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BMO ETFs
  • BMO Asset Management announces August 2016 Distributions for BMO ETFs August 19, 2016 - TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Aug. 19, 2016) – BMO Asset Management Inc. (“BMO AM”) today announced the August 2016 cash distributions for certain BMO Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)* that distribute monthly. Unitholders of record of the BMO ETFs, at the close of business on August 30, 2016, will receive cash distributions payable on September 7, 2016. Details of the per-unit distribution Continue Reading
  • BMO Asset Management declares June 2016 Distributions for BMO ETFs June 20, 2016 - TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 20, 2016) – BMO Asset Management Inc. (“BMO AM”) today announced the June 2016 cash distributions for certain BMO Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)* that distribute monthly or quarterly. Unitholders of record of the BMO ETFs at the close of business on June 29, 2016 will receive cash distributions payable on July 7, 2016. Details of the Continue Reading
  • BMO Asset Management lowers fees on ETFs June 17, 2016 - TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 15, 2016) – BMO Asset Management Inc. (“BMO AM”) today announced it is reducing the maximum annual management fee on certain of its exchange traded funds (collectively, the “ETFs”). Effective on or about June 22, 2016, the annual management fee for the ETFs will be reduced as follows: BMO ETFs Ticker Current Maximum Annual Management Fee Continue Reading
  • BMO Asset Management announces May 2016 Cash Distributions for BMO ETFs May 19, 2016 - TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – May 18, 2016) – BMO Asset Management Inc. (“BMO AM”) today announced the May 2016 cash distributions for certain BMO Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)* that distribute monthly. Unitholders of record of the BMO ETFs, at the close of business on May 26, 2016, will receive cash distributions payable on June 6, 2016. Details of the per-unit distribution Continue Reading
  • BMO Asset Management launches “Low Vol” Emerging Markets ETF (ZLE) May 17, 2016 - TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – May 17, 2016) – BMO Asset Management Inc. (BMO AM) today launched an Emerging Markets low volatility Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) which complements its existing suite of smart beta ETFs. BMO Low Volatility Emerging Markets Equity ETF (Ticker: ZLE) provides investors with exposure to Emerging Markets while navigating market volatility. This ETF is designed for investors seeking Continue Reading
  • BMO Asset Management announces cash distributions (April 2016) for BMO ETFs April 20, 2016 - TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – April 19, 2016) – BMO Asset Management Inc. (“BMO AM”) today announced the April 2016 cash distributions for certain BMO Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)* that distribute monthly. Unitholders of record of the BMO ETFs at the close of business on April 28, 2016 will receive cash distributions payable on May 5, 2016. Details of the per-unit distribution Continue Reading
  • Fortuitous timing? Additional BMO ETFs launched are of the “low Vol” persuasion … February 11, 2016 - Int’l Low Vol (ZLD); US Low Vol, both CAD Hedged – “These new listings build on our successful suite of low-volatility ETFs, and are structured to help manage the highs and lows of the markets,” said Kevin Gopaul, chief investment officer and senior vice-president, BMO Asset Management. “Our unique methodology seeks to provide investors with lower risk than the broad Continue Reading
  • BMO GAM ETFs – Estimated Annual Reinvested Capital Gains Distr. for BMO ETFs November 25, 2015 - TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Nov. 18, 2015) – BMO Asset Management Inc. (“BMO AM”) today announced the estimated 2015 annual reinvested distributions for BMO Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs).1 These annual reinvested distributions generally represent realized capital gains within the ETFs, and are paid to unitholders as required to ensure that the BMO ETFs are not liable for ordinary income tax. Unitholders Continue Reading
  • BMO Asset Management Inc. Announces Oct 2015 Cash Distributions for BMO ETFs October 20, 2015 - TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Oct. 20, 2015) – BMO Asset Management Inc. (“BMO AM”) today announced the October 2015 cash distributions for certain BMO Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)* that distribute monthly. Unitholders of record of the BMO ETFs at the close of business on October 29, 2015 will receive cash distributions payable on November 5, 2015. Details of the per unit Continue Reading
  • BMO GAM – Perspectives on the ETF industry broadly, and Liquidity-related reflections … September 28, 2015 - BMO Global Asset Management 2015 ETF Outlook Q3 Update BMO Global Asset Management The exchange-traded fund (ETF) industry has enjoyed strong momentum in 2015. Existing clients are becoming more comfortable with ETF products and their benefits, and the sector has seen an expanding client base. Asset allocators recognize that ETFs contribute to portfolios in two ways; as strategic buy-and-hold positions, Continue Reading
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iShares ETFs
  • BlackRock declares July 2017 cash distributions for iShares ETFs July 14, 2017 - Toronto, July 13, 2017 – BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (“BlackRock Canada”), an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK), today announced the July 2017 cash distributions for the iShares ETFs listed on the TSX which pay on a monthly basis. Unitholders of record of a fund on July 26, 2017 will receive cash distributions payable in respect of Continue Reading
  • BlackRock Canada announces June 2017 cash distributions for iShares ETFs June 14, 2017 - TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 14, 2017) BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (“BlackRock Canada”), an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK), today announced the June 2017 cash distributions for the iShares ETFs listed on the TSX or NEO which pay on a monthly, quarterly, or semi-annual basis. Unitholders of record of a fund on June 27, 2017 will receive cash Continue Reading
