You get stable income with these bond ETFs

Spurred by the dramatic impact of COVID-19 on the economy, the Bank of Canada has now cut its benchmark interest rate to 0.25% from 1.25%. Whether it continues to hold that rate steady, or cut it further, depends on the country’s economic growth and unemployment… Read More

Here are the best options for bond investors

The Bank of Canada increased its benchmark interest rate in October 2018 from 1.50% to 1.75%. Whether it continues to hold that rate steady, raise it, or cut it, depends on the country’s economic growth and unemployment levels.
Meanwhile, even for our conservative investors, we caution… Read More

Two ETFs may be the best choices in bonds

Two ETFs may be the best choices in bonds

The Bank of Canada has held its benchmark interest rate steady at 1.75% since October 2018. The Canadian economy is growing and unemployment is low, although annualized inflation is sitting just under its 2.0% target.

We continue to caution against investing in bonds. Still-low interest rates… Read More

Two Canadian bond ETFs for stable income

The Bank of Canada increased its benchmark interest rate in October 2018 from 1.50% to 1.75%. Whether it will hold rates stready, keep raising them, or perhaps even cut them, depends on economic growth and the level of unemployment.
Meanwhile, we caution against investing in bonds… Read More

Rising rates are a risk for these bond ETFs

The Bank of Canada increased its benchmark interest rate in October 2018 from 1.50% to 1.75%. That rate could rise further in 2019 depending on economic growth and the level of unemployment.
We continue to caution against investing in bonds. Today’s still-low interest rates make them… Read More