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Canadian ETFs

All You Need to Know About Canada’s Top Exchange Traded Funds

Most of the investors at brokerages usually get dinged with trading fees whenever they purchase and sell ETFs, stocks, or any other financial instrument. The fees can be quite high getting to $9.99 for every trade. This is known to put off many self-directed investors. Wealthsimple Trade is considered to be one of the best […]

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Canadians now have more alternatives than ever to enter the stock market and put their money to work thanks to the introduction of online brokers. Regardless of the amount of money you have to start with, or if you’re a seasoned investor or a newbie, there’s an online broker out there for you. However, choosing […]

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Should the XEG ETF be part of your Portfolio?

What is the XEG ETF? The iShares S&P/TSX Capped Energy ETF or XEG is an all-equity exchange-traded fund (ETF) that gives you exposure to TSX-listed Canadian oil and gas firms. It invests all of its funds in a portfolio of equity assets, with no exposure to fixed-income assets such as bonds or GICs. The iShares […]

XIG ETF

What’s the XSP ETF? The BlackRock iShares Core S&P 500 Index ETF (TSX:XSP) is an exchange-traded fund that seeks to replicate the performance of the S&P 500 and its hedged to the Canadian Dollars Index, protecting investors with exchange rate fluctuations. The XSP ETF aims to deliver long-term capital gains to investors by hedging currency […]

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What’s the XIC ETF? The Core S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index ETF  (TSX:XIC) invests in the top Canadian firms listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. It is an all-equity ETF that provides you exposure to a basket of blue-chip Canadian equity assets, with no exposure to fixed-income instruments such as bonds or guaranteed investment certificates (GICs). […]

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