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Franklin Templeton abandons proposed fund merger

Special meetings cancelled

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Dynamic cuts fees on pool

Firm’s global equity pool sees reductions in management and fixed administration fees

CC&L announces risk rating change

Change to CC&L Global Alpha Fund effective immediately

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 26, 2018 April 26, 2018
  • 14:30

Manulife to terminate oil sands fund

The fund will be de-listed from the Toronto Stock Exchange on June 29

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Evolve readies launch of innovation index ETF

The new ETF will begin trading on May 2

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Offering ETFs will mean new requirements for mutual fund dealers

Training, due diligence, trading instructions among issues MFDA firms will have to consider

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Canfin Financial adopts advisorDUO

The online digital wealth platform gives advisors access to ETFs

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 25, 2018 April 25, 2018
  • 12:30
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LionGuard Capital now accepting registered accounts

Montreal-based investment manager launches LionGuard Opportunities Trust Fund

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 25, 2018 April 25, 2018
  • 10:20
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Co-operators offers online self-serve term life insurance

Gen X and Y Canadians are looking for an easy online solution

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Fewer Canadians have disability insurance

Without the proper financial protection in place, workers are putting themselves and their families at risk

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RBC announces changes to ETF risk ratings

Revised ratings for five funds

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 23, 2018 April 23, 2018
  • 10:42
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Mutual fund sales pulled back in March

Sales were down compared to February and one year ago

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 20, 2018 April 20, 2018
  • 15:40
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Mutual fund advisors get access to platform-traded funds

NEO Connect and Univeris partner to expand platform to mutual fund dealers

Franklin Templeton plans changes to Franklin Bissett dividend income funds

The portfolio managers propose to make the strategy pure equity

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 19, 2018 April 19, 2018
  • 16:15

Global private equity fund invests in small- and mid-market firms

Unigestion regards the small- and mid-market sector as a key growth area for private equity

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New Fidelity product focused on founder-led companies

The equity strategy aims to harness the successes of entrepreneurs

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Scotiabank to launch ETFs business

With the introduction of four ETFs, the bank would become the latest among the Big Five to enter this rapidly growing space

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Rory Ronan joins 1832 Asset Management

Ronan will work closely with Don Simpson on several Dynamic and Scotia mutual funds

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Passive investment funds gaining in market share

This trend means that Canadians are saving $1.3 billion a year in fees, resulting in lost revenue for the investment funds industry

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Bloomberg updates index methodology

The new minimum amount outstanding for securities eligible for the Canada aggregate index will be lowered from $300 million to $150 million

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Manulife announces changes to portfolio management team

Three portfolio managers from Aberdeen Standard Investments stepping down

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 16, 2018 April 16, 2018
  • 10:30
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Regulators approve MFDA membership disclosure rule

The rule aims to promote client awareness of the MFDA’s oversight of mutual fund dealers and advisors

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Horizons to terminate BetaPro volatility-tracking ETFs

Trading was temporarily halted for the two ETFs that are being terminated in early February, and Horizons then suspended new subscriptions to one of the…

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Invesco Canada plans launch of U.S. equity ETF

The announcement follows Invesco Ltd.’s recent acquisition of Guggenheim Investments’ ETF business

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Class action filed on trailing commissions paid to discount brokers

The action against TD Asset Management claims damages of $200 million