Canadian institutional investors are broadening their use of exchange-traded funds as they seek to limit costs in their quest for liquidity and diversification, according to a new report.
Professional money managers are increasingly turning to certain kinds of ETFs that promise to boost returns in the persistent low-interest-rate environment, which has also inspired forays into alternative asset classes. Some of these newer products can also mitigate risk compared with other ETFs by targeting stocks with a lower volatility profile.
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