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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


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

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

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

Four new ETFs from Mackenzie

Toronto-based Mackenzie Financial Corp. has added four ETFs to its product lineup. Mackenzie Global Leadership Impact ETF focuses on companies from around the world that…

New tech-based ETF from Horizons

Toronto-based Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. is taking a close look at the robotics industry with the launch of Horizons Robotics and Automation Index ETF.…

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…

A major market shift

The potential in emerging markets outshines that of most Canadian indices. And ETFs make them cheaper to own

Sector Watch: Challenges for small- and mid-caps

While attractive stocks become more and more expensive, slumping sectors such as energy and retail get cheaper and cheaper

New ETFs from Horizons

Toronto-based Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. recently launched two more ETFs. Horizons Inovestor Canadian Equity Index ETF follows the Nasdaq Inovestor Canada index. That index…

Sun Life names new subadvisor

Toronto-based Sun Life Global Investments (Canada) Inc. has named a new subadvisor for its infrastructure mutual fund. Until further notice, Toronto-based State Street Global Markets…

CI merges funds

Toronto-based CI Investments Inc. has received unitholder approval to merge six mutual funds into other CI mutual funds. The announced mergers are: CI Global Managers…

Innovation at Fidelity

Toronto-based Fidelity Investments Canada ULC recently launched Fidelity Global Innovators Class. This mutual fund invests in innovative and disruptive companies around the world and across…