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The Federal Reserve soothed markets this week when Chairman Jay Powell announced the central bank’s intention to keep interest rates low until 2023. The announcement poured cold water on inflation concerns, yet uncertainty still lies ahead. Should investors find safe havens to wait out the volatility? In today’s episode, Chris Heakes, Alfred Lee and Mark Raes discuss which ETFs can help investors take some risk off the table and settle in for the long haul, focusing on BMO Low Volatility Canadian Equity ETF (ZLB) and BMO MSCI USA High Quality Index ETF (ZUQ). Our experts also explore the investment impact of the Delta COVID variant, ESG values and more.
Mark Raes is the Head of Product at BMO Global Asset Management. He is joined on the podcast by Chris Heakes and Alfred Lee, both Portfolio Managers and ETF Specialist at BMO Global Asset Management. The episode was recorded live on June 23, 2021.
ETFs mentioned in the podcast:
- BMO Low Volatility Canadian Equity ETF (Ticker: ZLB)
- BMO MSCI USA High Quality Index ETF (Ticker: ZUQ)
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