  • BlackRock’s iShares adds to the Core – with High Quality Dividend (and low fees) Suite June 13, 2017 - Toronto, June 13, 2017 – iShares, the industry-leading exchange traded fund (ETF) business at BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (BlackRock Canada), an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. (BlackRock), has expanded its Core series with the launch of a new suite of MSCI Quality Dividend Index ETFs. As Canadian investors continue to search for income in a yield-starved environment, these Continue Reading
  • BlackRock Canada announces October 2013 distributions for iShares ETFs October 13, 2016 - TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Oct. 13, 2016) BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (“BlackRock Canada”), an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK), today announced the October 2016 cash distributions for the iShares ETFs listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange which pay on a monthly basis. Unitholders of record of a fund on October 26, 2016 will receive cash distributions payable in respect Continue Reading
  • BlackRock’s Turnill – Warming up to Emerging Markets August 23, 2016 - BlackRock’s Richard Turnill discusses the rationale behind why we have upgraded our view on emerging market equities to overweight. We have upgraded our view on emerging market (EM) equities to overweight, as EM growth stabilizes amid a pickup in global growth and a lower-for-longer interest rate environment. This week’s chart helps explain why. The chart above shows that EM corporate earnings Continue Reading
  • BlackRock’s Richardson – Sectors to Follow in Q2 April 19, 2016 - The markets had a rocky start in 2016, but ended the first quarter with a broad rally. So what sectors are best positioned for the next three months? Heidi Richardson shares her take. dawn_balaban / Shutterstock The first quarter of 2016 was a tale of two quarters. In Part I, from the start of the year to February 11, markets Continue Reading
  • iShares’ “Min Vol” ETFs now also avail in CAD-Hedged versions April 12, 2016 - TORONTO, April 11, 2016 – The industry-leading exchange traded fund (ETF) iShares business[1] at BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (BlackRock Canada), an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. (BlackRock), has expanded its Minimum Volatility (Min Vol) product offering with the launch of three new CAD-Hedged ETFs in the suite. The new funds, iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) (XMS), Continue Reading
  • BlackRock’s iShares – XMI: Partial Management Fees Waiver extended to Nov 2016 November 27, 2015 - Toronto, November 26, 2015 – BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (“BlackRock Canada”), an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. (“BlackRock”), is announcing that it has agreed to extend a partial waiver of the annual management fee that would otherwise be payable by iShares MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility Index ETF (“XMI”) (the “Waiver”). After giving effect to the Waiver, BlackRock Canada Continue Reading
  • BlackRock announces estimated 2015 Annual Reinvested Capital Gains Distr. for iShares November 25, 2015 - Toronto, November 20, 2015 – BlackRock Asset management Canada Limited (“BlackRock Canada”), an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK), today announced the estimated annual reinvested capital gains distributions for the iShares ETFs listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange for the 2015 tax year. Please note that these are estimated capital gains amounts only, as of October 15, 2015, Continue Reading
  • BlackRock announces October 2015 distributions for iShares ETFs October 14, 2015 - BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (“BlackRock Canada”), an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK), today announced the October 2015 cash distributions for the iShares ETFs listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange which pay on a monthly basis. Unitholders of record of a fund on October 27, 2015 will receive cash distributions payable in respect of that fund on October 30, Continue Reading
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Horizons ETFs
  • Horizons ETFs and Toronto Raptors team up for 2017-2018 season July 27, 2017 - Horizons ETFs Becomes the Exclusive ETF Sponsor of the Toronto Raptors TORONTO – July 26, 2017 – Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. (“Horizons ETFs”) is pleased to announce that it will be an Official Partner and Exclusive ETF Sponsor of the Toronto Raptors (“Raptors”) for the 2017-2018 NBA season. As an Official Partner of the Raptors, Horizons ETFs will have a Continue Reading
  • And … more currency (ies) Management / Strategies / Speculation … Solutions January 18, 2017 - January 17, 2017 Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of the Horizons Absolute Return Global Currency ETF (“HARC”), the first exchange traded fund (“ETF”) in Canada which provides investors with long and short exposure to worldwide currency markets. Units of HARC began trading today on the Toronto Stock Exchange. HARC provides investors with low-cost access Continue Reading
  • Horizons ETFs – Announces Planned Elimination of its Advisor Class units December 29, 2016 - The advisor-class units will be converted into the common-class units of the same ETF on a NAV-over-NAV basis so there will be no taxable implications for end unitholders and no impact on their investment performance,
  • Horizons ETFs announce December 2016 distributions for Certain ETFs (Active) December 20, 2016 - TORONTO, Dec. 19, 2016 /CNW/ – Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. and its affiliate AlphaPro Management Inc. (collectively “Horizons ETFs“) are pleased to announce the distribution amounts per unit (the “Distributions“) for certain of the Horizons ETFs family of exchange traded funds (the “ETFs“), for the 2016 tax year-end, as indicated in the table below. Each ETF is required to Continue Reading
  • Horizons ETFs adds EURO Stoxx 50 TR ETF (HXX) December 7, 2016 - TORONTO – December 7, 2016 – Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. (“Horizons ETFs”) is pleased to announce the launch of the Horizons EURO STOXX 50® Index ETF (“HXX”). The first of its kind in Canada, HXX will provide investors with low-cost, tax- efficient exposure to the performance of 50 of the largest, sector-leading companies in Europe. Units of the exchange Continue Reading
  • CDN Prefs update with Fiera’s Nicolas Normandeau is at 11:00 October 18, 2016 - Horizons is hosting Fiera’s Nicolas Normandeau to discuss “What’s next for Canadian Prefs?” Click HERE! to sign up and join the webinar.
