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Bond funds finally benefit from ETF price war

The Great Canadian ETF Price War of 2014 has left bond funds nearly untouched.

The cost of owning an ETF tracking the S&P/TSX composite index has fallen from 0.27 per cent to 0.05 per cent this year, and U.S. and international fund fees have fallen significantly as well. But, with only a couple of exceptions, bond ETFs have for the most part been exempt from this price competition.