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Last spring, when fixed-income markets in Canada were especially hard-hit, exchange-traded funds proved their ability to continue to deliver liquidity, according to speakers at a recent webinar hosted by the Association of Canadian Pension Management. That lesser-known benefit is contributing to a change in the way institutional investors are using ETFs.  Read: Three more cryptocurrency ETFs begin […]

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Three more cryptocurrency exchange-traded funds are launching on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Evolve Funds Group Inc. is launching the world’s first Ether exchange-traded fund, according to a press release, which noted the ETF will invest directly in the cryptocurrency used to pay for transaction fees and computational services on the Ethereum network. The ETF will provide investors […]

  • By: Staff
  • April 27, 2021 May 14, 2021
  • 09:00
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BBB-rated corporate bonds are becoming a bigger part of the Canadian market, according to an analysis by FTSE Russell. In particular, at the end of January 2020, the FTSE Canada one- to 10-year corporate BBB bond index had 326 issuers, representing $141.1 million in market cap, which translates to 29 per cent of the FTSE […]

  • By: Yaelle Gang
  • February 26, 2020 December 13, 2020
  • 06:37
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Trading volume for exchange-traded funds is rising. And as such, more ETF trades are flowing through trading desks. For ETFs with underlying securities that have different characteristics than equities, such as credit instruments or fixed income, it’s sometimes unclear who should be handling these transactions, according to a report by Greenwich Associates based on interviews […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 4, 2020 December 13, 2020
  • 07:35
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New research from Greenwich Associates has found that institutional players have allocated US$47 billion to liquid alternative exchange traded funds, comprising a fair chunk of their allocation to liquid alternatives overall, which comes to US$882 billion. That said, only about one in 10 institutions have experience investing in liquid alternative ETFs. “However, about the same […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 7, 2019 December 13, 2020
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Does the rise in passive investment strategies have consequences for financial stability? The shift to passive from active appears to be amplifying some risks to financial stability and mitigating others, according to a paper co-written by Kenechukwu Anadu, a senior financial markets specialist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, and Mathias Kruttli, Patrick McCabe, […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 10, 2019 January 5, 2021
  • 08:52
ETF Assets in Canada Up 28.2% in 2017

New data shows that despite outflows in equities and commodities, the trend is up

ETFs and Market Fragility

As market makers guess – speculators take their bets

Chart of the Day: Active ETFs Use Skyrockets

First half of 2017 sees big jump in active ETF assets.

  • August 2, 2017 September 13, 2019
  • 10:38
Equities Lead ETFs to Record Inflows

Investors show their love for stocks in January

  • February 15, 2017 September 13, 2019
  • 14:41