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Last week, the Bank of Canada raised its key interest rate by 50 basis points, its biggest hike in over two decades. In today’s episode, Mark Raes, Alfred Lee, and Chris Heakes discuss expectations for the rest of the year and implications for bond markets, as well as inflation, the construction and evaluation of ESG products, the metals market, and high-yield bond strategies.
Mark Raes is the Head of Product at BMO Global Asset Management. He is joined on the podcast by Alfred Lee and Chris Heakes, Portfolio Managers and ETF Specialists at BMO Global Asset Management. The episode was recorded live on April 20, 2022.
ETFs mentioned in the podcast:
- BMO Aggregate Bond Index ETF (Ticker: ZAG)
- BMO MSCI Innovation Index ETF (Ticker: ZINN)
- BMO MSCI Canada ESG Leaders Index ETF (Ticker: ESGA)
- BMO Equal Weight Global Base Metals Hedged to CAD Index ETF (Ticker: ZMT)
- BMO High Yield US Corporate Bond Index ETF (Ticker: ZJK)
- BMO High Yield US Corporate Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF (Ticker: ZHY)
- BMO Mid-Term US IG Corporate Bond Index ETF (Ticker: ZIC)
- BMO Mid-Term US IG Corporate Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF (Ticker: ZMU)
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