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Horizons launches Canada’s first actively managed EM bond ETF

Aug 3rd, 2018 | By
Steve Hawkins, President and CEO of Horizons ETFs.

Horizons ETFs has unveiled Canada’s first actively managed emerging markets bond ETF: the Horizons Active Emerging Markets Bond ETF (HEMB CN) on Toronto Stock Exchange. “With the constantly evolving conditions within emerging bond markets, we believe active management is the only way to go for this sector,” said Steve Hawkins, president and co-CEO of Horizons ETFs.


Quality boost for UK equity income ETFs as dividend cover doubles

Jul 5th, 2018 | By
Helal Miah, research investment analyst from The Share Centre

Dividend cover for the UK’s 350 largest listed companies has more than doubled in the past year, boosting the appeal of UK equity income ETFs. “Rocketing profits among UK plc has driven a rapid recovery in dividend cover, much to the relief of income investors, who had justifiably begun to worry that their dividends might not be sustainable,” said Helal Miah, research investment analyst from The Share Centre.


Global high yield credit: Keep calm and carry on

Jun 4th, 2018 | By
Morgane Delledonne, ETF Investment Strategist at BMO Global Asset Management

By Morgane Delledonne, ETF investment strategist, BMO Global Asset Management.

Synchronised economic growth coupled with a gradual normalisation of monetary policy in developed economies should continue to be supportive for high yield credit in the medium-term. Higher oil prices and rising interest rates have led investors to favour shorter-duration bonds with cyclical tilt, leading to the outperformance of high yield over investment grade bonds.


BMO launches its first active ETFs in Canada

Jun 4th, 2018 | By
Kevin Gopaul, head of BMO Global Asset Management Canada.

BMO Global Asset Management Canada has launched its first actively managed ETFs in Canada including three bond funds and one thematic equity strategy. The ETFs are available to trade on Toronto Stock Exchange. Kevin Gopaul, head of BMO Global Asset Management Canada, said, “Building on the success of BMO’s line-up of passive ETFs, we’re launching the active ETF Series to give investors more options in terms of global exposure and income solutions.”


ETF market update from BMO GAM’s Morgane Delledonne

May 23rd, 2018 | By
Morgane Delledonne, ETF Investment Strategist at BMO Global Asset Management

Developed equity markets were relatively flat to slightly rising last week, while the US 10y Treasury yield rose to 3.11%, the highest since July 2011, and oil prices climbed to $79.3 per barrel on Thursday.


BMO launches global communications ETF on Toronto Stock Exchange

May 8th, 2018 | By
Kevin Gopaul, head of BMO Global Asset Management Canada.

BMO Global Asset Management Canada has launched the BMO Global Communications Index ETF (COMM CN) on Toronto Stock Exchange. “This ETF provides investors with a unique balance of global companies that are reshaping and driving the market through communications, technology and new media,” said Kevin Gopaul, head of BMO Global Asset Management Canada.


BMO unveils five more ETF plays on Toronto Stock Exchange

Mar 8th, 2018 | By
Kevin Gopaul, Head of BMO Global Asset Management Canada

Canadian ETF provider BMO has launched five new ETFs on Toronto Stock Exchange, three of which are fixed income. “As one of the top 10 fixed income ETF providers globally, we’re excited to build on our successful and comprehensive suite,” said Kevin Gopaul, Head of BMO Global Asset Management Canada.


BMO forecasts ETF assets to grow to $10 trillion by 2023

Jan 31st, 2018 | By
BMO expands line-up with seven new ETFs

BMO Global Asset Management has released its annual ETF Outlook Report looking at some of the themes powering the ETF industry in the coming year, including fixed income, thematic investing and ESG. Also in the report is a forecast for the global ETF industry to grow to $10 trillion in assets under management by 2023.


Canada-listed ETFs enjoy record net inflows in 2017

Jan 12th, 2018 | By
Invesco Canada reduces fees in its ETF line-up

ETFs listed in Canada saw record net inflows of $18.9 billion during 2017, according to data provided by ETF industry consultants ETFGI. This is up 48.5% on the total net inflows recorded in 2016 ($12.7bn) and 44.3% more than the previous record ($13.1bn) set in 2015.


New BMO ETF introduces Shiller CAPE strategy to Canada

Oct 12th, 2017 | By
Shin Kong launches US sector value ETF in Taiwan

BMO Asset Management has launched five new ETFs in Canada, including the country’s first ETF to offer access to Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller’s cyclically adjusted price-earnings (CAPE) methodology.