It pays to be cautious with alternative ETFs

Direct investment in private equity, hedge funds and so on was once just for institutional and high-net-worth individuals. However, alternative assets are now also available through a limited number of ETFs. While they focus on high-risk investments, many aim to use strategies to cut some… Read More

Insights into Canadian ETFs

What is the legal structure of ETFs? Does it provide investor protection? In Canada, most exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, are structured as open-ended mutual fund trusts. As listed instruments, the usual stock market listing, trading and settlement rules apply. Investors should, therefore, receive regular disclosure… Read More