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RBC iShares launches RBC Canadian Discount Bond ETF


RBC iShares has expanded its exchange traded fund lineup with the launch of the RBC Canadian Discount Bond ETF. 

The ETF, managed by RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM), provides a low cost, one-stop fixed income solution designed to provide tax-efficient returns for investors. The ETF has begun trading on the NEO Exchange.

The RBC Canadian Discount Bond ETF aims to deliver an attractive after-tax yield to maturity. The ETF will purchase short-term, high-quality Canadian government and corporate bonds, with an emphasis on bonds priced below par. Drawing from the award-winning1 investment expertise of RBC Global Asset Management’s Fixed Income team, this ETF is a complement to an investor’s core bond portfolio, designed to shorten duration, improve capital preservation as well as tax efficiency of investors’ fixed income portfolios.

“With this product launch, RBC iShares continues to deliver high quality and innovative solutions to Canadian investors and advisors,” says Mark Neill, Head of RBC ETFs. “With the launch of the new RBC Canadian Discount Bond ETF, investors will be able to access a low cost, tax efficient solution which leverages the experience and investment expertise of the award-winning1 Fixed Income team at RBC Global Asset Management.”

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