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Sector Watch: Bond yields put pressure on prices

Portfolio managers of global fixed-income funds brace for more rate hikes amid optimism about global economic growth

Let clients scratch their itch

Some investors fired their advisors during the tech bubble for not adding more high-returning segments to their portfolios

  • By: Dan Hallett
  • February 15, 2018 February 16, 2018
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Fixed-income from Fidelity

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Redwood enters cannabis market

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RBC launches six funds

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Mackenzie expands ETF lineup

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Three more ETFs from Franklin

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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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Expecting too much?

Recent lofty market gains have given investors unreasonable expectations for future portfolio performance

Franklin Templeton launches fund

Franklin Bissett Canadian Bond Fund

Best behaviour from Redwood

New fund oking to capitalize on investor behaviour

Changes at Manulife

20 fund mergers announced

Invesco’s new strategy

PowersShares Monthly Income Fund

Desjardins reduces fees

Lower management fees for 32 funds

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Sector Watch: Bullish on Canadian stocks and bonds

Canadian equity balanced funds have benefited from low interest rates and global growth. Portfolio managers are upbeat, but selective

NBI switches portfolio managers

New manager for NBI Canadian High Conviction Equity Private Portfolio

Changes to Sun Life funds

The firm has reduced its management fees and operation expenses for 50 mutual funds by up to 35 basis points

Desjardins launches ETF

Desjardins Emerging Markets Multifactor-Controlled Volatility ETF

Capital Group’s new fixed-income fund

Mark Brett, David Daigle, Thomas Høgh and Robert Neithart will each manage a portion of the fund's assets independently

RBCGAM reduces fees

Lower management fees for four funds

Creating retirement income

American researchers identify a retirement income strategy that can help middle-market retirees make crucial decisions

Sector Watch: Room for growth in Canadian equities

Canadian markets trailed those in the U.S. last year, but portfolio managers see some positives. One caution flag is the economic cycle's late stage

Annuities vs liquidity

When safety over the long term is the priority, a mix of annuities and fixed-income can help hedge against longevity risk

TDAM’s new fixed-income mutual funds

Toronto-based TD Asset Management Inc. has launched two global fixed-income mutual funds. TD Global Income Fund invests primarily in corporate fixed-income securities from around the…

Arrow launches its first ETF

Toronto-based Arrow Capital Management Inc. has launched its first ETF. That ETF is a new component of Arrow’s Exemplar Investment Grade Fund, which is an…