Market Opens

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Franklin Templeton Opens the Market

Thursday, April 11, 2024
Ahmed Farooq, Senior Vice President, Head of Retail ETF Distribution, Franklin Templeton Canada, and his team joined Keith Wu, Head, ETF and TMX Market Centre, Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), to open the market and celebrate the listing of the Franklin Canadian Government Bond Fund – ETF Series (TSX: FGOV). Franklin Resources, Inc. is a global investment management organization with subsidiaries operating as Franklin Templeton and serving clients in over 150 countries. In Canada, the company's subsidiary is Franklin Templeton Investments Corp., which operates as Franklin Templeton Canada. In Canada, Franklin Fixed Income is a business name used by Franklin Templeton Investments Corp. Franklin Templeton's mission is to help clients achieve better outcomes through investment management expertise, wealth management and technology solutions. Through its specialist investment managers, the company offers specialization on a global scale, bringing extensive capabilities in fixed income, equity, alternatives and multi-asset solutions. With more than 1,500 investment professionals, and offices in major financial markets around the world, the California-based company has over 75 years of investment experience and over US$1.6 trillion (approximately CAN$2.2 trillion) in assets under management as of March 31, 2024. For more information, please visit and connect with Franklin Templeton on X (formerly known as Twitter), Facebook and LinkedIn, and read the Beyond Bulls & Bears blog.

Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers Opens the Market

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Lisa Baiton, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP), and CAPP Members along with Brad Wells, Head of Energy, BMO Capital Markets, and his team joined David Chelich, Sector Head, Business Development, Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), and Robert Peterman, Chief Commercial Officer, TSX, to open the market and celebrate the annual BMO Capital Markets CAPP Energy Symposium. The annual conference provides a key forum for the energy industry to connect with the investment community. The conference facilitates investment and discussion on corporate strategies and industry performance and trends. Conference delegates include buy-side institutional portfolio and fund managers and leaders from Canada’s largest upstream oil and gas producers, energy royalty companies, energy services providers and energy infrastructure companies.

Wells Fargo Securities Canada, Ltd. Opens the Market

Tuesday, April 9, 2024
Jeahnette Cavaliere, Canada Country Manager and Board Member, and Darin Deschamps, Head of Wells Fargo Securities Canada, Ltd. along with their team and board of directors joined Michael Tintinaglia, Managing Director, Client Relationship Management, Equities, Toronto Stock Exchange, to open the market and celebrate Wells Fargo Securities Canada, Ltd. becoming a Trading Participant Organization on TSX and TSX Venture Exchange. Wells Fargo Corporate & Investment Banking (Wells Fargo CIB) delivers a comprehensive suite of capital markets, banking, and financial products and services. A trusted partner to their clients, Wells Fargo CIB provides corporate and transactional banking, commercial real estate lending and servicing, investment banking, equity and fixed income solutions including sales, trading, and research capabilities to corporate, commercial real estate, government, and institutional clients across the globe. Wells Fargo CIB continues to strengthen its execution capabilities for the benefit of our U.S. and Canadian institutional and corporate clients.

Women in Governance Opens the Market

Friday, April 5, 2024
Caroline Codsi, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Women in Governance (WiG), her team and guests joined Luc Fortin, President and Chief Executive Officer, Montréal Exchange (MX) & Global Head of Trading, TMX Group, to open the market and celebrate a major milestone for WiG: 1 million employees in Canada and the United States working in a Parity Certified organization. WiG’s Parity Certification™ enables organizations to close the gender gap at every level. With the support of its partners Accenture, Mercer and WTW, WiG evaluates and guides organizations on their journey towards parity, taking into account intersectionality and the multiple facets of diversity, equity, and inclusion. At its launch in 2017, 17 prestigious organizations had enrolled in the Parity Certification™. To date, WiG has certified 123 organizations, including the most prestigious ones in the FP500.

IR Magazine Opens the Market

Thursday, April 4, 2024
Representatives from IR Magazine joined Berk Sumen, Managing Director, TSX & TSXV Company Services, Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), to open the market and celebrate the 2024 IR Magazine Awards and the IR Magazine Hall of Fame. IR Magazine is the definitive, independent voice in investor relations, spanning over thirty-five years at the forefront of IR evolution. Globally recognized for its digital presence and dynamic events, it offers a diverse mix of content—from articles and podcasts to forums and videos—catering to a worldwide audience. Celebrated for excellence, the magazine is a trusted partner for IR professionals navigating the ever-evolving capital market landscape. The IR Magazine Hall of Fame honors past IR Magazine Awards winners, including those recognized as Best IR Professional and Lifetime Achievement awardees. This exclusive group celebrates their significant achievements in investor relations and allows them to contribute to shaping the future of excellence in the IR community.