Low-fee bond funds for steady income

Canada’s inflation rate is now at 2.0%, right at the Bank of Canada’s target. This should let the bank keep interest rates low, which holds down our dollar, making our exports cheaper in world markets. That’s good for Canada’s economic growth.

Even so, the long-term… Read More

Two bond funds for steady income

Canada’s inflation rate has risen to 1.8%, but it’s still below the Bank of Canada’s 2% target. This should let the bank keep interest rates low, which holds down our dollar, making our exports cheaper in world markets. That’s good for Canada’s economic growth.

Even… Read More

How 2 bond funds measure up for income investors

Canada’s inflation rate is just 1.1%, well below the Bank of Canada’s 2% target. That lets the bank keep interest rates low, which holds down our dollar, making our exports cheaper in world markets. That’s good for Canada’s economic growth, but bad for income investors.

We… Read More

ISHARES DEX SHORT-TERM BOND INDEX FUND $28.60 – Toronto symbol XSB

ISHARES DEX SHORT-TERM BOND INDEX FUND $28.60 (CWA Rating: Income) (Toronto symbol XSB; buy or sell through brokers) mirrors the performance of the DEX Short-Term Bond Index.

This index consists of a wide range of investmentgrade federal, provincial, municipal and corporate bonds with between one- and… Read More

Two bond funds for stable income

Canada’s inflation rate is just 1.1%, well below the Bank of Canada’s 2% target. That lets the bank keep interest rates low, which holds down our dollar, making our exports cheaper in world markets. That’s good for Canada’s economic growth. Even so, the long-term outlook… Read More

ISHARES DEX SHORT-TERM BOND INDEX FUND $28.63 – Toronto symbol XSB

ISHARES DEX SHORT-TERM BOND INDEX FUND $28.63 (CWA Rating: Income) (Toronto symbol XSB; buy or sell through brokers) mirrors the performance of the DEX Short-Term Bond Index.

This index consists of a wide range of investmentgrade federal, provincial, municipal and corporate bonds with between one- and… Read More

Low-fee bond funds for steady income

Canada’s inflation rate is just 1.1%, well below the Bank of Canada’s 2% target. That lets the bank keep interest rates low, which holds down our dollar, making our exports cheaper in world markets. That’s good for Canada’s economic growth. Even so, the long-term outlook… Read More

ISHARES DEX SHORT-TERM BOND INDEX FUND $28.91 – Toronto symbol XSB

ISHARES DEX SHORT-TERM BOND INDEX FUND $28.91 (CWA Rating: Income) (Toronto symbol XSB; buy or sell through brokers) mirrors the performance of the DEX Short-Term Bond Index.

This index consists of a wide range of investmentgrade federal, provincial, municipal and corporate bonds with between one- and… Read More