Arrow launches its second ETF
Toronto-based Arrow Capital Management Inc. has launched of its second actively managed ETF series, the company announced Friday. The new series is an additional access point to Arrow’s balanced mutual fund, Exemplar Growth and Income Fund. To read full article, click here.
Momentum Continues in Toronto Stock Exchange ETF sector
Total assets under management reaches new high of $150 billion as TSX expands its leading roster of providers and listed funds. May 31, 2018 (TORONTO) – TMX Group today announced that the exchange traded funds (ETF) sector on Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) has reached a record high of approximately $150 billion in assets under management (AUM), as of April 30, 2018. Total AUM* of listed ETFs listed on TSX has […]
This year’s biggest Fundata award winners are…
For 2017, Fundata Canada has presented its FundGrade A+ Awards to 57 companies representing 274 Canadian investment funds. On the list were 170 mutual funds, 38 ETFs, 63 segregated funds and three responsible investment funds. To view the full article, click here.
Canadian ETFs: The latest launches
At the end of November, assets under management (AUM) stood at a record level of $145.9-billion, driven by net inflows of $3.3-billion, according to Yves Rebetez, managing director and editor of ETF Insight. The product shelf keeps on expanding and offers more investment choices. As the industry grows, the influx of market players accelerates. Two new providers joined the ETF market, with the number of market players now at 28. […]
Is Now the Time to Switch Strategy?
Although index hugging funds have performed well in recent years, investors who have profited from such passive strategies should be considering how to reposition portfolios. The current cycle cannot last forever and investors are beginning to look for other options in the marketplace. Although they’ve been slow to catch on in Canada, liquid alternatives represent a strategy that could start to play an increasingly important role. “The biggest point is […]
Tackling Tough Markets
At the best of times, portfolio management is a balancing act: managers must stick to their mandates while remaining flexible. This is especially important when markets are hard to read—as they are now. Over the summer and into the fall, experts have pointed to the mismatch between market fundamentals and performance. As well, currencies may be overvalued and economic outlooks too bright, especially considering housing risks and rising rates across […]