These ETFs let you tap the major indexes

Article Excerpt

The major Canadian and U.S. stock markets, while subject to volatility, have moved back up since their initial COVID-19 drop. Nonetheless, we think that if you can afford to stay in the market for several years or longer, now is still a good time for new buying. We see ETFs as one way for you to profit from the continuing rise, while at the same time cutting your risk. The best of these funds offer a diversified group of stocks and charge you low management fees. Here are five ETFs we like, and one we think you should pass on for now. ISHARES S&P/TSX 60 INDEX ETF, $29.46, is a buy. The ETF (Toronto symbol XIU; buy or sell through brokers; is a good low-fee way to buy the top companies listed on the TSX. Specifically, the fund’s holdings represent the S&P/TSX 60 Index. It focuses on the 60 largest, most heavily traded stocks on the exchange. The ETF began trading on September 28, 1999. Investors…

You are trying to access subscriber-only content.

To read this article, you may subscribe or sign in.
If you are already a subscriber, log in here.

If you wish to become a subscriber, click here. Or you may enjoy access to all our publications when you become a Member of Pat McKeough's Inner Circle Pro.