Can an ETF blow up?
It's a question Oliver McMahon, director of product management at iShares Canada, has been hearing a lot lately. So many concerned investors have been contacting Canada's largest purveyor of exchange-traded funds that iShares' employees had to team up to handle all the calls.
"We were getting multiple calls a day. Some from retail investors and some from institutional investors with responsibility for very large pools of money, some from advisers, across the whole spectrum," Mr. McMahon said.