  • Upcoming webinar – Horizons: What’s next for Canadian Prefs? October 13, 2016 - Despite declining yields and increasing volatility, many opportunities remain in Canadian fixed income markets, particularly preferred shares, according to Fiera Capital. Join Nicolas Normandeau, of Fiera Capital Corp., for an update on where he sees Canadian preferred shares heading for the remainder of 2016 and early 2017. You’ll also gain insights on where Canadian pref investors can potentially find the Continue Reading
  • Upcoming webinar – Horizons: Global Currency Opportunities ETF (HGC) August 19, 2016 - Despite the global currency market being valued at $5.3 trillion in liquid assets, it has traditionally only been accessible to institutional investors. Fortunately, times have changed. You’re invited to join us for a special 30-minute presentation on currency investing, featuring our partner, Luc de la Durantaye from CIBC Asset Management Inc. (“CIBC AM”) — one of North America’s leaders in Continue Reading
  • Horizons ETFs – Launches Global Risk Parity ETF (HRA) July 21, 2016 - TORONTO , July 21, 2016 /CNW/ – Horizons ETFs Management ( Canada ) Inc. and its affiliate, AlphaPro Management Inc. (collectively “Horizons ETFs“), are pleased to announce the launch of the Horizons Global Risk Parity ETF (“HRA“), an actively managed ETF strategy designed to keep risk levels balanced across the asset classes it invests in, regardless of market conditions. Units Continue Reading
  • Horizons Launches Global Currency Opportunities ETF (HGC) managed by CIBC July 19, 2016 - TORONTO , July 19, 2016 /CNW/ – Horizons ETFs Management ( Canada ) Inc. and its affiliate, AlphaPro Management Inc. (collectively “Horizons ETFs“), are pleased to announce the launch of the Horizons Global Currency Opportunities ETF (“HGC“), which provides investors with low-cost, actively managed exposure to worldwide currency markets. Units of the exchange traded fund (“ETF“) will begin trading this morning Continue Reading
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PowerShares ETFs
  • Additional listings from PowerShares on NEO Exchange January 18, 2017 - Toronto – January 17, 2017 – Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (“NEO Exchange” or “NEO”) is pleased to announce that Invesco Canada Ltd. (“Invesco”) is expanding its presence on the NEO Exchange. Invesco has applied to list two new PowerShares ETFs and received approval to list two new series of its NEO-listed PowerShares DWA Global Momentum Index ETF (DWG). PowerShares Canada has filed Continue Reading
  • PowerShares Canada announces cash distributions for TSX-listed ETFs April 20, 2016 - TORONTO, April 19, 2016 /CNW/ – PowerShares Canada today announced the April 2016 distributions for its exchange-traded funds (ETFs) listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Unitholders of record on April 28, 2016 will receive cash distributions payable on May 6, 2016. Details of the “per-unit” distribution amounts are as follows:   PowerShares ETF name Ticker Distribution symbol† per unit ($) Asset allocation Continue Reading
  • PowerShares ETFs declare Oct 2015 Distributions October 21, 2015 - PowerShares Canada has declared the October, 2015, distributions for its exchange-traded funds (ETFs) listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Unitholders of record on Oct. 29, 2015, will receive cash distributions payable on Nov. 6, 2015. Details of the per-unit distribution amounts are as shown in the table accessible by clicking HERE.
