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CanDeal Bonds & Rates
(i) Benchmark securities serve as a general indicator of the level and directional movement of the overall debt market. In the Canadian fixed income market, benchmark (also known as bellwether) securities are the current 3-month, 6-month, and 1 Year Government of Canada Treasury Bills and 2-year, 3-year, 5-year, 10-year and 30-year Government of Canada Bonds. Benchmark Treasury Bills and Bonds are often used to determine the relative values of other fixed income securities.

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(ii) CanDeal provides institutional market participants with an electronic marketplace for Canadian dollar debt securities that delivers optimal transparency, efficient trade execution and unique business intelligence data, while reducing operational risk. Institutional investors from around the globe leverage CanDeal to gain direct access to our dealer network, including all of Canada's Primary Dealers. CanDeal is the benchmark for Canadian fixed income pricing. Sourced directly from our dealer network, hundreds of thousands of price updates are received daily to produce a real-time “bid/ask” composite of the market. For more information or to inquire about further bond information, visit

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By Fund Library News Wire | Friday, March 23, 2018

By Mike Keerma

Fundata Canada Inc., a provider of Canadian investment fund data, announced on March 21 that it has partnered with Barchart, a global leader in market data and technology services, to provide premium Canadian data on mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to The Globe and Mail’s Globe Investor website.


By Fund Library News Wire | Thursday, March 22, 2018

By Felix Narhi, CIO & Portfolio Manager, Penderfund Capital Management

“Since 1871, the market has spent 40% of all years either rising or falling more than 20%. Roaring booms and crushing busts are perfectly normal.” – Morgan Housel

Last year was a banner year in the US markets. Following the election of Trump, the S&P500 bolted out of the gates on initial optimism for deregulation across many sectors and ended the year with investors cheering huge U.S. corporate tax cuts. In what has become a familiar refrain, a handful of mega-cap Internet and technology stocks continued their momentum.


By Dave Paterson | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Given the complexity of the emerging markets, you will likely want an active manager at the helm of your fund than relying solely on a cheap, passively-managed ETF. In the past few years, the RBC Emerging Markets Equity Fund has been one of the more attractive EM funds available. It has delivered above-average returns with less volatility than the index or peers, resulting in better risk adjusted returns. And it is a consistent multi-year winner of the annual FundGrade A+ Award, most recently for performance in 2017.


By Knowledge Bureau | Tuesday, March 20, 2018


By Evelyn Jacks

Are you a high-income earner – perhaps an executive, or a seasonal construction or oil rig worker – who may suffer a loss of employment? If the Canada Revenue Agency catches you with income above the base amount for Employment Insurance (EI) repayment, you’ll likely be unpleasantly surprised when you file your 2017 return. But there’s a way to avoid the clawback by using your RRSP deduction opportunities.


By Tyler Mordy | Monday, March 19, 2018

Last September, the U.S. Federal Reserve at long last began its so-called quantitative tightening (QT), gradually lowering its holdings of Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities. How should investors respond? If QE was positive for asset prices, then simple logic suggests that QT would be negative. Undoubtedly, this reasoning will be endlessly promoted by many pundits. And the sudden return of stock market volatility in early February only seemed to confirm their view. If only it were that simple.


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