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Asian countries fuel returns in emerging markets

China, Korea and Taiwan have proven resilient, but India continues to struggle

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ETF demand keeps rising

The ETF market has diversified significantly in recent years

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Appetite grows for green bonds

Canada ranks eighth in the world for issuance of the products

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High valuations and slow growth make for slim pickings in Europe

Despite government stimulus, European stocks have been slow to recover

  • By: Jade Hemeon
  • November 2, 2020 November 27, 2020
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Many advisors need to retool their portfolio models

With paltry bond yields here to stay, it's time to revisit return assumptions

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Interest in asset-allocation funds increases

Fund managers have launched a number of “one-ticket” products to catch up with investor demand

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Gold shines as bonds fade

Investor demand for precious metals has grown amid market turmoil and economic uncertainty

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Rocky road for real estate

The pandemic has accelerated the decline of retail space, but opportunities remain

  • By: Katie Keir
  • September 21, 2020 September 18, 2020
  • 00:04
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Ottawa invents shock absorbers for banks

Limited recourse capital notes, launched in July, have a 60-year term and could be held in a bond fund near you

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New products from TDAM, BMO, Horizons and CIBC

  • By: Fiona Collie
  • September 21, 2020 September 18, 2020
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Sector Watch: Profiting from the stay-at-home economy

U.S. equity funds that have skated through the recent pandemic-related volatility have invested in industries that should benefit from the Covid-19 pandemic

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Sector Watch: A strong start marred by crisis

The Canadian equities market began the year on a strong note before the coronavirus pandemic led to a dramatic decline in stock prices

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Hard hit, but poised for a comeback

Slow global economic growth has taken a toll on natural resources, but monetary and fiscal stimuli could prove a boon to the sector when markets…

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Stability, and hold the volatility

Canadian dividend and income equity funds invest in stocks of large, established companies that have steady revenue streams

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Sector Watch: Dodging potholes on the home front

Active portfolio managers of Canadian equity funds have been able to achieve robust returns despite weakness in key sectors

  • By: Jade Hemeon
  • January 17, 2020 January 14, 2020
  • 00:03
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Identifying winners with room to grow

Despite lacklustre returns for small-caps this year, opportunities can be found within the sector

  • By: Jade Hemeon
  • December 6, 2019 December 4, 2019
  • 00:07

Finding value in the value factor

Despite recent underperformance, there still may be a value premium

iA Clarington launches fund and announces multiple changes

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CIBC introduces fixed-income pools

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BMO rebrands global mutual fund

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Sector Watch: A positive outlook amid choppy waters

Emerging markets will continue to grow faster than their developed counterparts

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Sector Watch: How to hedge against Brexit

European equities with global market exposure, particularly to China, are thriving amid eurozone uncertainty

  • By: Jade Hemeon
  • November 1, 2019 November 1, 2019
  • 00:06
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Sector Watch: Precious metals offer “insurance”

Lower interest rates combined with tighter monetary policies provide a tailwind for higher gold prices

CI Investments adds ESG-focused funds

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