  • Purpose Investments – August 2015 Distributions August 21, 2015 - Purpose Investments Inc. is pleased to announce the following distributions for the month of August 2015. The ex-distribution date for all funds is August 27, 2015, with the exception of Purpose High Interest Savings ETF which has an ex-distribution date of August 31, 2015. Purpose Purpose Core Dividend Fund – ETF Series PDF $0.06810 08/31/2015 Purpose Total Return Bond Fund Continue Reading
  • PowerShares ETFs – August 2015 Distributions August 21, 2015 - Toronto, August 19, 2015 – PowerShares Canada today announced the August 2015 distributions for its exchange-traded funds (ETFs) listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Unitholders of record on August 28, 2015 will receive cash distributions payable on September 8, 2015. Details of the “per-unit” distribution amounts are accessible by clicking HERE!
  • PowerShares ETFs – July 2015 Distributions July 24, 2015 - Toronto, July 21, 2015 – PowerShares Canada today announced the July 2015 distributions for its exchange-traded funds (ETFs) listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Unitholders of record on July 30, 2015 will receive cash distributions payable on August 10, 2015. Details of the “per-unit” distribution amounts are as accessible by clicking HERE!
  • PowerShares Canada announces cash distributions (May 2015) for TSX-listed ETFs May 20, 2015 - TORONTO, May 19, 2015 /CNW/ – PowerShares Canada today announced the May 2015 distributions for its exchange-traded funds (ETFs) listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Unitholders of record on May 28, 2015will receive cash distributions payable on June 5, 2015. Details of the “per-unit” distribution amounts are as follows: PowerShares ETF name Ticker symbol Distribution per unit ($) Payment Continue Reading
  • PowerShares Canada extends smart beta leadership with three new ETFs May 13, 2015 - TORONTO, May 6, 2015 /CNW/ – In response to investor demand, PowerShares Canada today announced the listing of three new smart beta exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Two of the ETFs are the first of their kind to be listed in Canada. All three ETFs have now closed the initial offerings of units and will be Continue Reading
  • PowerShares announces Apr 2015 cash distributions for its ETFs April 21, 2015 - TORONTO, April 20, 2015 /CNW/ – PowerShares Canada today announced the April 2015 distributions for its exchange-traded funds (ETFs) listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Unitholders of record on April 29, 2015will receive cash distributions payable on May 7, 2015. Details of the “per-unit” distribution amounts are as follows: PowerShares ETF name Ticker symbol Distribution per unit ($) Payment frequency Continue Reading
  • PowerShares Canada expands smart beta ETF suite April 14, 2015 - TORONTO, April 14, 2015 /CNW/ – This year marks the 25th anniversary of the listing of the first exchange-traded fund (ETF). In the midst of the nostalgia, it might be time to consider the problem at the heart of many popular ETFs: market-capitalization weighting. Because market-capitalization-weighted indices focus on a single factor – the total value of a company’s outstanding Continue Reading
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Vanguard ETFs
  • Vanguard expands Fixed Income line-up and overall offering February 7, 2017 - We’ve expanded our ETF lineup again! Our four new Canadian fixed income ETFs provide exposure to select segments of the broad bond market, giving you more portfolio building blocks to make strategic and tactical portoflio adjustments. We now offer 33 low-cost ETFs that you can use to create broadly diversified portfolios: 9 indexed fixed income, 20 indexed equity and 4 Continue Reading
  • Vanguard’s Schlanger – the temptation to tinker October 12, 2016 - With so many potentially market-moving events happening, investors may be tempted to make short-term changes to their portfolios. To help combat this temptation, I thought it might be a good time to revisit the importance of strategic asset allocation. Long-term allocation for long-term goals We often use investment portfolios to meet a specific future need—such as to save for retirement Continue Reading
  • Vanguard – launches two new Currency hedged ETFs (VAH VEH) October 11, 2016 - TORONTO (October 11, 2016)—Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. today announced the launch of two new low-cost currency hedged exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The Vanguard FTSE Developed Asia Pacific All Cap Index ETF (CAD-hedged) and the Vanguard FTSE Developed Europe All Cap Index ETF (CAD-hedged) begin trading on the TSX today. The new ETFs provide currency hedged exposure to developed Asia Pacific and Continue Reading
  • Vanguard Infographic – Why Vanguard Active? September 15, 2016 - When you think of Vanguard, you might first think of indexing. In fact, in the United States, The Vanguard Group, Inc. has managed active funds since its founding in 1975. Today, we oversee more than $1 trillion in active assets, making us one of the world’s largest active managers.1. Why do investors look to Vanguard for active management? Experience Why Continue Reading
  • … And … Vanguard is now in the so-called “Smart Beta” Space in Canada! June 22, 2016 - TORONTO (June 22, 2016)—Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. today announced the launch of four new low-cost actively managed exchange-traded funds (ETFs). All four begin trading on TSX today and represent Vanguard’s first actively managed ETFs in Canada. “Vanguard has a long track record in offering actively managed strategies and we are pleased to offer that depth of global investment expertise to Continue Reading
