Vanguard brings its low-fee mutual funds to Canada

Vanguard brings its low-fee mutual funds to Canada

Vanguard Investments Canada Inc., known for its low-cost ETFs, is launching its first suite of mutual funds. Vanguard will offer a global balanced fund, a global dividend fund, a U.S. value fund and an international growth fund, all of them actively managed, the company said in a statement Monday. The maximum management fee for each…

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‘American success story’ Harley-Davidson to shift production out of U.S. to avoid Trump’s trade war

‘American success story’ Harley-Davidson to shift production out of U.S. to avoid Trump’s trade war

President Donald Trump’s trade war with the European Union is undermining Harley-Davidson Inc., a manufacturer he embraced soon after taking office, by costing the company as much as US$100 million a year and spurring a shift in motorcycle production out of the U.S. The EU’s tariffs retaliating against Trump’s steel and aluminum levies will cost…

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How a soft Brexit differs from a hard one

How a soft Brexit differs from a hard one

THE debate over the right terms and conditions for Britain’s departure from the European Union is often simplified into two clashing concepts: a soft Brexit and a hard one. The first tends to be favoured by those who voted Remain in the 2016 referendum, the second by those who voted Leave. Yet what is the…

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