Investing in ETFs

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All Canadian and U.S.
exchange-traded funds (ETFs)



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What are ETFs?

ETFs are baskets of securities that trade like stocks on an exchange. They usually track an index, but they can also be focused on other types of assets, such as currencies and commodities.

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6 reasons to invest in ETFs

  • Build a diversified portfolio at a low cost
  • Save, thanks to low management fees
  • Trade with ease, just like shares
  • Enjoy fund manager transparency
  • Benefit from favorable tax treatment
  • Invest in various asset classes
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Choosing an ETF

  • Choose ETFs based on your investor profile and investment goals.
  • Our ETF Centre can help you analyze fund composition and apply filters to search ETFs by performance, risk level, fees, management style and more!
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Tips from our experts

Many investors buy on margin to leverage the funds and securities in their account. Learn more about our margin accounts to increase your potential returns.

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The fine print

Notes on commissions

1. Management and other fees may apply to ETF investments. Please read the prospectus before making an investment. ETFs are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. 

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