Fully insured, AAA rated - What's different about Canadian MBS?

Presented by

Marina Mets (FTSE Russell), Mark Raes, CFA (BMO Global Asset Management), Jimmy Karam, CFA (BMO Capital Markets)

About this talk

Specialists from FTSE Russell and BMO talk Canadian National Housing Act mortgage-backed securities (NHA MBS). Get to know the merits of the new index licensed to BMO. FTSE Russell has recently extended its index expertise by introducing the first transparent Canada mortgage-backed securities index. The FTSE Canada NHA MBS 975 Index is licensed to BMO Asset Management, adding to its lineup of Canada fixed income ETFs. Fully insured, AAA-rated, Canadian National Housing Act mortgage-backed securities (NHA MBS) backed by the Canada Mortgage Housing Corporation (CMHC) have become a sizable portion of the Canadian fixed income market. Further, these securities have benefitted from recent updates aimed to increase their secondary liquidity. The market continues to evolve supporting investor interest in Canadian mortgage-backed securities. Learn more about the performance, risk and liquidity characteristics of these assets from the experts at FTSE Russell and BMO Global Asset Management. ***Please note that this webinar is addressed exclusively to investors in Canada and/or jurisdictions where BMO’s products are approved for distribution.***

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