Vanguard Investments is adding 5 ETFs to its suite of low-cost funds.
The firm has filed a preliminary prospectus with the Canadian securities regulators for four stock ETFs and one bond ETF.
|Name of Vanguard ETF™||Benchmark|
|Vanguard FTSE Canadian High Dividend Yield Index ETF||FTSE Canada High Dividend Yield Index|
|Vanguard FTSE Canadian Capped REIT Index ETF||FTSE Canada All Cap Real Estate Capped 25% Index|
|Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Corporate Bond Index ETF||Barclays Global Aggregate Canadian Credit 1-5yr Float Adjusted Bond Index|
|Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF||S&P 500 Index|
|Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF(CAD-hedged)||S&P 500 Index (CAD-Hedged)|
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Vanguard originally launched six funds and listed them on the Toronto Stock Exchange on December 6, 2011. They’ve attracted more than $300 million in total assets since.
Vanguard has more than $215 billion in ETF assets, and has funds listed on exchanges in the U.S., Mexico, the United Kingdom, and Australia as well.