In today's ETF report, we discuss the impact of the flood of money that continues to pour into exchange-traded funds. Craig Basinger, chief investment officer at Richardson GMP, doesn't think a bubble is building in ETFs, but says he has found evidence of "price distortions and potential systematic risk" in the equity market.
ETF Report: You can now invest in gender diversity
Canada's newest provider of exchange-traded funds has hit the market with several offerings that stand out in the crowded field of ETFs. We speak with Raj LaLa, CEO of Evolve Funds Group, about the company's Gender Diversity and Cyber Security ETFs.
ETFs aren't the big, bad market bogeyman: Wickham Investments' Meyer
In the debate over whether exchange-traded funds are dangerous for equity markets, Allan Meyer at Wickham Investment counsel is siding with those who say ETFs are not a threat. Meyer says complainers don't seem to realize there are a lot of different models for ETFs; some are active "smart beta" that are rules-based.
Evolve Funds has filed a preliminary prospectus with regulators for the launch of Canada’s first cryptocurrency exchange-traded fund, which will trade on the TSX under the ticker BITS.
ETF Report: A new ETF for 'the fixed income conundrum'
The chief investment officer at Marret Asset Management says a new strategy is required to manage fixed income. Barry Allan says there's more risk today in fixed income than equities. Allan co-manages a new corporate bond ETF that he believes addresses the problem: the First Asset Enhanced Short Duration Bond ETF. It started trading this week on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker FSB.
Robots are an ETF’s new best friend; Managers need convincing
It’s time for exchange-traded funds to start wooing the robots. But the asset management industry isn’t quite so sure.
ETF launch: Getting in on the $2-trillion U.S. mid-cap financials sector
Robert Wessel, managing partner at Hamilton Capital, joins BNN to talk about his firm's new ETF focused on the U.S. mid-cap financials sector. The new ETF is called Hamilton Capital U.S. Financials ETF.
Investors turn to gold amid fed concern, North Korea tension
“If gold is really ‘the sum of all fears,’ then the gold price is saying that not all is rosy in the garden,” Ross Norman, the chief executive officer of London-based precious metals dealer Sharps Pixley Ltd., said in a note.
Personal Investor: New disclosure rules open the books on ETFs
Your Personal Investor Dale Jackson explains new disclosure rules for ETF providers.