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Welcome to ETFs in Context, a podcast that will explore the ever-evolving financial landscape and actionable ETF ideas to help you build and manage your clients’ investment portfolios. In each episode, Helen Hayes, Head of iShares Canada at BlackRock will sit down with investment thought leaders to have conversations that will aim to provide advisors with valuable investment insights and actionable strategies. read less
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AI and Beyond: Emerging Mega Forces in Investing
17-01-2024
AI and Beyond: Emerging Mega Forces in Investing
What are the long term structural forces impacting the global and Canadian investment landscape over the coming years, and how can investors prepare?  In this episode of ETFs in Context, Helen Hayes sits down with Jeff Spiegel, US Head of iShares Thematic, International and Sector ETFs.Helen and Jeff discuss emerging Mega Forces beyond the economic climate that are set to impact not only investing, but our society as a whole in the coming decade.In this episode, we explore:The five mega forces BlackRock has identified and how they will transform the way we work, live and investHow rapid adoption of AI is impacting investment portfoliosThe investment implications of the global shift to move to a lower carbon economyRBC iShares ETFs are comprised of RBC ETFs managed by RBC Global Asset Management Inc. and iShares ETFs managed by BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited ("BlackRock Canada"). Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investing in exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Please read the relevant prospectus before investing. ETFs are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Tax, investment and all other decisions should be made, as appropriate, only with guidance from a qualified professional.The iShares ETFs  are not  connected, sponsored, endorsed, issued, sold or promoted by Bloomberg Finance L.P. and its affiliates, including Bloomberg Index Services,  Limited (“Bloomberg”), Cohen & Steers Capital Management Inc., London Stock Exchange Group plc and its group undertakings (“LSE Group”, ICE Data Indices, LLC.,  ICE Benchmark Administration Limited, Jantzi Research Inc., Markit Indices Limited, Morningstar, Inc., MSCI Inc., MSCI ESG Research and Bloomberg, NASDAQ OMX Group Inc., NYSE FactSet or S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC. (“S&P”). None of these companies make any representation regarding the advisability of investing in the iShares ETFs. BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited is not affiliated with the companies listed above. The Prospectus contains a more detailed description of the limited relationship the companies have with BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited and any related ETFs. ® / TM Trademark(s) of Royal Bank of Canada. Used under licence. iSHARES is a registered trademark of BlackRock, Inc., or its subsidiaries in the United States and elsewhere. Used under licence.© 2023 RBC Global Asset Management Inc. and BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited. All rights reserved.
Coming soon – ETFs in Context
04-12-2023
Coming soon – ETFs in Context
Welcome to ETFs in Context, a podcast that will explore the ever-evolving financial landscape and actionable ETF ideas to help you build and manage your clients’ investment portfolios.In each episode, Helen Hayes, Head of iShares Canada at BlackRock will sit down with investment thought leaders to have conversations that will aim to provide advisors with valuable investment insights and actionable strategies.The information and opinions herein are provided for informational purposes only and represent the views of BlackRock Inc. and do not necessarily represent the views of RBC Global Asset Management Inc. or its affiliates. They are subject to change and should not be relied upon as the basis for your investment decisions. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future performance. This document is not and should not be construed as a solicitation or offering of units of any fund or other security in any jurisdiction. No part of this material may be reproduced or redistributed beyond its intended audience.This material is not intended to be relied upon as a forecast, research or investment advice, and is not a recommendation, offer or solicitation to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. The opinions expressed are as of the date indicated and may change as subsequent conditions vary. This post may contain “forward-looking” information that is not purely historical in nature. There is no guarantee that any of these views will come to pass. Reliance upon information in this post is at the sole discretion of the reader.RBC iShares ETFs are comprised of RBC ETFs managed by RBC Global Asset Management Inc. and iShares ETFs managed by BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (“BlackRock Canada”). Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investing in exchange traded funds (ETFs). Please read the relevant prospectus before investing. ETFs are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Tax, investment and all other decisions should be made, as appropriate, only with guidance from a qualified professional.The iShares ETFs  are not  connected, sponsored, endorsed, issued, sold or promoted by Bloomberg Finance L.P. and its affiliates, including Bloomberg Index Services,  Limited (“Bloomberg”), Cohen & Steers Capital Management Inc., London Stock Exchange Group plc and its group undertakings (“LSE Group”, ICE Data Indices, LLC.,  ICE Benchmark Administration Limited, Jantzi Research Inc., Markit Indices Limited, Morningstar, Inc., MSCI Inc., MSCI ESG Research and Bloomberg, NASDAQ OMX Group Inc. or S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC. (“S&P”). None of these companies make any representation regarding the advisability of investing in the iShares ETFs. BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited is not affiliated with the companies listed above. The Prospectus contains a more detailed description of the limited relationship the companies have with BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited and any related ETFs.® / TM Trademark(s) of Royal Bank of Canada. Used under licence. iSHARES is a registered trademark of BlackRock, Inc., or its subsidiaries in the United States and elsewhere. Used under licence.© 2023 BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited and RBC Global Asset Management Inc. All rights reserved.