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CFA Society Toronto Opens the Market

Thursday, February 27, 2020
Sue Lemon, CFA, CEO, CFA Society Toronto, alongside fellow board, staff and 2019 graduates of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, joined Omar Khafagy, CFA, Client Success Specialist, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange, to open the market in celebration of the achievements for over 800 new CFA Charterholding Society members from the June 2019 exam. CFA Society Toronto was founded in 1936, and is part of the worldwide network of CFA Institute member societies that lead the investment profession globally by promoting the highest standards of ethics, education and professional excellence for the ultimate benefit of society. CFA Society Toronto supports the professional interests of over 10,000 members through advocacy, continuing education, and other professional development member services.

Raymond James Ltd. Opens the Market

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Sybil Verch, EVP, Head of Private Client Solutions, Private Client Group, Raymond James Ltd., joined Kevin Sampson, President, Equities Trading, TMX Group, to open the market. Raymond James Ltd., is the Canadian division of North American investment dealer Raymond James Financial, Inc. The company offers a range of professional investment services and products, including private client services, financial and estate planning, portfolio management, insurance, equity research, investment banking, and institutional sales and trading.

Dynamic Funds Opens the Market

Monday, February 24, 2020
Neal Kerr, Senior Vice President and Head, Scotia Global Asset Management, joined Graham Mackenzie, Head, ETFs and Structured Products, Toronto Stock Exchange, to open the market to celebrate the launch of two new Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs): Dynamic Active Global Infrastructure ETF (DXN); and Dynamic Active International Dividend ETF (DXW). Dynamic Funds is a division of 1832 Asset Management L.P., which offers a range of wealth management solutions, including mutual funds, actively managed ETFs, investment solutions for private clients, institutional clients and managed asset programs. 1832 Asset Management L.P. is a limited partnership, the general partner of which is wholly owned by Scotiabank. DXN and DXW commenced trading on Toronto Stock Exchange on February 20, 2020.

2020 TSX Venture 50 Opens the Market

Friday, February 21, 2020
The 2020 TSX Venture 50 companies joined Brady Fletcher, Managing Director & Head, TSX Venture Exchange, to open the market. The TSX Venture 50 is the annual flagship program of the TSX Venture Exchange, which is a ranking of top performing companies from five sectors: Clean Technology and Life Sciences, Diversified Industries, Energy, Mining, and Technology.

Canadian Security Traders Association Closes the Market

Thursday, February 20, 2020
Stéphane Ouellette, Chair, Canadian Security Traders Association, Inc. (CSTA), joined Jeff Foster, Director, Equities Trading, TMX Group, to close the market to kick-off the CSTA Annual Winter Vendor Fair. Formed in 2000, the CSTA serves as a voice of over 850 equity traders in Canada and works alongside its American counterparts. The Board of Governors is committed to industry advancement through regulatory input, continuing education, and collaboration. The CSTA Annual Winter Vendor Fair takes place on February 20 at the Toronto Region Board of Trade in Toronto, Ontario, and the annual conference will be held in Niagara-on-the-Lake in August 2020.