  • Vanguard’s Advisors Survey – Upheaval and Opportunity May 26, 2016 - We’ve long suspected that financial advisors around the world are more similar than different. When Vanguard leaders travel, they’re frequently asked: “What’s it like for advisors in other parts of the world?” So we set out to learn. We asked more than 900 advisors in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, the United Kingdom and the United States about their challenges and Continue Reading
  • A Guide to Vanguard ETFs and Model Portfolios May 6, 2016 - At Vanguard, we believe investors have the best chance for investment success when they’re mindful of four fundamental principles. We believe investors should: • Create clear, appropriate investment goals. • Develop a suitable asset allocation using broadly diversified funds. • Minimize cost. • Maintain perspective and long-term discipline. By following these four principles, financial advisors and their clients can focus on what Continue Reading
  • Vanguard – April 2016 Distributions April 22, 2016 - TORONTO, April 20, 2016 /CNW/ – Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. today announced the final April 2016 cash distributions for certain Vanguard ETFs listed below that trade on Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Unitholders of record on April 29, 2016 will receive cash distributions payable on May 6, 2016. Details of the “per unit” distribution amounts are as follows:   Vanguard ETF® TSX Continue Reading
  • Vanguard launches 2 additional ETFs: Developed All Cap Ex-North-Am (CAD Hedged/Unhedged) December 8, 2015 - TORONTO (December 8, 2015)— Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. announced today that two new Canada-domiciled exchange-traded funds (Vanguard ETFs®) will begin trading this morning on Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). The two developed markets ETFs bring to 23 the number of ETFs offered by the firm. Vanguard ETF Benchmark Annual Management fee TSX Ticker Vanguard FTSE Developed All Cap ex North America Continue Reading
  • Vanguard – Investment Due Diligence: ETFs September 23, 2015 - When selecting investments for your clients’ portfolios, the list of variables to consider can be lengthy and difficult to prioritize. Too often, advisors engage in a due diligence process that begins with investment vehicle selection followed by product evaluation based on a series of popular metrics, such as volume and performance. The danger with such an approach is that product Continue Reading
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RBC ETFs
  • RBC GAM announces expansion of its ETF line up with Global Real Estate Leaders ETF (RGRE) May 9, 2017 - TORONTO, May 9, 2017 — RBC Global Asset Management Inc. (RBC GAM Inc.) today announced the expansion of  its ETF lineup with the introduction of the RBC Quant Global Real Estate Leaders ETF (TSX:RGRE).   “With this new ETF, we continue to grow our offering of real asset investment strategies, following our launch last September ofRBC Quant Global Infrastructure Leaders Continue Reading
  • RBC GAM ETFs – Four New ETFs introduced January 26, 2016 - TORONTO, January 25, 2016 — RBC Global Asset Management Inc. (RBC GAM Inc.) today announced the launch of four new Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). All four begin trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange today.   The new ETFs include three new global equity options that offer international diversification and access to high-quality global companies.   RBC Strategic Global Dividend Leaders Continue Reading
  • RBC’s Gillespie – HY Bond ETF Liquidity passes the test December 15, 2015 -     December 15, 2015 The RBC ETF Examiner Record Volumes: High-Yield Bond ETF Liquidity It is late innings in a volatile 2015, and volumes make the history books for high-yield bond ETFs last week on the back of natural buying   The Energy sector’s negative pricing environment, coupled with last Friday’s surprise announcement from Third Avenue Management to bar Continue Reading
  • RBC GAM announces Oct 2015 cash Distributions for its ETFs October 16, 2015 - TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2015 /CNW/ – RBC Global Asset Management Inc. today announced October 2015 cash distributions for unitholders of RBC ETFs. RBC ETF cash distributions for October are accessible by clicking HERE!
  • RBC GAM ETFs – August 2015 Distributions August 21, 2015 - TORONTO, August 17, 2015 – RBC Global Asset Management Inc. today announced August 2015 cash distributions for unitholders of RBC ETFs, which are as follows: RBC     RBC 1-5 Year Laddered Corporate Bond ETF RBO $0.0590 RBC Target 2015 Corporate Bond Index ETF RQC $0.0300 RBC Target 2016 Corporate Bond Index ETF RQD $0.0650 RBC Target 2017 Corporate Bond Index ETF Continue Reading
  • RBC GAM announces June 2015 Distributions for its ETFs June 21, 2015 - TORONTO, June 15, 2015 /CNW/ – RBC Global Asset Management Inc. today announcedJune 2015 cash distributions for unitholders of RBC ETFs. RBC ETF monthly cash distributions for June are as follows: FUND NAME FUND TICKER CASH DISTRIBUTION PER UNIT RBC 1-5 Year Laddered Corporate Bond ETF RBO $             0.055 RBC Target 2015 Corporate Bond Index ETF RQC $             0.050 RBC Continue Reading
  • RBC Global Asset Management Inc. announces RBC ETF monthly cash distributions for May 2015 May 13, 2015 - TORONTO, May 12, 2015 /CNW/ – RBC Global Asset Management Inc. today announced May 2015 cash distributions for unitholders of RBC ETFs, with details accessible by clicking HERE. Unitholders of record on May 22, 2015 will receive distributions payable on May 29, 2015. The ex-dividend date is May 20, 2015.
