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Two ETFs launch this week focused on U.S. cannabis

The funds, from Evolve and Horizons, will trade on NEO

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Horizons Canadian equity index ETF gets lower risk rating

The ETF’s investment objectives and strategies remain the same

  • By: Staff
  • April 15, 2019 April 15, 2019
  • 10:15
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Net inflows of exchange-traded products were US$37.48 billion in March

The size of the industry grew to a record US$5.4 trillion

  • By: Staff
  • April 10, 2019 April 10, 2019
  • 12:00

Auspice oil ETF to be advised by Purpose instead of Horizons

The change is effective April 9

  • By: Staff
  • April 8, 2019 April 8, 2019
  • 10:56
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Evolve adjusts ETF risk ratings

Cyber and gender funds were deemed lower risk, while auto and U.S. bank ETFs are rated higher

  • By: Staff
  • April 5, 2019 April 5, 2019
  • 15:40
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Franklin Templeton changes ETF risk ratings

The firm reduced the rating on some LibertyShares funds

  • By: Staff
  • April 5, 2019 April 5, 2019
  • 13:17
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Canadian ETFs had net inflows of $1.9B in March

Greatest net inflows went to fixed income

  • By: Staff
  • April 2, 2019 April 2, 2019
  • 16:06
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Preliminary prospectus for U.S. cannabis ETF filed by Horizons

The murky legal landscape in the U.S. could “adversely affect” future investments, the prospectus warns

  • By: Staff
  • March 29, 2019 March 29, 2019
  • 13:13
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Small business confidence falls in March

Only about 17% of business owners plan to hire full-time staff, and 15% plan to cut back

  • By: Staff
  • March 28, 2019 March 28, 2019
  • 11:51
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Changes coming to RBC GAM index ETFs

In April, five RBC Index ETFs will merge into iShares ETFs

  • By: Staff
  • March 25, 2019 March 25, 2019
  • 11:45
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Six new ESG-focused ETFs launched by RBC iShares

The offering includes four equity ETFs and two bond ETFs

  • By: Staff
  • March 21, 2019 March 22, 2019
  • 12:07
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Where do gender-focused funds fit in a client’s portfolio?

Tackling misperceptions about ESG funds

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Canadian ETFs have net inflows of $1.3B in February

The month also sees a flurry of new launches

  • By: Staff
  • March 7, 2019 March 7, 2019
  • 11:23
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Desjardins launches two RI ETFs

The ETFs track global and emerging market indices

  • By: Staff
  • March 7, 2019 March 7, 2019
  • 09:41
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Franklin Templeton launches 3 multi-asset ETF portfolios

The portfolios invest in ETFs that hold Canadian, U.S. and international equities and fixed income

  • By: Staff
  • February 28, 2019 February 28, 2019
  • 14:01
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Global inflows into ESG ETFs steady in January

Total assets increased almost 10% month over month

  • By: Staff
  • February 27, 2019 February 27, 2019
  • 12:28

Horizons launches new total return ETF with exposure to preferred shares

HLPR begins trading on the TSX today

  • By: Staff
  • February 27, 2019 February 26, 2019
  • 09:00
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Franklin Templeton launches passive ETFs

Four Franklin Liberty Shares ETFs begin trading on the TSX

  • By: Staff
  • February 20, 2019 February 20, 2019
  • 10:30
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Middlefield introduces actively managed ETFs

Two former closed-end funds converted to ETFs

  • By: Staff
  • February 19, 2019 February 19, 2019
  • 10:45
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Exchange-traded products industry back above US$5 trillion

Assets finished the month up 7.13% from the previous month

  • By: Staff
  • February 15, 2019 February 15, 2019
  • 12:55

Risk ratings change for 12 Invesco ETFs

Investment objectives and strategies do not change

  • By: Staff
  • February 15, 2019 February 15, 2019
  • 10:26
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BMO launches three asset allocation ETFs

Firm also introduces four other ETFs

  • By: Staff
  • February 15, 2019 February 15, 2019
  • 10:19
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Invesco adds to currency-hedged Canadian ETF lineup

Canadian-dollar-hedged series added to low-volatility ETF

  • By: Staff
  • February 13, 2019 February 13, 2019
  • 11:17
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National Bank launches its first ETFs

The four products focus on active and alternative niche exposure

  • By: Staff
  • February 8, 2019 February 8, 2019
  • 14:32

BMO changes risk ratings for 16 ETFs

Changes are effective immediately

  • By: Staff
  • February 8, 2019 February 8, 2019
  • 11:27