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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

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…

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.…

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…

New risk at Fidelity

Toronto-based Fidelity Investments Canada ULC has changed the names and risk ratings of several of its mutual funds. Fidelity ClearPath 2005 Portfolio’s and Fidelity Global…

Counsel closes funds

Toronto-based Counsel Portfolio Services Inc. has announced the closure of several funds. Effective immediately, Counsel Canadian Value Class, Counsel Canadian Growth Class and Canadian All…

Horizons goes international

A new ETF focused on international developed markets is available from Toronto-based Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. Horizons Active Intl Developed Markets Equity ETF offers…

Five ETFs from RBCGAM

Toronto-based RBC Global Asset Management Inc. has launched five ETFs. Four of the ETFs have a fixed-income focus and are co-managed by Phillips Hager &…

Emerging markets show strength

A weakening greenback and stable commodities have resulted in strong earnings in the first half of the year

Using bond alternatives

Skinny bond returns have investors looking for alternatives among equities. But investors need to understand the inherent risks

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Evolve launches more ETFs

Toronto-based Evolve Funds Group Inc. has launched four ETFs. Evolve Global Healthcare Enhanced Yield ETF seeks to replicate the performance of the Solactive global health…

The role of guarantees

Withdrawal rates that take guaranteed income into account help clients accept the impact of dips in their portfolio's value

Sector Watch: European firms posting strong results

After years of struggling with sluggish growth and high unemployment, Europe is on the mend. The outlook for political stability is also improving, despite Brexit

Two new ETFs from Evolve

Toronto-based Evolve Funds Group Inc. has launched two ETFs. Evolve Automobile Innovation Index ETF aims to replicate the performance of the Solactive future cars index,…

More activity from Dynamic and BlackRock

Dynamic Funds, a division of 1832 Asset Management LP, and BlackRock Asset Management Canada Ltd. have jointly introduced three actively managed ETFs. Both companies have…

Horizons takes a global look

A new ETF from Toronto-based Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. is designed for investors seeking exposure to developed markets outside North America. Horizons Intl Developed…

BMO adds to its ETF roster

Toronto-based BMO Asset Management Inc. has added five ETFs to its product shelf. BMO Shiller Select U.S. Index ETF is the first ETF in Canada…

New funds from IA Clarington

Toronto-based IA Clarington Investment Inc. has launched three mutual funds aimed at income-seeking investors. IA Clarington Emerging Markets Bond Fund is meant to provide income…