  • RBC GAM ETFs introduces suite of “Core” Equity ETFs May 12, 2015 - Toronto, May 12, 2015 – RBC Global Asset Management Inc. (RBC GAM) today announced the introduction of the RBC Quant Equity Leaders suite of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), designed to offer investors and advisors diversified core equity exposure in Canadian, U.S. and international markets. The five new RBC Quant Equity Leaders ETFs are now available for purchase on the Toronto Continue Reading
  • RBC Global Asset Management Inc. announces RBC ETF monthly cash distributions for April 2015 April 15, 2015 - TORONTO, April 15, 2015 /CNW/ – RBC Global Asset Management Inc. today announced April 2015 cash distributions for unitholders of RBC ETFs. RBC ETF monthly cash distributions for April are as follows: FUND NAME FUND TICKER CASH DISTRIBUTION PER UNIT RBC 1-5 Year Laddered Corporate Bond ETF RBO $             0.056 RBC Target 2015 Corporate Bond Index ETF RQC $             Continue Reading
  • RBC Global Asset Management Inc. announces RBC ETF monthly cash distributions for March 2015 March 16, 2015 - TORONTO, March 16, 2015 /CNW/ – RBC Global Asset Management Inc. today announced March 2015 cash distributions for unitholders of RBC ETFs. RBC ETF monthly cash distributions for March are as follows: FUND NAME FUND TICKER CASH DISTRIBUTION PER UNIT RBC 1-5 Year Laddered Corporate Bond ETF RBO $0.057 RBC Target 2015 Corporate Bond Index ETF RQC $0.055 RBC Target Continue Reading
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First Asset ETFs
  • First Asset Completes Advisor Class Conversion – ratios announced July 18, 2017 - TORONTO, July 17, 2017 – Further to its announcements on April 3, 2017 and May 1, 2017, First Asset Investment Management Inc. (“First Asset“), the manager of the First Asset Exchange Traded Funds (“ETFs“), announces that it has completed the conversion of all advisor class units to the corresponding common class units of the same ETF at the close of business Continue Reading
  • First Asset – May 2016 Distributions declared May 18, 2016 - TORONTO, May 18, 2016 – First Asset Exchange Traded Funds announces the following distributions for the month ending May 31, 2016. In all cases, the distribution will be paid on or before June 3, 2016, to unitholders of record on May 30, 2016. The ex-dividend date in each case is May 26, 2016. Distribution details => Click HERE!
  • First Asset – Two New ETFs: One joining ranks of Prefs ETFs; and an active Fixed Income ETF May 18, 2016 - TORONTO, May 17, 2016 – First Asset Investment Management Inc. (“First Asset”) is pleased to announce the launch of First Asset Preferred Share ETF (TSX:FPR) and First Asset Long Duration Fixed Income ETF (TSX:FLB). Signature Global Asset Management, an affiliate of First Asset and a division of CI Investments Inc., is the Portfolio Manager for both funds. Signature Global Asset Continue Reading
  • First Asset ETF Funds – April 2016 Distributions April 20, 2016 - TORONTO, April 19, 2016 /CNW/ – First Asset Exchange Traded Funds announces the following distributions for the month ending April 30, 2016.   In all cases, the distribution will be paid on or before May 4, 2016, to unitholders of record on April 28, 2016.  The ex-dividend date in each case is April 26, 2016. Name Ticker Amount First Asset Canadian Convertible Continue Reading
  • First Asset – March 2016 Distributions March 21, 2016 - TORONTO, March 18, 2016 /CNW/ – First Asset Exchange Traded Funds announces the following regular cash distributions for the month and quarter ending March 31, 2016.  In all cases, the distribution will be paid on or before April 5, 2016, to unitholders of record on March 30, 2016.  The ex-dividend date in each case is March 28, 2016. Trading Symbol Distribution Continue Reading
  • First Asset announces Oct 2015 Distributions for its ETFs October 20, 2015 - TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2015 /CNW/ – First Asset Exchange Traded Funds announces the following distributions for the month ending October 31, 2015.   In all cases, the distribution will be paid on or before November 4, 2015, to unitholders of record on October 29, 2015.  The ex-dividend date in each case is October 27, 2015. For Distribution details, Click HERE!
  • First Asset – August 2015 ETFs distributions August 21, 2015 - TORONTO, August 19, 2015 – First Asset Exchange Traded Funds announces the following distributions for the month ending August 31, 2015. In all cases, the distribution will be paid on or before September 3, 2015, to unitholders of record on August 28, 2015. The ex-dividend date in each case is August 26, 2015. first asset     First Asset Canadian Continue Reading
  • First Asset ETFs – July 2015 Distributions July 24, 2015 - TORONTO, July 21, 2015 – First Asset Exchange Traded Funds announces the following distributions for the month ending July 31, 2015. In all cases, the distribution will be paid on or before August 6, 2015, to unitholders of record on July 30, 2015. The ex-dividend date in each case is July 28, 2015. To access details – Click HERE!
