RESEARCH

Mackenzie Investments’ mid-year ETF report finds Canadian industry flourishing

Mackenzie Investments’ mid-year ETF report finds Canadian industry flourishing

Canada’s Mackenzie Investments, with CAD197.3 billion in assets under management, has published its 2021 Mid-Year ETF Report, which finds that CAD25 billion flowed into the Canadian ETF market in first five months of 2021, putting it on the path to beat 2020’s record-breaking CAD41 billion year. The six months also saw a record-breaking CAD billion in inflows to Canadian-listed ESG-focused ETFs between January and March.

DIGITAL ASSETS

FCA publishes detailed crypto research but no comment on plight of regulated crypto ETPs

FCA publishes detailed crypto research but no comment on plight of regulated crypto ETPs

The UK’s FCA’s Michael Karim and Gergana Tomova have been busy researching UK investors and their approach to cryptocurrencies, noting in their latest research note that the profile of cryptocurrencies has risen – 78 per cent of adults said they have heard of cryptocurrency, up from 73 per cent in a year, but overall understanding of cryptocurrency has declined.