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Two mutual funds from TD

Toronto-based TD Asset Management Inc. (TDAM) has added two mutual funds to its product lineup. TD U.S. Dividend Growth Fund seeks to provide income and…

Invesco looks to provide income

Toronto-based Invesco Canada Ltd. has launched two income-focused ETFs: PowerShares 1- to 10-Year Laddered Investment Grade Corporate Bond Index ETF; and PowerShares REIT Income Index…

WisdomTree launches ETFs

Toronto-based WisdomTree Asset Management Canada Inc. has launched three ETFs. WisdomTree Canada Quality Dividend Growth Index ETF offers investors exposure to Canadian dividend-paying companies. This…

Evolve‘s niche ETFs

Toronto-based Evolve Funds Group Inc. has launched two niche ETFs focused on gender diversity and cybersecurity. Evolve North American Gender Diversity Index ETF is designed…

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Sector Watch: Is gold’s time returning?

After years of disappointing returns, precious metals funds may hold promise. If other equities slide due to continued failures of U.S. fiscal and foreign policy,…

New ETF from Hamilton Capital

Hamilton Capital U.S. Mid-Cap Financial ETF (USD), a new ETF, is available from Toronto-based Hamilton Capital Partners Inc., is meant to provide investors with long-term…

No fossil fuels for RBC fund

Toronto-based RBC Global Asset Management Inc. (RBCGAM) has launched a fund focused on socially responsible investing.

BMO launches international funds

Toronto-based BMO Investments Inc. has launched two mutual funds focused on international markets. BMO International Equity Fund is meant to provide unitholders with long-term capital…

Desjardins nixes corporate-class funds

Montreal-based Desjardins Investments Inc. is closing 14 of its corporate-class mutual funds

CI to merge funds

Toronto-based CI Investments Inc. has announced plans to merge 12 mutual funds in an effort to reduce duplication and to streamline its lineup. Signature High…

New portfolio management at Fidelity

Toronto-based Fidelity Investments Canada ULC has shuffled its portfolio-management team. The changes follow the departure of two portfolio managers: Adam Kramer replaces Joanna Bewick and…

Merger of two funds at Invesco

Toronto-based Invesco Canada Ltd. has merged two of its funds. Invesco Emerging Markets Debt Fund has been merged with Invesco Global Bond Fund. The latter,…

Sector Watch: Real estate funds holding their own

The sector has attractive valuations, but is facing mounting downward pressure due to moderating incomes and tightening credit conditions

RBCGAM reopens fund

Toronto-based RBC Global Asset Management Inc. (RBCGAM) has reopened Phillips Hager & North Short Term Bond & Mortgage Fund to new investors. The fund was…

New fund from Franklin Templeton

Toronto-based Franklin Templeton Investments Corp. has launched a mutual fund that focuses on North American equities. Franklin Bissett Canada Plus Equity Fund can invest up…

Confusion may reign

Calculation of returns on a dollar-weighted basis could perplex clients

Harvest completes fund conversion

Oakville, Ont.-based Harvest Portfolios Group Inc. has completed the conversion of its Tech Achievers Growth and Income Fund, a closed-end mutual fund, into an ETF.…

New funds from WisdomTree

WisdomTree Asset Management Canada Inc., based in Toronto, has launched two new “smart beta” ETFs, bringing the firm’s total Canadian complement to eight. WisdomTree Yield…

RBCGAM’s vision

Toronto-based RBC Global Asset Management Inc. is bringing together its socially responsible investing (SRI) funds to create a new suite of mutual funds called RBC…

Management changes at NBI

Montreal-based National Bank Investments Inc. has changed portfolio managers for National Bank Global Diversified Equity Fund. As of September, Montreal-based National Bank Trust Inc. will…

New ETF from First Asset Management

Toronto-based First Asset Management Inc. has launched First Asset U.S. TrendLeaders Index ETF. This ETF is designed to follow the performance of the CIBC U.S.…

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