  • First Asset – REIT Closed End Fund conversion into ETF completed July 14, 2015 - July 14, 2015 – First Asset Canadian REIT ETF (TSX: RIT) announces that it has completed the conversion from a closed-end fund (First Asset Canadian REIT Income Fund) to an exchange-traded fund. Today, outstanding units of First Asset Canadian REIT Income Fund have been re-designated as common units of the First Asset Canadian REIT ETF which trade on the Toronto Continue Reading
  • First Asset – May 2015 Distributions declared for ETFs May 20, 2015 - TORONTO, May 19, 2015 /CNW/ – First Asset Exchange Traded Funds announces the following distributions for the month ending May 31, 2015. In all cases, the distribution will be paid on or before June 3, 2015, to unitholders of record on May 28, 2015.  The ex-dividend date in each case is May 26, 2015. Trading Symbol Distribution Amount (per unit) First Continue Reading
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Purpose Investments
  • Purpose secures powerful ally / investor in OMERS May 25, 2017 - Som Seif’s Purpose now has a powerful minority stake holder in OMERS, covered off in Clare O’Hara’s latest column for the Globe: OMERS Platform Investments, a branch of one of Canada’s largest pension fund providers, is claiming a minority stake in exchange traded funds provider Purpose Investments. The deal, which has an undisclosed price, will see OMERS provide Purpose the Continue Reading
  • Covered Calls + Covered Puts in one ETF? Purpose launches Premium Yield Fund January 19, 2016 - Purpose Investments Inc. (“Purpose Investments”) is pleased to announce the launch of the Purpose Premium Yield Fund (TSX:PYF) (the “Fund”). The initial public offering of the Fund’s ETF shares has closed and the ETF shares will commence trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange today under the ticker symbol “PYF”. The Purpose Premium Yield Fund employs a flexible approach to investing, Continue Reading
  • Purpose Investments – July 2015 Distributions July 24, 2015 - Purpose Investments Inc. is pleased to announce the following distributions for the month of July 2015. The ex-distribution date for all funds is July 29, 2015, with the exception of Purpose High Interest Savings ETF which has an ex-distribution date of July 31, 2015. OPEN-END FUNDS TSX SYMBOL DISTRIBUTION PER SHARE/UNIT ($) RECORD DATE PAYABLE DATE DISTRIBUTION FREQUENCY Purpose Core Continue Reading
  • Purpose Investments declare June 2015 Distributions June 21, 2015 - TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 19, 2015) – Purpose Investments Inc. is pleased to announce the following distributions for the month of June 2015. The ex-distribution date for all funds is June 26, 2015, with the exception of Purpose High Interest Savings ETF which has an ex-distribution date of June 30, 2015. Open-End Funds TSX Symbol Distribution per share/unit Record Date Continue Reading
  • Purpose Investments – May 2015 Distributions declared May 21, 2015 - TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – May 20, 2015) – Purpose Investments Inc. is pleased to announce the following distributions for the month of May 2015. The ex-distribution date for all funds is May 27, 2015, with the exception of Purpose High Interest Savings ETF which has an ex-distribution date of May 29, 2015. Click => Here for Details!
