Canadian ETF (EWC) Growth on the Rise
April 19th 2006 at 4:03pm by Tom Lydon
According to the IMF, high energy and commodity prices are helping the Canadian economy. Other factors contributing to the growth are high employment, increased consumer spending and healthy corporate profits. iShares MSCI Canada Index (EWC) is the exchange traded fund representing the region. It is up 15% year-to-date and as the chart below indicates, the ETF continues to trade above its 200-day moving average. Top holdings include financial – Royal Bank of Canada (RY) and energy – EnCana (ECA) companies.
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