGrade A+ awards for 2023

Awards are based on risk-adjusted performance history going back as far as 10 years

  • By: IE Staff
  • February 2, 2024 February 2, 2024
  • 13:10
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HISA ETFs adjust to new era as OSFI liquidity rules take effect

Some funds have broadened their mandates as yields take a hit


Product roundup: AQR strategy comes to Canada

Plus, NEI partners with Picton Mahoney on alt fund

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OSC’s Kehoe will exit at the end of February

Leslie Byberg will oversee enforcement as the regulator looks for a new director

  • By: Katie Keir
  • January 23, 2024 January 23, 2024
  • 15:32

Product roundup: ETFs from Invesco, Purpose chase AI theme

Plus, the income products keep coming

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Product roundup: Guardian gets in on target-maturity bond funds

Plus, Evolve exiting the metaverse

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Asset managers eye gains driven by bonds, AI

ETF providers like fixed income and active management in 2024 outlooks

  • By: Rudy Luukko
  • January 9, 2024 January 10, 2024
  • 13:00
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Emerge unitholders become unsecured creditors

Investors in five Emerge ARK ETFs have not received payments for receivables outstanding


Strong finish for ETFs in 2023 as fixed income leads annual flows

Dominant cash funds faced headwinds late in the year, reports say

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Emerge liquidates ETFs without paying receivables

Emerge ARK funds are still owed $4.7 million by manager

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Product roundup: CIBC, Franklin Templeton expand private offerings

Plus, Horizons to shutter its bull and bear marijuana ETFs

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Bigger, faster, enhanced: The ETF year in review

Active mandates and options strategies dominated launches

  • By: Rudy Luukko
  • December 12, 2023 December 6, 2023
  • 13:00
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Product roundup: Desjardins brings first ALDAs to market

Deferred annuities were first introduced in 2019 federal budget

ETF investors move to equities as stocks rally

Almost $4.9 billion flowed into Canadian ETFs last month, according to National Bank

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Tough markets provide tax-loss harvesting opportunity

More than half of the S&P/TSX Composite had negative price returns as of mid-November, report says

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Product roundup: Wealthsimple launches private equity fund

Plus, new ETFs from Mackenzie

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Product roundup: Manulife offering annuities again

High rates and demand led the firm to re-enter the market five years after exiting

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Product roundup: CIBC structured notes allow investors to bet on housing market

Plus, balanced funds go private and an AI-branded ETF

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Sustainable funds in Canada suffer first quarter of outflows in more than 3 years

Passive funds drove the redemptions, while active flows remained positive