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Your Canadian ETF snapshot for the week ending October 4

October 7, 2019

 

The Weekly Stats

 

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  • There are 36 ETF providers in Canada with 861 ETFs (+147 YoY) that have combined AuM of CAD 188B (+15% YoY).
  • We estimate investors traded CAD 7.8B in Canadian ETFs last week (with broad market ETFs, led by XIU [CAD 1,189M], XIC [CAD 389M], HXT [CAD 248M], and XSP [CAD 237M], being the most actively traded).
  • Investors put money into fixed income ETFs (with CAD 523M of inflows) and equity ETFs (with CAD 448M of inflows).  Overall, Canadian ETFs had CAD 954M (+0.5% of AuM) in net creations last week.
  • Investors favored low volatility, growth, and thematic in the equity space, target date, inflation protected, ultra-short and investment grade in the fixed income space, and crude oil, natural gas and silver in the commodity space.
  • CIBC AM and TD AM gained the most market share last week with the largest inflows (as % of AuM) at the provider level.
  • New this week: AGFiQ US Market Neutral Anti-Beta CAD-Hedged ETF (QBTL) and AGFiQ US Long/Short Dividend Income CAD-Hedged (QUDV) were listed on October 3, 2019 and will begin trading this week.

 

Sources: Scotiabank GBM estimates and Bloomberg Finance LP.

 

 

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