Market Opens

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RBC iShares Closes the Market

Monday, July 15, 2024
The team at RBC iShares, led by Steven Leong, Director, Head of Canada iShares Product, BlackRock, joined Graham MacKenzie, Managing Director, Exchange Traded Products, Toronto Stock Exchange, to close the market today to celebrate the launch of iShares S&P 500 3% Capped Index ETF (TSX:XUSC and XUSC.U) and iShares S&P 500 3% Capped Index ETF – CAD Hedged (TSX:XSPC). These new ETFs will be managed by BlackRock Canada. These ETFs are the first of their kind, seeking to provide Canadian investors and advisors with greater choice and diversification options for their investment portfolios. They are designed to address growing concerns of mega cap company concentration risk within the S&P 500 by capping securities in the index at 3% weight. RBC iShares ETFs are comprised of RBC ETFs managed by RBC Global Asset Management Inc. and iShares ETFs managed by BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited. RBC iShares is a strategic alliance formed in 2019 between RBC Global Asset Management and BlackRock Canada. RBC iShares provides the largest suite of ETFs to Canadians, and leverages the combined investment expertise of Canada’s largest asset manager and the world’s largest ETF provider to help advisors build efficient portfolios that meet the needs of their clients.

France-Canada Chamber of Commerce Opens the Market

Friday, July 12, 2024
Riva Walia, Founding Managing Director, France-Canada Chamber of Commerce (FCCCO) along with Her Worship Olivia Chow, Mayor of Toronto, Bertrand Pous, Consul General - France in Toronto, the Honourable Natalia Kusendova-Bashta, Minister of Long-Term Care, Government of Ontario and their member companies joined David Clarke, Head of Government Affairs,TMX Group, to mark Bastille Day and open the market. FCCCO is a prestigious non-profit organization under the aegis of Ambassador of France to Canada, Embassy of France, and Chambre de Commerce et d'industrie (CCI) France International. Working hand in hand with the French and Canadian government, they support growth of bilateral trade and commerce between France and Canada contributing towards trade of more than $10 Billion each year.

Guardian Capital Group Opens the Market

Thursday, July 11, 2024
George Mavroudis, CEO and President, Guardian Capital Group (TSX: GCG) and his team joined Graham MacKenzie, Managing Director, Exchange Traded Products, Toronto Stock Exchange, to celebrate the Company’s 55-year listing anniversary and open the market. Guardian Capital Group Limited (Guardian) is a global investment management company servicing institutional, retail and private clients through its subsidiaries. As at March 31, 2024, Guardian had C$61.3 billion of total client assets while managing a proprietary investment portfolio with a fair market value of C$1.25 billion. Founded in 1962, Guardian’s reputation for steady growth, long-term relationships and its core values of authenticity, integrity, stability and trustworthiness have been key to its success over six decades. Its Common and Class A shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange as GCG and GCG.A, respectively.

Dynamic Funds Close the Market

Wednesday, July 10, 2024
Alan Green, Vice President, Head of ETFs, Scotia Global Asset Management and his team joined Berk Sumen, Managing Director TSX & TSX-V Company Services, Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), to open the market and celebrate the launch of their new ETFs: Dynamic Active Global Gold ETF (TSX: DXAU), Dynamic Active Real Estate ETF (TSX: DXRE) and Dynamic Active Mining Opportunities ETF (TSX: DXMO). Dynamic Funds, a division of 1832 Asset Management L.P., is one of Canada’s most recognized asset management firms and offers a comprehensive range of actively managed wealth solutions, including mutual funds, ETFs, hedge funds, alternative strategies, and managed asset programs. Dynamic Funds is proud to offer differentiated Active ETF solutions that aim to uncover opportunities beyond the benchmark through Legitimately Active Management®.

Accelerate Opens the Market

Wednesday, July 10, 2024
Julian Klymocho, President & CEO, Accelerate, and his team joined Keith Wu, Head, Exchange Traded Products, Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), to open the market and celebrate the launch of their new ETF: Accelerate Diversified Credit Income Fund (TSX: INCM). Accelerate Financial Technologies Inc. is a leading provider of alternative investment solutions. Accelerate helps investment advisors, institutions and individual investors diversify their investment portfolios, manage risk, and improve their portfolio’s risk-adjusted returns.