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Unitholders approve conversions and a merger

Conversions will bring lower management fees

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 11, 2018 January 11, 2019
  • 15:50
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BMO Investments unveils two high-conviction equity funds

New funds subadvised by SIA Wealth Management feature ETF series

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 11, 2018 January 11, 2019
  • 15:30
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Manulife launches emerging markets ETF

New multifactor ETF subadvised by Dimensional Fund Advisors Canada ULC and DFA Australia Ltd

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 11, 2018 January 11, 2019
  • 15:10
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ETFs will continue to chip away at mutual fund market share: WisdomTree

WisdomTree is forecasting more product innovation in 2019, and for emerging markets to outperform Canadian stocks

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HSBCGAM trims management fees

Two Wealth Compass funds may not qualify as mutual fund trusts for 2018

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 11, 2018 January 11, 2019
  • 10:20
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Stone completes acquisition of Marquest retail mutual funds

Purchases expands Stone’s fund family

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 10, 2018 January 11, 2019
  • 15:40
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Mawer to remain independent

Calgary-based investment manager concludes strategic review

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 7, 2018 January 11, 2019
  • 11:45
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Quebec fund moves to reduce carbon footprint of its investments

Fonds de solidarité FTQ using new MSCI index to combat climate change

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Retail investors worried about climate change

Clients would like their advisors to inform them about responsible investments that are aligned with their values

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 6, 2018 January 11, 2019
  • 09:00

Bridgehouse to rename two mutual funds

New subadvisor announced for global equity fund

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 6, 2018 January 11, 2019
  • 08:45
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FTSE Russell and Sustainalytics unveil ESG index partnership

The first products will be introduced in early 2019

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ETFs continued to gather assets in November

Canadian ETFs had total net inflows of $2.1 billion in the month as investors moved back to Canadian-focused ETFs

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 5, 2018 January 11, 2019
  • 15:20

Unitholders approve changes to IG product lineup

Fund mergers and investment objective changes will take effect in February

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 5, 2018 January 11, 2019
  • 10:20
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Harvest to launch two defensive ETFs

New funds will invest in established gold and utility issurers

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 4, 2018 January 11, 2019
  • 16:00
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Calastone to launch blockchain powered global funds marketplace

The system could reduce the overall global cost of fund distribution by as much as US$4.2 billion

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The allure of floating-rate ETFs

These investments offer a hefty yield boost over government debt and are insulated from rising interest rates

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Horizons closing two ETFs

HGC and HADM will be terminated in February 2019

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 3, 2018 January 11, 2019
  • 16:00
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CLHIA urges Quebec to ban speculative trading in life insurance

Seniors are an ideal target for groups specialized in life settlements

NEI makes changes to distribution policy

“Monthly-fixed” policy will apply to five portfolios

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 30, 2018 January 11, 2019
  • 11:00
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Purpose launches two new series of Purpose Premium Yield Fund

The company is now offering a non-currency hedged series and a U.S. dollar series

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 28, 2018 January 11, 2019
  • 10:45
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Horizons ETFs announces lower management fees

The company also announced lower risk ratings for several ETFs

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 27, 2018 January 11, 2019
  • 11:15
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Convergence takes hold

Long gone are the days when mutual funds and ETFs were two solitudes. Having both products has proven to be a winning strategy

Desjardins Investments proposes changes to two products

The company is tweaking the investment objectives of SocieTerra Growth Portfolio and Desjardins Quebec Balanced Fund

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 26, 2018 January 11, 2019
  • 10:45
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Purpose announces new name for bond ETF

The change is meant to illustrate the broadening of Purpose Global Bond Fund’s investment strategy

Fund manager delivers strong perfomance

Taking stock of emotion

Mutual Fund Manager of the Year: Mackenzie portfolio manager Philip Taller focuses on out-of-favour stocks