Rudy Luukko

Rudy is an award-winning journalist who has covered the fund industry for four decades. He led’s editorial coverage from 2004 to 2018 and is now an independent financial journalist.

Why passive strategies still dominate in ETFs

The use of passive index ETFs doesn’t necessarily mean passivity in how they’re deployed

By Rudy Luukko | September 7, 2022

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Is now the time for floating-rate loan ETFs?

These products are far less vulnerable to interest rate increases than conventional fixed-income securities

By Rudy Luukko | June 10, 2022

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Covered-call ETFs becoming popular for yield-hungry investors

Many products in the Canadian market strike a balance between call-writing income and capital growth

By Rudy Luukko | November 1, 2021

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Exchanges innovate as ETF listings rise

Together, the Toronto Stock Exchange and the NEO Exchange added 85 ETFs in the first half of 2021

By Rudy Luukko | August 10, 2021

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Active managers eyeing performance disparities across real estate subsectors

The pandemic has accelerated trends in retail, industrial and office space

By Rudy Luukko | April 7, 2021

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What to look for in global dividend ETFs

Total returns for the category lagged last year, but many funds offer healthy payouts

By Rudy Luukko | March 4, 2021

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