  • Purpose Investments Announces The Launch of Two Highly Innovative International Funds April 22, 2015 - Purpose Investments Inc. (“Purpose”) is pleased to announce the launch of two new international investment funds, Purpose International Dividend Fund (TSX:PID) and Purpose International Tactical Hedged Equity Fund (TSX:PHW) (collectively the “Funds”). Purpose has completed the initial public offering of the ETF units of Purpose International Dividend Fund and ETF shares of Purpose International Tactical Hedged Equity Fund. The ETF Continue Reading
  • Purpose Investments Inc. Announces April Distributions April 22, 2015 - Purpose Investments Inc. is pleased to announce the following distributions for the month of April 2015. The ex-distribution date for all funds is April 28, 2015, with the exception of Purpose High Interest Savings ETF which has an ex-distribution date of April 30, 2015. OPEN-END FUNDS TSX SYMBOL DISTRIBUTION PER SHARE/UNIT ($) RECORD DATE PAYABLE DATE DISTRIBUTION FREQUENCY Purpose Core Continue Reading
  • Purpose Investments Inc. Announces March Distributions March 20, 2015 - TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 20, 2015) – Purpose Investments Inc. is pleased to announce the following distributions for the month of March 2015. The ex-distribution date for all funds is March 27, 2015, with the exception of Purpose High Interest Savings ETF which has an ex-distribution date of March 31, 2015. Open-End Funds TSX Symbol Distribution per share/unit Record Date Continue Reading
  • Purpose Investments announces Feb 2015 Distributions February 19, 2015 - Purpose Investments Inc. is pleased to announce the following distributions for the month of February 2015. The ex-distribution date for all funds is February 25, 2015, with the exception of Purpose High Interest Savings ETF which has an ex-distribution date of February 27, 2015. Click Here for Details
  • Purpose Investments announces Jan 2015 Distributions January 22, 2015 - Purpose Investments Inc. is pleased to announce the following distributions for the month of January 2015. The ex-distribution date for all funds is January 28, 2015, with the exception of Purpose High Interest Savings ETF which has an ex-distribution date of January 30, 2015. Click Here for Details    
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First Trust
  • First Asset ETFs announces August 2016 Distributions August 19, 2016 - Toronto, August 19, 2016 – First Asset Exchange Traded Funds announces the following distributions for the month ending August 31, 2016. In all cases, the distribution will be paid on or before September 6, 2016, to unitholders of record on August 30, 2016. The ex-dividend date in each case is August 26, 2016. Trading Symbol Distribution Amount (per unit) First Continue Reading
  • First Trust declares Oct 2015 Cash distributions for ETFs October 21, 2015 - FT Portfolios Canada Co. Announces Cash Distribution for its Exchange Traded Funds FT Portfolios Canada Co. has declared the cash distribution for its exchange-traded funds listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange for the period ending Oct. 31, 2015. The cash distributions are payable on Nov. 6, 2015, to unitholders of record on Oct. 30, 2015, with an ex dividend date Continue Reading
  • FT Portfolios Canada – August 2015 Distributions August 21, 2015 - TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Aug. 19, 2015) – FT Portfolios Canada Co. (“First Trust”) is pleased to announce cash distribution for its Exchange Traded Funds (the “ETFS”) listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange for the period ending August 31, 2015. The cash distributions are payable on September 8, 2015 to Unitholders of record on August 31, 2015 with an ex-dividend date Continue Reading
  • First Trust ETFs – July 2015 Distributions July 24, 2015 - TORONTO, July 22, 2015 – FT Portfolios Canada Co. (“First Trust”) is pleased to announce cash distribution for its Exchange Traded Funds (the “ETFS”) listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange for the period ending July 31, 2015. The cash distributions are payable on August 10, 2015 to Unitholders of record on July 31, 2015 with an ex-dividend date of July Continue Reading
  • First Trust – May 2015 Distributions declared May 21, 2015 - TORONTO, May 20, 2015 – FT Portfolios Canada Co. (“First Trust”) is pleased to announce cash distribution for its Exchange Traded Funds (the “ETFS”) listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange for the period ending May 31, 2015. The cash distributions are payable on June 5, 2015 to Unitholders of record on May 29, 2015 with an ex-dividend date of May Continue Reading
  • First Trust Portfolios Canada announces April 2015 distributions April 22, 2015 - TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – April 21, 2015) – FT Portfolios Canada Co. (“First Trust”) is pleased to announce cash distribution for its Exchange Traded Funds (the “ETFS”) listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange for the period ending April 30, 2015. The cash distributions are payable on May 7, 2015 to Unitholders of record on April 30, 2015 with an ex-dividend date Continue Reading
  • First Trust declares March 2015 Distributions March 20, 2015 - FT Portfolios Canada Co. Announces Cash Distribution for Its Exchange Traded and US Sectors Funds TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 20, 2015) – FT Portfolios Canada Co. (“First Trust”) is pleased to announce cash distribution for its Exchange Traded Funds (the “ETFS”) listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange for the period ending March 31, 2015. The cash distributions are payable on Continue Reading
  • FT Portfolios Canada announces Feb 2015 distributions February 18, 2015 - TORONTO, February 18, 2015 – FT Portfolios Canada Co. is pleased to announce a cash distribution for its Exchange Traded Funds listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange for the month ending February 28, 2015. The distribution is payable on March 6, 2015 to Unitholders of record on February 27, 2015 with an ex-dividend date of February 25, 2015. Details for Continue Reading
  • FT Portfolios Canada announces Jan 2015 distributions January 22, 2015 - TORONTO, January 21, 2015 – FT Portfolios Canada Co. is pleased to announce a cash distribution for its Exchange Traded Funds listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange for the month ending January 31, 2015. The distribution is payable on February 6, 2015 to Unitholders of record on January 30, 2015 with an ex-dividend date of January 28, 2015. Details for Continue Reading
  • FT Portfolios Canada announces Dec 2014 distributions December 19, 2014 - TORONTO, December 18, 2014 – FT Portfolios Canada Co. (“First Trust”) is pleased to announce cash and reinvested distributions for certain of its Exchange Traded Funds (the “ETFS”) listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange for the period ending December 31, 2014. The annual reinvested distributions generally represent realized capital gains within the ETFs or special distributions received by the ETFs Continue Reading
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