Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Today, we look at two Canadian ETFs that hold many of the Canadian stocks we recommend for 2021. iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index ETF and iShares Canada Select Dividend Index ETF mirror, respectively, sub-indexes holding the 60 most-heavily trades stocks and 30 of the highest-yielding dividend stocks… Read More

New ETFs for Canadian ‘crypto’ investors

This month we take a look at new cryptocurrency ETFs from CI First Asset.
CI Global Asset Management recently launched the third Canadian ETF that invests in the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, the CI Galaxy Bitcoin Fund $10.11 (Toronto symbol BTCX). The ETF currently holds assets worth $298.1… Read More

ETFs for children—and for all ages

For parents or grandparents who wish to save for their children’s future, there are few better ways than to invest in a diversified portfolio of high-quality, growing companies. Here are two ETFs that can help investors achieve that goal. And even better, these same ETFs… Read More

Here a look at two new TD ETFs for Investors

This month we look at two actively managed ETFs launched earlier this year by TD Asset Management. TD’s share of the the Canadian ETF market remains small, but the bank has increased its new offerings this year.
TD ACTIVE GLOBAL EQUITY GROWTH ETF $15.67 (Toronto symbol TGGR) aims… Read More

Here’s a look at a new industry alliance

A major change in the Canadian ETF landscape took place in January, with BlackRock Inc. and RBC Global Asset Management joining forces. The #1 and #5 Canadian providers will jointly offer 150 Canadian-listed ETFs under the RBC iShares brand with a combined $60 billion in… Read More

ETFs attract more mutual-fund assets

Canadian-listed exchange-traded funds continue to attract assets previously invested in mutual funds. By the end of 2018, Canadian ETFs had assets under management of $157 billion, or 6.6% more than a year earlier. The value of ETF assets has also doubled over the past 3.. Read More

Canadian ETF growth maintains its pace

Canadian ETF assets are still growing. At the end of August 2018, there were 621 ETFs in Canada, with assets under management of $163.7 billion. Total assets were 22% higher than a year earlier. They were almost double the total asset value recorded at the… Read More

Four providers control the market

Four large global ETF providers dominate the global industry, with an estimated 75% market share. Three of them—Blackrock (iShares), Vanguard and State Street Global Advisors (SPDR)—are U.S. based. Deutsche Bank is the fourth. Sheer size allows each provider to offer exceptionally low management fees on… Read More