Blackrock to Close Six iShares Funds

BlackRock Asset Management Canada plans to terminate six of its iShares exchange traded funds (ETFs) in September.

LIFE INSURANCE | June 24 2015 10:38AM
Relations warm between Mutual fund and ETF industries

The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) passed some major milestones in 2014: mutual fund assets under managemen…

LIFE INSURANCE | December 02 2014 11:02AM
BMO launches first segregated funds with ETFs

BMO Life is launching its first segregated fund product, and is betting on the popularity of its parent company’s exchan…

LIFE INSURANCE | November 18 2013 06:45PM
“Gamma factor” can improve retirees’ portfolio efficiency

Many financial advisors have long believed they bring a unique and tangible value to their clients. Now Morningstar Inc.…

LIFE INSURANCE | August 19 2013 03:56PM
Exchange traded funds fueled by volatility

Fears sparked by volatility and the quest for lower management fees are driving investors toward exchange traded funds (…

LIFE INSURANCE | October 19 2012 03:21PM
Uncertainty means retirees will have to be flexible about lifestyle

Most Canadians can erase the image of being rich in retirement, a conference on pensions and benefits was told last spri…

LIFE INSURANCE | September 14 2012 02:02PM
Competition heats up in ETF mutual funds

Exchange traded fund based mutual fund products are gaining popularity with advisors and selection is broadening. Tra…

LIFE INSURANCE | February 18 2011 03:46PM